A Montgomery Ward and Co. catalogue from 1895. Photo: Handout A Montgomery Ward and Co. catalogue from 1895. Photo: Handout
A Montgomery Ward and Co. catalogue from 1895. Photo: Handout
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Online shopping might be new, but Hongkongers have long bought from overseas

  • The city’s standing as a shopping haven is more tourism industry hyperbole than fact
  • Well-to-do Hongkongers have always looked West for quality household goods

A Montgomery Ward and Co. catalogue from 1895. Photo: Handout A Montgomery Ward and Co. catalogue from 1895. Photo: Handout
A Montgomery Ward and Co. catalogue from 1895. Photo: Handout
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