SHENZHEN, China, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD) ("Nepstar" or the "Company"), a leading retail drugstore chain in China based on the number of directly operated stores, today announced the Company filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 22, 2014. The annual report can be accessed on the Company's investor relations website at http://ir.nepstar.cn. The Company will provide a hard copy of the annual report containing its audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2013, free of charge, to its shareholders and ADS holders upon request.
About China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. (NYSE: NPD) is a leading retail drugstore chain in China with a store network comprising 2,066 directly operated stores as of December 31, 2013. Nepstar uses directly operated stores, centralized procurement and a network of distribution centers to provide its customers with high-quality, professional and convenient pharmaceutical products and services and a wide variety of other merchandise, including OTC drugs, nutritional supplements, herbal products, personal care products, family care products, and convenience products. Nepstar's strategy of centralized procurement, competitive pricing, customer loyalty programs and private label offerings has enabled it to capitalize on the continuing economic growth in China and take advantage of the demographic trend in China to achieve a strong brand and leading market position. For further information, please go to http://www.nepstar.cn.
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