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Brisk Business during the Spring Festival of the Year of the Rabbit, “Grand Orient Department Store” Welcomed Happy Customers
ReleaseDate: 2011-02-01

“Grand Orient Department Store” made a good start at the beginning of the Year of the Rabbit; savoring its initial success in the New Year, it witnessed 14% growth in its sales on the first day of the New Year compared with the same day in the Year of Tiger. During the entire Spring Festival holiday period, the business performance of “Grand Orient Department Store” grew by about 12% on top of that in the same period last year, showing a very gratifying trend.

In the early morning of the first day of the Chinese Near Year, General Manager Pan Xiaoyan of the Commercial Mansion Group led all members of the leadership team to show up at the gate of “Grand Orient Department Store”, smilingly offered New Year greetings to the customers, and affectionately distributed lovely small plush rabbit as gift. Ms Mao and her mother, who made a special trip from Dangkou to visit the Grand Orient, each held a small plush rabbit in hand and felt greatly pleased, and said jokingly: “We specially come to wait for the store opening, now we feel so happy.”

The delegation of Pan Xiaoyan followed the customer flow to visit each storey of Tower A and Tower B of the “Grand Orient Department Store” to make a bow to each working staff with hands clasped and offered New Year greetings, they also communicated affectionately with employees: “Today is the first day of the Chinese Near Year, please say Happy New Year to each customer, make sure don’t forget!” All the employees responded with a smile on the face, and continually said “Happy New Year” to customers.

During the Spring Festival period, “Sanfengqiao” also did a booming business. On the day of New Year’s Eve, eight queuing lines appeared simultaneously at the store entry, which is a rare scene throughout the past years. In the 10-day Spring Festival supply period beginning from January 30th, the sales of “Sanfengqiao” Food Department reached 4.70 million yuan, creating a new record in the history of the store. Sales of the delicatessen counter of “Sanfengqiao” grew by 4.9% on top of the same period last year, businesses at its branch store were also booming, sales during the ten days grew by 11% on top of that in the same period last year.