Retailers have been hit hard by months of civil unrest. Photo: Edward Wong

At least 5,600 retail jobs to go in Hong Kong and 7,000 firms to fold in coming six months as protests land heavy blow on economy, survey finds

  • About 30 per cent of the 176 companies which responded to survey said they would lay off 10 per cent of their staff in the coming six months
  • Hong Kong Retail Management Association, which carried out the survey, says doom and gloom in industry will cause a chain reaction for economy
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Retailers have been hit hard by months of civil unrest. Photo: Edward Wong
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Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang

Denise Tsang is an award-winning journalist, with her career built on covering business and Hong Kong local news. She has won a number of regional and Hong Kong press awards and was a part-time lecturer on business journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University.