Shopping

South China Morning Post (SCMP) Plans Launch of RedeeME, a New Upscale Group Buying Website

South China Morning Post revealed its plans to launch a new luxury discount offer website, targeting the discerning and upscale tastes of its typical readership profile.

A Mall for Men in Hong Kong

Jason Chow The Wall Street Journal 12.10.2011
A Mall for Men in Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, men now have a mall to call their own. At a runway show last week featuring actor Louis Koo, the Landmark mall’s basement was refashioned into a guy-oriented shopping hub. Called Landmark Men, the 60,000 square-foot space is dedicate...


Tourism shocker: Mainlanders actually hate to shop in Hong Kong

Despite spending an average of HK$7,453 each when visiting Hong Kong, tourists from mainland China say they don't really like shopping here. The Hong Kong Tourism Board found that 22 million visitors to Hong Kong in 2010 were from mainland China, ...

Asia has four of world's top ten destinations for luxury brands: survey

Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Beijing are among the top ten destination cities worldwide for luxury retailers, a latest survey by real estate consultancy CB Richard Ellis has found.


In Hong Kong, in Pursuit of the Perfect Dress

CHERYL LU-LIEN TAN The New York Times 03.04.2011
The author is fitted for a cheongsam, the traditional Chinese dress, at Linva Tailors.

CHEONGSAMS have long captivated me. Growing up in Singapore, I remember seeing sepia-toned photographs of elegant women wearing the form-fitting, high-collared traditional Chinese dress, their ears studded with pearls, their hair immaculately coif...

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In Hong Kong, Where to Get Well-Heeled

Christine Chow The New York Times 14.08.2010
In Hong Kong, Where to Get Well-Heeled

For Hong Kong fashion mavens, shoes are often not an accessory, but the main item. So it’s not surprising that shoe boutiques of all styles and prices proliferate across the city. But fans of luxury footwear have been making a special pilgrimage t...

British designer Gareth Pugh opens his first shop - in the centre of Hong Kong

The boutique remains true to Pugh's gothic aesthetic with no window display and a facade painted in British-imported jet black rubber paint.


Uniquely Hong Kong things to do when it rains

Andrew Dembina, Phillippa Stewart CNNGo.com 02.08.2010
Uniquely Hong Kong things to do when it rains

Rain might make Mongkok's outdoor Ladies' Market less attractive as a shopping destination, but there are plenty of other bargain shopping options situated indoors -- Hong Kong isn't known as a shopper's paradise for nothing.

Bombay Sapphire Revelation gleams at Hong Kong Airport

Bacardi Travel Retail Asia Pacific has launched Bombay Sapphire Revelation, its HK$1.6 million (US$200,000) crystal decanter, at Hong Kong International Airport. This is the first time Revelation has travelled to this part of Asia. The launch is i...


Apple Plans to Open a Retail Store in Hong Kong

Sumner Lemon PC World 14.07.2010
Apple Plans to Open a Retail Store in Hong Kong

Apple intends to open a retail store in Hong Kong as part of wider expansion plans in China.

Three Classic Scams in Hong Kong #3 The Great Antiques Hunt

A scam that seems to run and run in Hong Kong; the extras con is somewhat of a grey area and as such can be hard to avoid. The trick basically involves a shop selling you cut price electronics - printers, phones and cameras are particularly popula...


London's Selfridges named world's best department store

Selfridges has beaten Bloomingdale's in New York to be named the best department store in the world.

Three Classic Scams in Hong Kong #1 The Bait and Switch

While Hong Kong's reputation as being a haven for conmen and swindlers is regularly overstated, the city does have a few unscrupulous retailers who will cheat tourists, if given the chance. There are a couple of scams that are particularly popular...


Where to buy Apple's 16-gigabyte WiFi iPad in Hong Kong

Miguel Gonzalez Jr. The Wall Street Journal 21.04.2010
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The place: G-World Mobile, 1/F Sincere House Commercial Podium, Mongkok, Hong Kong

Fossils for sale

alex levin 22.10.2009
Fossils  for  sale

I offer two fossils for sale, their picture attached below


Seattle has a new children’s resale boutique

Adriana van Dam Examiner 10.02.2009
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When my favorite children’s consignment store A Child’s Closet near University Village announced that they would be closing their doors, I was sad. I frequented the place quite often since it was nearby and it was just so darn easy to drop by with...

Barack Obama for seal

alex levin 23.01.2009
Barack Obama for seal

The last opportunity to by domain: Barack Obama


MTRC rolls out $11m Christmas cheer at malls

Beatrice Siu and Diana Lee The Standard 24.11.2008
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The MTR Corp is spending HK$11 million to attract customers to its shopping malls during the festive season.

Christmas crackers

Nickkita Lau The Standard 21.11.2008
Christmas crackers

Hongkongers are shopping like crazy to snap up cut-price Christmas bargains as worried retailers go all out to keep the tills ringing.