Health and beauty retail chain Watsons will cooperate with the Canadian start-up Rubikloud to apply big data technologies to its retail businesses.
Beijing-based supermarket operator Wumart Group and Guangzhou-headquartered Evergrande Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Guangzhou.
Chinese electronics and home appliances retailer Suning and Chinese telecom device maker ZTE announced a strategic cooperation between the two parties.
Alibaba Group and Metro announced an exclusive strategic deal under which Metro's official flagship store will enter Tmall.com, Alibaba's B2C e-commerce platform.
Chinese electronics company Gome has made investors happy with continued growth in its retail outlets in China's second-tier cities.
Chinese smartphone maker Meizu and electronics and home appliances retailer Suning will form a strategic partnership to build 300 specialty stores and complete sales of CNY2 billion within 12 months.