Watsons is giving up its shop at Star House, TST, after leasing it for 20 years. Photo: Shutterstock
Watsons is giving up its shop at Star House, TST, after leasing it for 20 years. Photo: Shutterstock

Watsons closes shop in Tsim Sha Tsui after 20 years in latest sign of Hong Kong retail sector’s struggle to survive coronavirus pandemic

  • The personal health care chain is shutting its store in one of Hong Kong’s major shopping destinations citing the sharp drop in international visitors
  • Retailers that rely heavily on mainland Chinese and other tourists for sales found themselves struggling after the city essentially closed its borders early last year

Watsons is giving up its shop at Star House, TST, after leasing it for 20 years. Photo: Shutterstock
Watsons is giving up its shop at Star House, TST, after leasing it for 20 years. Photo: Shutterstock
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