Chow Chi Yuen

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Shop of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery on Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong

Chow Chi Yuen (Chinese:), (1900-1971) was 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 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.[1]