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Causeway Bay retail rents slide

Causeway Bay retail rents – for street shops, at least, suffered a significant 10.7 per cent quarterly decline in the second three months of this year.

Chinese investors snap up European shops

Chinese investors have spent US$1.4 billion acquiring a collection of retail properties in France and Belgium.

Hong Kong retail rents holding – for now

Hong Kong retail rents are holding their own – for now. The city has retained its place as the world’s most expensive retail market, according to CBRE.

Hong Kong retail rents holding – for now

Hong Kong retail rents are holding their own – for now. The city has retained its place as the world’s most expensive retail market, according to CBRE.

Generation Z to make big retail impact

New challenges lie ahead for retailers in Asia as the growing ranks of Generation Z embrace technology and earn more.

Transit projects to transform global cities

Transit Oriented Developments (TODs) are transforming global cities according to a new report from CBRE.

Asian cities top rankings for global brands

Tokyo is the world’s hottest market for retail expansion, attracting 63 new global brands last year and heading a list dominated by Asian and Middle Eastern cities.

Hong Kong retail entry appeal lags

Hong Kong retail industry takes a minor dent to morale with the release of a report on the most popular new markets for global retail expansion.

Weak outlook for Hong Kong retail rents

CBRE is predicting a weak outlook for Hong Kong retail rents in the second quarter.

Foreign brands drive Manila malls boom

Rapid expansion of foreign and local retail brands are driving a Manila malls boom, according to CBRE.

Missha shutters Hong Kong shops

Korean cosmetics brand Missha has apparently shut up shop in Hong Kong. Staff and customers alike turned up to the brand’s 20 stores across the city on Friday to find signs attached to the protective roller doors with messages along the lines of: “Missha is not available to serve you and we apologise for any inconvenience caused”. News organisations in Hong Kong have been unable to track down store managers or head office staff and have concluded the brand is exiting the market. Even o…

Physical stores still dominate in Hong Kong

Hong Kong shoppers says they still prefer the tactile experience of shopping in retail stores over buying online, despite the surge in e-tailing. A CBRE consumer survey has found that even though Hong Kong consumers are tech savvy, with a staggering 92 per cent of survey respondents owning a smartphone, the majority still prefer to complete their purchase at a physical store rather than online. Conducted in August, CBRE’s first-ever Asia Pacific consumer survey sought to identify current…