CHICAGO -- IGA here has broadened its Asian base with an additional 35 stores in China. The stores, ranging from 1,000 to 6,000 square feet, opened early this month throughout China's Southern provinces, spokesman Kevin Burkum told SN. Though smaller than traditional U.S. supermarkets, the stores -- combined with the 27 IGA units already operating in the area -- are expected to generate annual sales totaling $100 million, up from last year's $9 million, according to IGA. "The stores ...
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