Retailing, Franchising, and Consumerism Business Intelligence in China

August 2006

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Starbucks Opens Own China Headquarters

Weng Yideng, vice president of Starbucks China Management Company, has disclosed that Starbucks China will soon separate from its Starbucks Asia Pacific Headquarters to open a headquarters of its own in China.

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Carrefour Blamed For Overcharging Suppliers

A recent report released by China's FMCG Research Center on suppliers' satisfaction with retailers shows that most goods suppliers complain Carrefour is overcharging them.

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Rt Mart Eyes Nanchang Entry

Rt Mart has signed agreements with the Nanchang Municipal Commerce and Trade Commission and Jiangxi Hengmao Real Estate Company to open shops in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province.

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Dazhong Plans To Sell Itself For RMB3 Billion

Home appliance retailer Dazhong is planning to sell itself for RMB3 billion and it is discussing stock transfers with three home appliance retailing giants Suning, Best Buy and Gome.