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Gome CEO Joins Hands With Walgreens

Huang Guangyu, president and CEO of Chinese electronics retailer Gome, says he will personally cooperate with Walgreens, one of the biggest chain drugstores in the world, to start the Gome Medical and Pharmaceutical Company in Beijing.

Huang plans to invest RMB2 billion to RMB3 billion to build more Gome drugstores all over China by using the advanced management systems from Walgreens.

Huang, who will run the stores himself with no affiliation to Gome, and he hopes to build 10 chain drugstores in Beijing by the end of 2006.

Walgreens now it owns 5251 drugstores in 45 states in the United States.

2 Comments on "Gome CEO Joins Hands With Walgreens"

  1. Luciano Corio | September 20, 2007 at 10:35 pm |

    I would like to receive from you the contact person and the address of GOME Head office. We wish to send to them an email. For business purpose. TV LCD.
    With my best regards.

    Luciano Corio
    Manager Development Business

    Keimat Industrie


  2. arun bharwani | November 30, 2007 at 12:31 am |

    i wish to contact GOME head office and therefore need his contact or email about a buisness project. i make my own mosquito coils, and insect air fresheners all over africa and south africa and so extremely well. i would like to sell to walgreens please email at [email protected], to contact someone about this thank you

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