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Link reveals plan to support tenants and encourage consumer spending

Link Reit has introduced measures to support its tenants and lift customer spending in Hong Kong in a move to offset the impact of the coronavirus crisis.

Japan’s Maruya opens first offshore store, in Hong Kong

Osaka-based drugstore Maruya has made its international debut in Hong Kong with its first store in Sheung Shui, a prominent ‘border town’ notorious for parallel traders.

Lalamove teams with Klook in Hong Kong for food-delivery service

Hong Kong on-demand delivery startup Lalamove and travel-activities booking-platform Klook have collaborated in a new express food-delivery service.

Hong Kong food-delivery companies join WWF campaign to combat plastic use

Hong Kong food-delivery companies, Deliveroo and Foodpanda, have joined WWF’s Plastic Action Initiative (PACT) to help reduce single-use plastics.

Hongkong Land posts record profit, despite protests

Property developer Hongkong Land has reported a 4-per-cent rise in underlying profit to a record US$1.076 billion for last year – but warned that the advent of the coronavirus outbreak will dent results this year.

HKTV Mall sets records as Hongkongers move online during coronavirus crisis

HKTV Mall has achieved its highest monthly turnover of its six years of operations in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Dairy Farm International results dented by Hong Kong challenges

Tough trading conditions in Hong Kong have dulled the impact of Dairy Farm International’s transformation programme, despite solid sales growth in other markets.

Most Hong Kong e-commerce businesses are eyeing offshore markets

More than half of Hong Kong e-commerce businesses want to develop new offshore markets, according to a whitepaper released by e-commerce platform creator Shopline.

Times Square, Harbour City parent Wharf calls Hong Kong economy ‘dire’

Hong Kong retail landlords will face pressure to reduce rental rates throughout the year as leases come up for renewal, says Wharf Real Estate Investment Company chairman and MD Stephen Ng.

Coronavirus to wipe US$8.3bn off Asia-Pacific duty-free sales

The coronavirus outbreak has substantially altered forecasts for Asia-Pacific duty-free sales this year, according to research firm GlobalData.

Influencers sign on to The R Collective x Net-A-Porter campaign

Upcycling fashion label The R Collective has unveiled a new campaign highlighting the advances in sustainability through its upcycling projects across Asia.

Retail Asia Conference & Expo 2020, Vinexpo rescheduled

This year’s Retail Asia Conference & Expo (RACE) has been postponed in line with government efforts to control and limit the spread of the Novel coronavirus.