An modern take on a Christmas tree towers over visitors outside a Shanghai shopping mall. Photo: Bloomberg An modern take on a Christmas tree towers over visitors outside a Shanghai shopping mall. Photo: Bloomberg
An modern take on a Christmas tree towers over visitors outside a Shanghai shopping mall. Photo: Bloomberg
China economy

Hong Kong’s embattled retail landlords bet on their mainland malls for Christmas cheer, wooing shoppers with lavish festive displays

  • Facing a dismal Christmas shopping period at home, some Hong Kong developers are trying to woo big spenders to their upmarket malls in mainland China with extravagant festive displays
  • Mainland Chinese retail sales grew 5 per cent in November from a year earlier, marking the fourth successive month of expansion

Topic |   China economy
An modern take on a Christmas tree towers over visitors outside a Shanghai shopping mall. Photo: Bloomberg An modern take on a Christmas tree towers over visitors outside a Shanghai shopping mall. Photo: Bloomberg
An modern take on a Christmas tree towers over visitors outside a Shanghai shopping mall. Photo: Bloomberg
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