Christmas shoppers at the Daimaru store in Causeway Bay. Daimaru was the first chain from Japan to enter Hong Kong’s retail space.

The rise (and occasional fall) of Hong Kong’s Japanese department stores

Starting with Daimaru in 1960, the city has seen big chains from Japan come and go

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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Christmas shoppers at the Daimaru store in Causeway Bay. Daimaru was the first chain from Japan to enter Hong Kong’s retail space.
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