Hong Kong Protests Impact Golden Week Luxury Sales

Protesters occupy the road in Admiralty, Hong Kong | Source: Shutterstock

Imagine a Christmas shopping season with closed stores and customers stranded because cabs are nowhere in sight. For retailers of Fendi bags and Rolex watches in Hong Kong, pro-democracy protests wreak havoc during one of the busiest times of the year, the China National Day holidays known as Golden Week.

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Prada First-Half Sales Growth Slowest in 3 Years on Weak Asia, Europe Demand

Prada store in Dalian, China | Source: Shutterstock

Prada SpA, the Milan-based luxury handbag maker, posted the slowest half-yearly sales growth in three years as demand weakens in some Asian countries and in Europe amid economic and political uncertainties.

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