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Metro opens no 81 in China

Cash & carry retailer Metro has opened its 81st China hypermarket – its third in Jiujiang. “Jiujiang is not only an important Chinese inland port, but also a famous tourist city. The city offers great potential for our Cash & Carry business,” said Jeroen de Groot, president of Metro China. “With the opening of our Jiujiang store, we are now able to serve local professional customers and independent businesses. We will not only provide quality, safe and reliable product offering…

Metro opens in Zhuhou, Hunan

Metro China has opened a new store in Zhuzhou, Hunan, its first new store after the unveiling of Cash and Carry new store concept. It is also the German headquartered Metro’s first new Chinese store opening for the new financial year. “Over the last fiscal year, we have made many efforts to explore the potential of our Cash & Carry channel, as well as to prepare us for growing into a multi-channel specialist in focused areas. I’m very happy that these endeavors helped us to strengthe…

India – move early, advises expert

By V Rajesh*  The Indian market is a strong attraction for any marketer simply because of the vast consumer base.  It has a population of one billion plus, of which approximately a third live in urban areas. This is expected to grow to 40 per cent by 2030, enough to make retail – and especially food retailing – very attractive.  But there is a flip side to the story – the intricacies of Indian Retailing. This is not written about often and is often lost in the debate surrounding th…