Chow Chi Yuen
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Chow Chi Yuen (Chinese:周至元), born in Shunde, Guangdong, China, is a Chinese entrepreneur and the founder of Chow Tai Fook Jewellry Company. He is the father-in-law of Cheng Yu-tung, the chairman of New World Development.
Chow set up his first "Chow Tai Fook" shop in Guangzhou (Canton) in 1929 to sell traditional gold-made accessories. In 1931, the shop was relocated to Macau during the Second Sino-Japanese War. In 1946, Chow established the first branch in Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong. In 1956, Cheng Yu-tung, Chow's son-in-law, took over Chow's business. And Cheng expanded Chow Tai Fook's business to jewellery retailing in 1960.