In the morning of August 19, 2009, President of Parkson China Zhou Fusheng, Chief Operation Officer (COO) Chen Hanmin, Deputy General Manager Chen Yuanshun and General Manager of Parkson Sichuan branch Lin Jianlong came to Zigong and participated in the signing ceremony held in Huidong Hotel for the Parkson Zigong new store in Huidong Xinmeidijing. Parkson China COO Chen Hanmin and Feng Peixiang, President of Sichuan Yingxiang Group signed on the agreements for cooperation. Liang Guoding, Chairman of the CPPCC Zigong Municipal Committee, Xue Feng, Vice Chairman of the Zigong People’s Congress, Dai Shaoquan, deputy mayor of Zigong city and Wang Xiaoqian, Vice Chairman of the CPPCC Zigong Municipal Committee met with the Parkson delegation and attended the signing ceremony.
The Parkson Zigong store project is attributed to the recommendation and attention of leaders of the Commerce Department of Sichuan Province. And the Bureau of Commerce of Zigong City has been following up the whole course of the project and in July arranged for an investment promotion team to travel up to Beijing for business opportunities. On that occasion, municipal leaders visited Parkson China headquarters, resulting in quickened progress of the project.
The Parkson Zigong new outlet in Xinmeidijing is situated at the junction of Huidong new urban district and Nanhu Ecotown which is being constructed and at the southern side of the crossing point of Longhui Road and Huixing Road. The location enjoys convenient traffic, being the core of the local central business district. The new outlet will have a business area of almost 30 thousand square meters and deal in over 100 thousand varieties of items.
The establishment of the Parkson Zigong store will change the situation of the retailing sector in Zigong, enhance the life quality of Zigong citizens and promote Zigong’s competitiveness in commerce and Zigong’s city image.