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Loss-making Bauhaus to close 10 stores, axe 100 staff

Hong Kong fashion group Bauhaus International says it will close up to 10 loss-making stores in Hong Kong.

Chow Tai Fook completes Enzo purchase

Chow Tai Fook has completed a full acquisition of the luxury coloured-gem jewellery brand Enzo.

Calvin Klein and Allsaints ban fur across ranges

Hong Kong fashion brands management firm Global Brands Group says it will ban fur across its Calvin Klein and Allsaints clothing ranges.

Hong Kong Customs arrest coronavirus profiteers

Two retailers have been arrested for trying to profit from the coronavirus crisis after spot checks by Hong Kong Customs staff.

Ralph Lauren fears coronavirus will cut sales by $70 million

Luxury group Ralph Lauren Corp fears the coronavirus will reduce its March-quarter sales by between US$55 million and $70 million, due to falling store footfalls in Mainland China, South Korea and Japan.

Coronavirus may fundamentally change retail across Asia

The coronavirus is driving many Asian consumers to shop online – and it could mark the early stages of a long-term fundamental shift in the region’s retail industry.

Adrian Cheng takes charge of New World China

Dr Adrian Cheng has taken the helm of New World Development’s Mainland China subsidiary as executive chairman.

Frites opens two more beer houses in Hong Kong

Frites, the Belgian-themed beer-house chain in Hong Kong has launched two new branches – in North Point and Kwun Tong – taking its store count to six.

Little romance likely for China retailers on Valentine’s Day

The coronavirus outbreak is set to rob retailers of all the romance on Valentine’s Day tomorrow according to analysts from OC&C Strategy Consulting.

Deliveroo to offer support for Hong Kong restaurant partners

Deliveroo has offered support for its Hong Kong restaurant partners as many of them are suffering from coronavirus impact.

Under Armour Asia-Pacific sales surge, but coronavirus impact looms

Under Armour Asia-Pacific sales surged 9.8 per cent in the December quarter – a far greater growth rate than the global 3.7 per cent.

Hong Kong restaurant sales fall in fourth quarter

Hong Kong restaurant sales fell 14.3 per cent in the December quarter, provisionally estimated at HKD26 billion (US$3.35 billion).