Discusses the Hong Kong retailing system in relation to past and present social and economic issues. (1) 1997 return to Chinese governance, (2) labour shortages, (3) proposed tax changes, (4) relationship with the US, (5) Japanese retailers′ influence, (6) retail diversification and (7) rising retail rental rates. Provides an overview of merchandising strategies utilized by existing department stores, both domestic and foreign. Emphasizes the strategies used by four major groups of department stores operating in Hong Kong (Hong Kong, Japanese, Chinese, and British). Discusses Hong Kong retailers′ management strategies and adjustments being undertaken in anticipation of the colony′s future.
Phillips, L.A., Sternquist, B.J. and Mui, S. (1992), "HONG KONG DEPARTMENT STORES: RETAILING IN THE 1990s", International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, Vol. 20 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000002961
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