China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (ticker: NPD, exchange: NYSE Archipelago Exchange (.N))
News Release -
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on August 24--- Teleconference to be Held at 8 a.m. EDT -SHENZHEN, China, Aug 05, 2009 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- China Nepstar Chain
Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD) ("Nepstar" or the "Company"), the largest drugstore
chain in China based on the number of directly operated stores, announced
today that the Company will report the second quarter financial results for
the quarter ended June 30, 2009, before the market opens on Monday, August 24,
The Company will host a conference call, to be simultaneously Web cast, on
Monday, August 24, 2009 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 August 24, 2009, at
11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 11:00 p.m. Beijing Time through September 3,
2009 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time or September 4, 2009 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 329377.
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 March
31, 2009, the Company had 2,336 stores across 63 cities and 361 stores through
its affiliate in Yunnan province, which ceased to be the Company's subsidiary
in January 2009, one headquarter distribution center and 12 regional
distribution centers in China. Nepstar uses directly operated stores,
centralized procurement and a network of distribution centers to provide its
customers with high-quality, professional and convenient pharmacy services and
a wide variety of other merchandise, including OTC drugs, nutritional
supplements, herbal products, personal care products, family care products,
and convenience products including consumables. 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 http://www.nepstar.cn .
For more information, please contact:
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.
Vice President, IR
In the United States:
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