Chongwen district in Beijing has announced that, following renovation, Qianmen street will re-open at 11:08 on September 28, 2009, and the 103 stores along the street will all be open for business.
Swedish apparel retailer H&M has announced plans to vigorously expand in the Chinese market during 2009 by opening five new specialty stores in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.
Apple has confirmed on its official website that the company will open its first Apple Store in China at Sanlitun Village in Beijing.
Apple's first store-in-store in mainland China has been unveiled at the Best Buy store in Shanghai's Xuhui area.
Apple (AAPL) has chosen Beijing's Sanlitun area instead of Qianmen Avenue as the location for its first store in China, though the detailed address of this store is yet unknown.