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The B&Q warehouse and shop in Guangzhou, China. B&Q is part of Britain's Kingfisher retailing group and China's biggest chain by sales. Its foreign rivals include Sweden's IKEA and Germany's Obi. B&Q plans to open 12 new stores a year. It has doubled sales each year since it opened its first store in China in 1999. Steve Gilman, head of B&Q International, wants to have 75 stores in 30 Chinese cities by the end of 2008..29 Jan 2007
The B&Q warehouse and shop in Guangzhou, China. B&Q is part of Britain's Kingfisher retailing group and China's biggest chain by sales. Its foreign rivals include Sweden's IKEA and Germany's Obi. B&Q plans to open 12 new stores a year. It has doubled sales each year since it opened its first store in China in 1999. Steve Gilman, head of B&Q International, wants to have 75 stores in 30 Chinese cities by the end of 2008..29 Jan 2007