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Chengdu fish & chip shop designed using 3D scans of British chippies

Architectural firm Unknown Works has used 3D scans of real British ‘chippy’ store to create a replica Chengdu fish & chip shop in China.

Tmall and Swire Properties launch New Retail initiative

Tmall and Swire Properties are launching a New Retail initiative creating tailored retail experiences at Swire Properties’ five mainland malls.

Bid for control of Columbia Sportswear China

Columbia Sportswear seeks to buy out its local Columbia Sportswear China JV partner Swire Resources.

Swire plans to double Qinyuan bakery China network

Swire plans to nearly double the size of its Qinyuan bakery business by 2020.

Burberry Hong Kong downsizes flagship

Burberry Hong Kong is giving up a whole floor of its Pacific Place flagship as part of a range of initiatives to respond to the declining luxury market in the territory.

Swire unveils HKRI Taikoo Hui

HKR International and Swire Properties have jointly revealed the name of their Shanghai joint-venture project: HKRI Taikoo Hui.

Fitch sounds warning on Hong Kong retail

First Hong Kong lost its mantle as the world leader in retail rents. Now the global ratings agency Fitch has issued a chilling warning. Fitch said in a statement Thursday that street-level shops in Hong Kong’s prime areas are vulnerable to the persistent weakness in luxury retail sales and their rents will likely decline at double-digit rates in 2015. In contrast, shopping malls with well-established tenant mixes could outperform the market with flat to slightly positive rental growth in 2…