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A Quick Guide For Investors To The Retail Brands Under Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd

Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd (SGX: D01) is a pan-Asian retailer with over 6,600 outlets. The company’s stores are in a wide variety of formats – the formats include supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience stores, pharmacies, home furnishing stores, and restaurants – that are housed under four business segments.

The segments are: Food; Health and Beauty; Home Furnishings; and Restaurant. Given the many different types of bricks-and-mortar stores that Dairy Farm has an interest in, I thought it would be useful for investors to have a quick overview of the retail store brands that the company has.

Let’s start with the Food segment, which is where the supermarkets, hypermarkets, and convenience stores are housed under. Here’re all the different brands that Dairy Farm has within the segment:



Source: Dairy Farm 2016 annual report.

The mainstays in the Food segment are Wellcome, Cold Storage, Giant, Yonghui, and 7-11

The Health and Beauty segment, which houses the pharmacies, is next:



Source: Dairy Farm 2016 annual report.

Mannings is in the Greater China region, Guardian is in the rest of Asia (including Singapore), while Rose Pharmacy is in the Philippines.

Home Furnishing consists of just one brand: IKEA. Dairy Farm’s interests in IKEA are found in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Indonesia.

The Restaurant segment is represented by Dairy Farm’s 50% ownership of the Hong Kong-based food & beverage retail company, Maxim’s Group. Maxim’s operates mainly in Hong Kong, mainland China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. Some of the brands that Maxim’s is a licensee of include Starbucks Coffee, The Cheesecake Factory, Genki Sushi, and IPPUDO Ramen.

With knowledge of the different retail brands that Dairy Farm has an interest in, investors can take the next step and learn more about how each brand contributes to the business performance of the company.

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The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalised investment or financial advice. Motley Fool Singapore contributor Lawrence Nga doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned. Motley Fool Singapore has a recommendation for Dairy Farm.