Retailing, Franchising, and Consumerism Business Intelligence in China

January 2007

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Super 8 Heads For Hebei Province

The booming economic development in Hebei Province has attracted the the budget franchised hotel chain Super 8, which has opened its first franchised hotel in Shijiazhuang, the capital city of Hebei Province.

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Jin Jiang Inn Receives Additional Investment

Shanghai Jin Jiang International Hotel Development Limited Company has signed an agreement with its shareholder Shanghai Jin Jiang International Company for increasing the investment of its economy franchised hotel brand, Jin Jiang Inn.

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Starbucks Leaves Qingdao Market

With the closure of Qingdao Starbucks Coffee store which is located at the east building of Hai Tian Hotel, Starbucks has now formally left the Qingdao market after a two year lawsuit in which it…

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New Tesco Next Month In Beijing

Following the tide of foreign retailers flocking to China, UK's Tesco will open its stores in Beijing at the beginning of February.