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Why are so few Chinese retailers entering the UK?

With China’s economic power continuing to swell it’s perhaps surprising that more Chinese retailers haven’t made their way to the UK.

Menswear retailer Bosideng is gearing up to open its first store on South Molton Street in London, but this is the first Chinese name to make its mark on the UK high street and few have tried to crack the market via the web.

But while the general economy may be motoring, China’s retail offer is still relatively undeveloped, meaning most retailers lack the experience to attempt foreign markets.

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(Source: Retail Week)