China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (ticker: NPD, exchange: NYSE Archipelago Exchange (.N))
News Release -
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore to Announce First Quarter 2008 Financial Results on May 28
-- Teleconference to be Held at 8 a.m. EDT --
SHENZHEN, China, May 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Nepstar
Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD) ("China Nepstar" or the "Company"), the
largest drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated
stores, announced today announced that it will report its financial results
for first quarter 2008, before the U.S. market opens on Wednesday, May 28,
The Company will host a conference call, to be simultaneously Web cast, on
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 8:00 p.m. Beijing
Time. Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing
+1-877-407-9210 (North America) or +1-201-689-8049 (International)
approximately five to ten minutes before the call start time. A live Web cast
of the conference call will be available on the Nepstar Web site at
A replay of the call will be available starting on May 28, 2008, at 11:00
a.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 11:00 p.m. Beijing Time through June 4, 2008 at
11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time or June 5, 2008 at 11:59 a.m. Beijing Time.
An archived Web cast of the conference call will be available on the Nepstar
Web site at http://www.nepstar.cn . Interested parties may access the replay
by dialing +1-877-660-6853 (North America) or + 1-201-612-7415 (International)
and entering account number 286 and conference ID number 285513.
About China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD) is China's largest retail
drugstore chain based on the number of directly operated stores. As of
December 31, 2007, the Company had 2,002 stores across 62 cities, one
headquarters distribution center and 11 regional distribution centers in China.
China Nepstar uses directly operated stores, centralized procurement and a
network of distribution centers to provide customers with high-quality,
professional and convenient pharmacy services and a wide variety of other
merchandise, including over-the-counter ("OTC") drugs, nutritional supplements,
herbal products, personal care products, family care products, and convenience
products including consumables. China Nepstar's strategy of centralized
procurement, competitive pricing, customer loyalty programs and private label
offerings has enabled it to capitalize on the robust economic growth in China
and to take advantage of the demographic trend in China to achieve a strong
brand and leading market position. For further information, please go to
Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements
constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of
the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can
be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates,"
"future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements.
Among other things, the quotations from management in this press release
contain forward-looking statements. Such statements involve certain risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
in the forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these and
other risks is included in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission, including its registration statement on Form F-1. The
Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking
statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except
as required under applicable law.
For more information, please contact:
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.
Marketing and IR Director
In the United States:
The Global Consulting Group
The Global Consulting Group
SOURCE China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.
/CONTACT: In China, Lucia Qian, Marketing and IR Director of China Nepstar
Chain Drugstore Ltd., +86-755-2641-4065, or email@example.com; In the United
States, Dixon Chen, Investor Relations, The Global Consulting Group, +1-646-
284-9403, or firstname.lastname@example.org; Ivette Almeida, Media Relations for The Global
Consulting Group, +1-646-284-9455, or email@example.com, all for China
Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd./
/Web site: http://www.nepstar.cn /
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