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 ...
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