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Meatballs' journey to digitalization

Smarter Digital City 2.0 commissioned by Google Hong Kong in October indicated that the pace of digitization of local SMEs is not fast enough to keep up with the market demand. Only half of Hong Kong’s SMEs currently see digital as a fundamental part of their business. The road to digitization of a …

創業

Innovative ideas needed for matured party house market

The business of party house has been growing in Hong Kong since 2010, when the Development Bureau implemented revitalization measures to industrial areas allowing party houses to operate in these lower rent buildings.  After enjoying eight good years, now the market has become mature and entrepreneu …

創業

Co-working space: new attraction for big companies

Co-working space in Hong Kong, which started to flourish in the early 2010s, has attracted not only startups and freelancers but also professionals and big corporations such as IBM, KPMG and HSBC. These big names have caught up with the trend and rented co-working places on hopes to enhance their em …

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge - An opportunity for logistics

  • 2018-11-28

The opening of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZM Bridge) is expected to boost the economic growth in China's Greater Bay area and facilitate the land freight between Hong Kong and Zhuhai despite a disappointing start. Yick Chi-ming, the transport functional constituency Councillor in the Legisl …

Government ban drives e-cigarettes to black market

  • 2018-11-27

Hong Kong government is set to impose a full ban on the getting popular e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn cigarettes, and some legislative councillors believed that the policy would ruin the legal market and push the products into the black market. E-cigarettes have become popular in recent years in Ho …

Poor public wet market management needs to be fixed

  • 2018-11-27

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has promised to build public wet markets in newly developed areas to help counteract the near monopoly of the Link Real Estate Investment Trust (Link Reit), but people said the ineffective management of public wet markets remains a problem to be s …

Shared power bank business makes a slit at Hong Kong

  • 2018-10-09

Reporter: Felix Tam Editor: Winnie Lee Shared power bank business is expanding in Hong Kong with the mobile phone becoming an indispensable part of our life, however, some service providers are still facing difficulties and a few even have suspended their services under safety and other business con …

金融市場

Unstaffed stores hard to develop in Hong Kong

Unmanned stores have been introduced to Hong Kong hoping to improve retailers' profit margins by reducing staff costs, while business insiders believe it may be difficult to expand their business in the short run because customers are not yet accustomed to this new shopping experience. Amazon Go, un …

Tik Tok too instant to attract advertisers

  • 2018-09-14

Blew-up short video platform, Tik Tok encounters obstacles finding advertisers as its fast and instant characteristics make advertising hard for users and advertisers. Tik Tok influencers are unable to show their characteristics and sell the products in details, Mr Edwin Wong Kong-yuen, the co-found …

Hong Kong rekindles love for bubble tea

  • 2018-09-12

Many Hong Kong people are willing to spend an hour even more time waiting in lines just to buy a cup of bubble tea and that returned love for such beverage has lured more and more traditional Taiwanese tea shop operators to come and tap the market. “We want to expand our business to other countries …