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About Lark Group

The Lark Group has taken root in Hong Kong since 1963. The group is involved in diversified business throughout Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland and overseas. Business areas ranging from entertainment to online e-commerce, milk and dairy products, themed wining and dining, as well as property investment and management. We offer a wide range of unique and premium products and services:

Entertainment: UA Cinemas (Hong Kong, Macau and Mainland), UA Films, UA CineHub, Silver Screen Media
E-commerce: Cityline
Dairy Business: Trappist Dairy , Flower Fresh
Wine & Dine: Cross Cafe, Madison’s, Thai Orchids

We leverage our rich experience, dedicated professional teams and agile marketing strategies to support our formidable global presence in Hong Kong and other international cities. The group operates more than 30 subsidiaries globally and employs more than 1,500 people worldwide.


Our Vision


Building on a strong foundation over the years, the Lark Group has become a market leader in a wide range of business areas. While we pursue our business objectives, we contribute to building a better society through innovative ideas and sustainable practices.
Our group endeavours to bring benefits to the community through extensive initiatives that nurture talent, care for the underprivileged and support community development.

Founder

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Mr. Ira Dan Kaye MBE (1917-1999)

A prominent Hong Kong businessman and philanthropist, Ira Dan Kaye boasted accomplishments that belied his humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York. He founded Lark Group, and also tirelessly contributed to the wellbeing of orphans in Macau and underprivileged children in Hong Kong. He is still celebrated for his philanthropic acts and his professional achievements in his lifetime.

1957Junior Chamber International, World President

1969Outward Bound Trust, Executive Committee Member

1977Rotary Club of Kowloon, President
Rotary International, District Governor

1986The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, President

1991Honorable Citizen of Guangzhou City

1992Honored as Member of the British Empire (MBE)

Awards and Recognitions

The Lark Group is dedicated to bringing our customers superior lifestyle experiences through our quality services and products. We have been awarded recognitions and honours in different areas, thanks to the continued support of our customers, business partners and the community at large.
Below is a showcase of some latest awards:

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ERB Manpower Developer Award Scheme
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Manpower Developers (2018 - 20)
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Best Service Outlet 2017 (UA Cine Times)
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Hong Kong Retail Management Association
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Hong Kong Awards For Industries 2017 - Upgrading and Transformation
Certificate of Merit
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Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council Limited
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Hong Kong Premier Service Brand 2016
HK Top Service Brand Award 2014
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HK Brand Development Council
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Market Leadership Award (2015 - 2017)
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Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (HKIM)
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Caring Company (2014 - 2018)
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The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
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Family-Friendly Employers (2013/14 , 2015/16)
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Home Affairs Bureau and Family Council
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Roadshow Best Loved Brands Awards (2014 - 2016)
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Roadshow
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Smiling Enterprise 5 years Award (2014 - 2018)
Smiling Staff (2015 - 2018)
Smiling Employer Outstanding Award (2016/17 - 2017/18)
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Mystery Shopper Service Association
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Top Service Awards 2015
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Next Magazine
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Hong Kong Service Awards (2015 - 2017)
The Outstanding Corporate Strategy Awards (2015 , 2017)
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EASTWEEK
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Consumer Caring (2015 - 2017)
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GS1 Hong Kong
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The 5th - 7th Outstanding Corporate Social Responsibility Award
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Mirrorpost
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Outstanding Social Caring Organization Award
(2014/15 , 2015/16)
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Social Enterprise Research Institute (SERI)
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HK Star Brand Award (2015 - 2017)
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HK Small and Medium Enterprises Association
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Best Companies To Work For In Asia™ in 2015
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HR Asia™
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Most Valuable E-Commerce Companies of the Year 2016
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Mediazone Publishing
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7-Eleven Outstanding Sales Award – Category of Milk 2014
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7-Eleven
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U Favorite Food Awards 2018 (Cross Cafe、Madison's)
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U Magazine