CHICAGO -- IGA here plans to make its first entry into China with the licensing of a group of five stores early next year. Depending on how those five units perform, IGA could have as many as 10 or 20 stores in China by the end of 1995, Karl Sheffield, IGA's international counsel, told SN. Sheffield is president of Compass 21, a consulting company based in Atlanta. IGA is the world's largest voluntary alliance of supermarkets, with 3,600 retailers served by 21 distribution companies in 10 ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
 

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
 

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.