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Foot Locker moves into Macau

Foot Locker has made its Macau debut with two stores opening this month.

Locals help reboot Macau retail and restaurant trade

Supportive measures for the Macau retail and restaurant trade resulted in a mild improvement in business during May, according to official data.

Luk Fook to close five Hong Kong stores as sales continue to fall

Luk Fook Holdings has reported a 71-per-cent plunge in first-quarter same-store sales due to the impact of Covid-19 on tourist numbers travelling to Hong Kong.

SaSa sales plunge 68 per cent due to Covid-19 freezing tourism

Beauty-products retailer Sa Sa International saw sales plunge 67.9 per cent in the June quarter due to the collapse in mainland tourist arrivals in the city.

Sands Shopping Carnival aims to revive Macau retail

Sands China is to launch the Sands Shopping Carnival at the Venetian Macau next month to boost the local retail market.

Asia-Pacific luxury-goods market tipped to shed US$2.1 billion this year

The Asia-Pacific luxury-goods market is projected to sink by US$2.1 billion this year as consumers switch from big-ticket items to affordable luxury.

Reduced rents, high-end products help Oriental Watch stay in profit

Listed Hong Kong timepiece retailer Oriental Watch Holdings has weathered the multiple crises of the last year to record a profit of US$12.9 million.

Jeweller Luk Fook sees early signs of recovery in Hong Kong retail

Hong Kong-listed jeweller Luk Fook has reported early signs of a recovery in the Hong Kong market this month, despite the border with China still closed.

Iconix Brand Group sells Starter China business

American brand management company Iconix Brand Group has sold the Starter China business for US$16 million to an unnamed local investor.

Country Garden builds world-first robotic restaurant

Chinese property-development company Country Garden has launched the world’s first robotic restaurant, in Guangdong.

Chow Tai Fook posts strong profit despite retail turmoil

Hong Kong-headquartered jeweller Chow Tai Fook has ended the financial year with a US$374 million profit attributable to shareholders.

Shoppers return to Macau’s casino malls

Macau’s casino malls have seen a welcome resurgence in foot traffic as locals bearing shopping vouchers return to store floors.