RETAIL | Staff Reporter, Hong Kong

Hongkongers' shopping habits among the unhealthiest in the world: survey

Tendency to splurge on material goods is high.

South China Morning Post reported that Hongkongers have some of the unhealthiest shopping habits compared with other consumers around the world, a new Greenpeace survey revealed.

Hong Kong ranked at the top or second in 10 out of 12 indicators showing a tendency to spend excessively on material goods as well as an unhealthy reliance on shopping.

The non-profit group conducted the survey involving over 5,000 people in Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan, Italy and Germany from the end of last year to early this year to look at their consumption habits.

View the full report here.

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