A customer hunts for bargains at a discount retail shop in Tsim Sha Tsui on July 12. Photo: May Tse A customer hunts for bargains at a discount retail shop in Tsim Sha Tsui on July 12. Photo: May Tse
A customer hunts for bargains at a discount retail shop in Tsim Sha Tsui on July 12. Photo: May Tse
Retailing

Hong Kong’s crucial retail sector slowed by high rent, manpower shortage and staff turnover, survey shows

  • Nearly 80 per cent of local retailers say rent is a challenge – with spaces in malls more expensive than ever
  • Industry insider predicts double-digit drop in retail sales if political turmoil continues

Topic |   Retailing
A customer hunts for bargains at a discount retail shop in Tsim Sha Tsui on July 12. Photo: May Tse A customer hunts for bargains at a discount retail shop in Tsim Sha Tsui on July 12. Photo: May Tse
A customer hunts for bargains at a discount retail shop in Tsim Sha Tsui on July 12. Photo: May Tse
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