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Tiffany Lung

Tiffany Lung

Tiffany Lung is a retail analyst based in London and Hong Kong, with a focus on innovation trends and consumer behaviours. With close to 10 years’ experience across the wider retail industry, her insights are featured regularly in local and international media and she speaks frequently at industry events. Tiffany’s experience includes being an analyst at Tofugear and Ascential Group PLC in London. In her spare time, Tiffany shares the latest store innovations through her #TiffanysRetailPatrol series.


ChaTraMue Hong Kong trebles its network

Popular Thai tea brand ChaTraMue is expanding its footprint in Hong Kong with two new stores about to open in the territory.

Don Don Donki accelerates Hong Kong expansion

Japanese discount retailer Don Don Donki is to open up to three more stores in Hong Kong imminently, including a flagship in Causeway Bay.

Lush causeway Bay

Hong Kong Cosmetics retailers Lush and Bonjour sued over unpaid rent

Two Hong Kong cosmetics retailers have fallen victim to the coronavirus crisis facing legal action over unpaid rent.

Tea WG Sha Tin

Tea WG opens fourth Hong Kong boutique

Singaporean luxury tea brand Tea WG has expanded its Hong Kong footprint, adding a fourth boutique at Sha Tin’s New Town Plaza, its first in the New Territories.

Chinese tea chain Heytea quietly backs out of Hong Kong

Chinese tea chain Heytea has closed three quarters of its Hong Kong network, leaving just two stores operating, at Causeway Bay’s Times Square and Sha Tin’s New Town Plaza.

One in four Hong Kong retail stores set to close this year

With sales decimated by the coronavirus crisis, and with little support coming from landlords, some 20,400 Hong Kong retail stores will close by year end, according to research from the HKRMA.

Mannings opens pharmacies for public hospital medication collection

Health-and-beauty retailer Mannings has partnered with seven Hong Kong public hospitals to allow local residents to collect their prescribed medicines at its in-store pharmacies.

British beauty retailer Space NK closes China stores after two years

British multi-brand beauty retailer Space NK has ended its physical presence in China, just two years after its debut there, closing all eight stores.

New World launches vending machines offering free face masks in Hong Kong

Thirty-five New World vending machines have opened across Hong Kong providing masks to low-income families during the coronavirus crisis.

How Chinese jeweller Ideal transformed staff into live-streaming KOLs

Shenzhen’s multi-brand jeweller Ideal has transformed its 18-year-old traditional business model to a New Retail business virtually overnight in light of the coronavirus crisis.

Don Don Donki opens second outlet in Thailand despite Covid-19

TiAmidst the Covid-19 outbreak, Japanese discount-variety store Don Don Donki has continued ahead with the opening of its latest branch in Bangkok, Thailand as part of its international expansion.

Gordon Ramsay shuts three Hong Kong city restaurants

British celebrity chef and restaurateur Gordon Ramsey has quit Hong Kong, following the footsteps of compatriot Jamie Oliver last month.