08-27-2007 14:52

Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, has begun operations in China, opening a dozen stores across six Chinese cities on Sunday.

The US retailer says expansion in the fast-growing Chinese market is an important area of growth for the company. Earlier last December, the company bought over a local home improvement retailer, "The Home Way" a move which gave the US company an immediate retail presence in China.