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Retail Sector in Beijing

  • ID: 29421
  • Report
  • September 2004
  • Region: China
  • 63 Pages
  • China Knowledge Press
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  • Beichen Shopping Center
  • Beijing Wumei Group
  • Beijing Xidan Youyi Group
  • Carrefour Hypermart
  • Departmental Stores
  • SCITECH Plaza
  • MORE
China's retail market is growing at a tremendous rate. According to experts, predictions, by 2005, the total retail sales of consumer goods in China will reach between approximately RMB 4,800 billion and RMB 5,000 billion (USD 580.41 billion to USD 604.59 billion). In particular, the pace of development of the Beijing retail market itself has been astounding. In the 1st Quarter of 2004, Beijing's actual retail sales accounted for USD 12.9 billion out of the nation's USD 304.9 billion. In terms of the growth rate of retail sales, Beijing ranked 3rd nationwide, and 1st among the four municipalities. Retail Sector in Beijing is a detailed study of important developments in Beijing's retail sector. New management methods like franchising and joint ventures are discussed; and information on the procedures investors have to adhere to when establishing joint venture enterprises are provided. The report takes a critical look at the impact of foreign investment in China's retail sector after WTO entry and the performance of various major retail enterprises in Beijing, among others.
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  • Beichen Shopping Center
  • Beijing Wumei Group
  • Beijing Xidan Youyi Group
  • Carrefour Hypermart
  • Departmental Stores
  • SCITECH Plaza
  • MORE
Tables and Figures
Executive Summary
Part One Key Terms
Chapter 1 Definitions
1.1 Retail Sector
1.2 Retail Operations
1.3 Department Store
1.4 Supermarket
1.5 Hypermarket
1.6 Convenience Store
1.7 Specialty Store
1.8 Exclusive Store
1.9 Shopping Center
1.10 Warehouse Store
1.11 Home Furnishing Center
1.12 Discount Store
1.13 Membership Store (or Wholesale Club)
1.14 TV Shopping
1.15 Catalogs and Mail Order
1.16 Door-to-door Sales
1.17 Automatic Vending Machine
1.18 Discount Catalogue Store
1.19 Online Retailing
Chapter 2 Classification of Retail Operations
2.1 Classification Criteria of Retail Operations
2.1.1 Product structure management
2.1.2 Operational mode
2.1.3 Management mode
2.2 Types of Retail Operations
2.2.1 Characteristics of department stores
2.2.2 Characteristics of supermarkets
2.2.3 Characteristics of hypermarkets
2.2.4 Characteristics of convenience stores
2.2.5 Characteristics of specialty stores
2.2.6 Characteristics of exclusive stores
2.2.7 Characteristics of shopping centers
2.2.8 Characteristics of warehouse stores
2.2.9 Characteristics of home furnishing centers
Part Two Beijing's Retail Sector Overview
Chapter 3 Overview of Beijing's Retail Market
3.1 Summary of China's Retail Market
3.2 Beijing's Retail Sector Statistics
3.3 Main Characteristics of Beijing's Retail Sector
3.3.1 Sales performance during festive seasons
3.3.2 Business structure reformation and growth of private sector
3.3.3 Increased sales in daily commodities and household appliances
3.3.4 Increase in food and beverage expenditure due to increased affluence
3.3.5 New types of retail operations lead in sales volume
3.4 Restructuring Beijing's Retail Market and Retail Management
Part Three Foreign Investment in Beijing's Retail Market
Chapter 4 Related Laws, Regulations, Policies and Main Government Organizations
4.1 Common Laws
4.2 “Trial Measures on Foreign-invested Retail Enterprises”
4.2.1 Prerequisites of investors
4.2.2 Prerequisites of enterprises
4.2.3 Established procedures
4.2.4 Documents to be submitted by both investors
4.2.5 Joint venture enterprises' scope of management
4.3 Beijing Retail Committee's “Procedure & Regulations for Verifying the Usage of Foreign Funds”
4.3.1 Petition
4.3.2. Verification
4.3.3. Final Review, Approval, Notification
4.4 Related Policies
4.4.1 Policies applicable nationwide
4.4.2 Overall policy framework of retail operations in Beijing
4.5 Main Governing Body: Beijing Retail Committee
Chapter 5 Foreign Funds in Beijing (since China's entry into WTO)
5.1 Prerequisites for WTO Entry
5.2 Foreign investors in Beijing prior to WTO entry
5.3 Foreign investors entering Beijing's retail sector post-WTO entry
5.4 Overall market outlook
Part Four Sector Analysis
Chapter 6 Beijing's Retail Operational Structure
6.1 Outlook
6.1.1 Supermarkets
6.1.2 Convenience stores
6.1.3 Department stores and general merchandise stores
6.1.4 Specialty and exclusive stores
Chapter 7 Major Enterprises in Beijing's Retail Sector
7.1 Merchandising Group Holdings
7.1.1 Beijing Wangfujing Department Store Co. Ltd. (Group)
7.1.2 Beijing Xidan Youyi Group
7.2 Departmental Stores
7.2.1 SCITECH Plaza
7.2.2 Beichen Shopping Center
7.2.3 Beijing Yansha Youyi Shopping City
7.3 Chain Supermarkets
7.3.1 Beijing Wumei Group
7.3.2 Carrefour Hypermart
7.3.3 Wal-Mart Supermarket
7.4 Professional Chain Management
7.4.1 Gome Electronics Private Limited
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- Beijing Wangfujing Department Store Co. Ltd. (Group)
- Beijing Xidan Youyi Group
- Departmental Stores
- Beichen Shopping Center
- Beijing Yansha Youyi Shopping City
- Beijing Wumei Group
- Carrefour Hypermart
- Wal-Mart Supermarket
- Gome Electronics Private Limited
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