- Teleconference to be Held at 8 a.m. EST -
SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-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 third quarter financial results ended September 30, 2008, before the market opens on Wednesday, November 26, 2008.
The Company will host a conference call, to be simultaneously Web cast, on Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time / 9:00 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 November 28, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time or November 29, 2008, 12:00 a.m. Beijing Time through December 5, 2008 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time or December 6, 2008 at 12:59 p.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 301531.
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 June 30, 2008, the Company had 2,483 stores across 73 cities, one headquarters distribution center and 11 regional distribution centers in China. China Nepstar uses directly operated stores, centralized procurement and a network of distribution centers to provide customers with high-quality, professional and convenient pharmacy services and a wide variety of other merchandise, including over-the-counter ("OTC") drugs, nutritional supplements, herbal products, personal care products, family care products, and convenience products including consumables. China 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 .
Safe Harbor Statement
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These
statements constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S.
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects,"
"anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and
similar statements. Among other things, the quotations from management in
this press release, the Company's strategic operational plans, as well as
outlook for the second quarter of 2008, contain forward-looking statements.
Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking
statements. Further information regarding these and other risks is included
in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
including its annual report on Form 20-F. The Company does not undertake
any obligation to update any forward- looking statement as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise, except as required under
For more information, please contact:
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.
Marketing and IR Director
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