TITLE

Home Improvement

AUTHOR(S)
Warner, Fara
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;1/8/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the competitiveness of home-improvement chain B&Q against Home Depot within the Chinese home furnishings market. B&Q is way ahead of Home Depot in terms of scale, with 58 stores in 20 cities across China. B&Q relies on its 12,000 employees for insights on product improvements.
ACCESSION #
23809180

 

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