Dalian Friendship Group Co (SHE: 000679) is engaged in the operation of department stores as well as real estate development in Dalian and Shenyang, Liaoning province and in Suzhou, Jiangsu province. The company posted ¥3.63 billion in revenues and ¥249 million in net profits for 2010, up 15.2% and 37.6% respectively from the year before. Its net profit margin of 6.87% was above Suning's 5.31% and Gome's 3.85%, China's top two retailers by revenue. It had 735 employees as at the end of 2010. Dalian Friendship Group was founded in 1993 and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 1996.
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