George Chen

Winners and losers as Hong Kong rents scale new heights

By George Chen
October 27, 2011

By George Chen
The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

When you walk around Hong Kong’s Central commercial and business district these days, you may notice a number of stores are holding “removal sales”, which means they can no longer remain in the same location. The reason? In most cases, just blame soaring rents.

Inflation-hit Chinese go abroad to shop

By George Chen
July 11, 2011

By George Chen
The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

It’s been a month since my last column on Reuters.com as I have been on the road for a while.

Ferragamo for Morgan Stanley, a good match?

By George Chen
December 2, 2010
By George Chen The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

Salvatore Ferragamo

By George Chen
The opinions expressed are the author’s own.

Hong Kong is a real shopping paradise where people in the financial industry apparently have privileges not just because they can probably afford to buy more top brands, but they can also buy them exclusively and at a discount, at least for this Christmas.