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Vanguard Archives

Tesco quits Chinese investment

British multinational groceries and general-merchandise retailer Tesco has sold its shares in a Chinese joint venture, e...

JD may list Dada-JD Daojia in the US

Chinese e-commerce giant JD is considering a share listing in the US, according to multiple news reports. promises ‘1000 stores a day’

As 50,000 people apply each day to be franchisees, promises to open more than 1000 stores a day this year.

Alibaba tipped to buy RT-Mart China

Alibaba Group has declined to comment on Chinese media reports it plans to acquire RT-Mart China.

Tesco China stores rebranded

Tesco China is rebranding its stores under majority partner China Resources’ Vanguard banner.

Chinese nail down home advantage

China’s domestic retailers are continuing to squeeze out foreign rivals in the nation’s growing FMCG market. Research fr...

Hypermarket chain finds economy volatile

China Resources Enterprise profit falls.

Chinese retailer in massive expansion

Vanguard supermarket parent to open up to 400 stores yearly.