Market research: Convenience stores in first tier cities

Convenience stores are small corner shops that provide groceries, toiletries, and satisfy emergency demands. The concept originates from America, where it splits into two kinds: the traditional convenience store and the Gas station shop. As supermarkets are expanding and emigrating from cities to suburbs, convenience are becoming more popular; especially in developing Asian countries such […]

Market research: Convenience stores market in China

Beijing (北京) has unveiled new policies to encourage the establishment of neighborhood convenience stores in an effort to ensure that there is at least one mini-supermarket or convenience store in every neighborhood. According to the policies issued on Wednesday by the Commerce Commission in cooperation with the Beijing Finance Bureau, Beijing is encouraging the establishment […]