The top apparel and footwear retail companies in China, India and Japan ranked by estimated number of stores in 2007.
Apparel and footwear retailers are competing for valuable real estate in China, India and Japan. So, who are the key shoppers in the Asia-Pacific region? In China and Japan they’re young, female and fashion-conscious, which means the majority of retail giants cater to them. Meanwhile, in India, men’s wear and footwear dominate the top five retailers in the country. Another factor in retail expansion — the Olympics. China is a hub for sports retailers, and many, such as top-ranked Li Ning, are seeking to capitalize on the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. — Cecily Hall
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