A long line of mainland tourists outside a Hermes store in Tsim Sha Tsui. The luxury retail sector is struggling to recruit and retain enough qualified staff. Photo: Sam Tsang A long line of mainland tourists outside a Hermes store in Tsim Sha Tsui. The luxury retail sector is struggling to recruit and retain enough qualified staff. Photo: Sam Tsang
A long line of mainland tourists outside a Hermes store in Tsim Sha Tsui. The luxury retail sector is struggling to recruit and retain enough qualified staff. Photo: Sam Tsang

Rich pay, rich clients, but luxury retail jobs go begging

Surge in new hotels and shopping centres to cater to rising number of mainland tourists is stretching staff recruitment in the luxury sector

A long line of mainland tourists outside a Hermes store in Tsim Sha Tsui. The luxury retail sector is struggling to recruit and retain enough qualified staff. Photo: Sam Tsang A long line of mainland tourists outside a Hermes store in Tsim Sha Tsui. The luxury retail sector is struggling to recruit and retain enough qualified staff. Photo: Sam Tsang
A long line of mainland tourists outside a Hermes store in Tsim Sha Tsui. The luxury retail sector is struggling to recruit and retain enough qualified staff. Photo: Sam Tsang
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