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India relaxes FDI investment rules

India’s government has recently announced relaxations on single-brand retail’s FDI investments.

Hong Kong fitness-centre scammers jailed

Four Hong Kong fitness-centre scammers were sentenced yesterday after earlier conviction of engaging in aggressive commercial practices.

Yet another Hong Kong counterfeit ring sprung

Customs has smashed another Hong Kong counterfeiting syndicate, this one operating from Tung Choi Street in Mong Kok. About 2600 items of suspected counterfeit goods – including handbags, wallets and belts with an estimated market value of about HKD4.3 million (US$548,000) – were seized during the raid of a fixed hawker pitch and a storage facility.  Customs had earlier receiv…

Arrests made as Hong Kong fitness centres targeted in Customs operation

Customs officers have been targeting unfair trade practices by Hong Kong fitness centres in a special operation codenamed “Tornado” since the end of last year.

Women arrested after massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics seized

Two women have been arrested for their suspected involvement in the importation and possession of a massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics and perfumes.

Women arrested after massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics seized

Two women have been arrested for their suspected involvement in the importation and possession of a massive haul of counterfeit cosmetics and perfumes.

Cross-border online retailers rapped over shipping fees, late deliveries and damaged goods

Cross-border online retailers are under fire in Hong Kong over allegations of unclear shipping costs, additional fees, late deliveries, and goods damaged or lost in transit.

Plastic-free tableware campaign saves 1.2 million items

Organisers of the second phase of the Hong Kong government’s ‘Plastic-Free Takeaway, Use Reusable Tableware’ campaign claim it has saved more than 1 million disposable items.

Store fined for displaying non-compliant PMDs for sale

A Paya Lebar retailer has been fined $750 for displaying personal mobility devices for sale (PMDs) which did not comply with Singapore laws.

Versace apologises for suggesting Hong Kong is a country

Italian luxury label Versace have apologised after one of the company’s T-shirts was widely criticised on social media in China for suggesting Hong Kong is a country.

Scale of Stanley hawker’s counterfeit goods business surprises Customs

Hong Kong Customs who raided a mobile hawker selling counterfeit goods in Stanley on Friday, were surprised by the scale of the operation behind it.

Positive outlook for Singapore retail leasing sector

Ongoing investment-sale activity for malls suggests a positive outlook for the Singapore retail leasing sector, reports Edmund Tie & Company