SHENZHEN, China, May 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD) ("China Nepstar" or the "Company"), the largest drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated stores, announced today that the company will report the first quarter financial results ended March 31, 2009, before the market opens on Wednesday, May 27, 2009.
The Company will host a conference call, to be simultaneously Web cast, on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 8:00 p.m. Beijing Time. Interested parties may participate in the conference call by dialing +1-877-407-9210 (North America) or +1-201-689-8049 (International) approximately five to ten minutes before the call start time. A live Web cast of the conference call will be available on the Nepstar Web site at http://www.nepstar.cn .
A replay of the call will be available starting on May 27, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time / 11:00 p.m. Beijing Time through June 6, 2009 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time or June 4, 2009 at 11:59 a.m. Beijing Time. An archived Web cast of the conference call will be available on the Nepstar Web site at http://www.nepstar.cn . Interested parties may access the replay by dialing +1-877-660-6853 (North America) or + 1-201-612-7415 (International) and entering account number 286 and conference ID number 323198.
About China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD) is China's largest retail drugstore chain based on the number of directly operated stores. As of December 31, 2008, the Company had 2,709 stores across 76 cities (including 355 stores of Yunnan subsidiary, which ceased to be the Company's subsidiary in January 2009), one headquarters distribution center and 11 regional distribution centers in China. Nepstar uses directly operated stores, centralized procurement and a network of distribution centers to provide its customers with high-quality, professional and convenient pharmacy services and a wide variety of other merchandise, including OTC drugs, nutritional supplements, herbal products, personal care products, family care products, and convenience products including consumables. Nepstar's strategy of centralized procurement, competitive pricing, customer loyalty programs and private label offerings has enabled it to capitalize on the robust economic growth in China and to take advantage of the demographic trend in China to achieve a strong brand and leading market position. For further information, please go to http://www.nepstar.cn .
For more information, please contact: In China: Lucia Qian China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. Marketing and IR Director Tel: +86-755-2641-4065 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org In the United States: Dixon Chen Grayling Investor Relations Tel: +1-646-284-9403 Email: Dixon.email@example.com Ivette Almeida Grayling Media Relations Tel: +1-646-284-9455 Email: Ivette.firstname.lastname@example.org
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