Low costs and proximity to Hong Kong are drawcards bringing start-ups to rural communities in southern Mainland China.
09 April 2020
Zhuhai, one of the 11 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area cities, has actively implemented policies and measures to attract Hong Kong-based businesses, including those with overseas origins. More
Fashion rental service brings haute couture within reach of regular budgets, and keeps it out of the landfill.
03 April 2020
High-end fashion has fielded criticism from social and green commentators, who say it is exclusively for the super-rich, and that these buyers often wear items a handful of times before discarding them in a landfill. More
COVID-19-induced shutdowns and supply chain rewiring has prompted a search for fresh sources.
27 March 2020
Throughout the course of the initial COVID-19 outbreak in Mainland China and its subsequent spread to the United States, Europe and other parts of the world, Russian retailers coped admirably with the growing sense of crisis. More
Firm offers wellness breaks with no travel requirement.
20 March 2020
Recognising demand for spa facilities without a time-consuming and expensive trip to a distant destination, a health service provider opened a wellness centre in the bustling commercial hub of Causeway Bay in Hong Kong. More
Avocado toast inspired a German entrepreneur’s branding for mid-range fashion accessories.
06 March 2020
Noticing that millennials’ desire for quality handbags without bulge-bracket price tags created a significant gap in the market, German entrepreneur and designer Nina Sieber has set up online accessory shop WEAT -- standing for “We Love Avocado Toast”, a nod to a favourite brunch dish for millennials the world over.
Swimming is a vital skill and the coast is never clear for the underprivileged who cannot afford lessons. Now a Hong Kong group aims to change that.
07 February 2020
Many people in Asia live near the coast but millions can't swim. In Hong Kong, Splash Foundation aims to address that anomaly by coaching people from low-income communities, for whom private lessons are financially out of reach. More