China:WhereEast Meets West
By Robert Coopman

Ask most anyone in the pharmaceutical industry in the United States for a definition of CACDS and you will hear, ‘‘The Canadian Association of Chain Drug Stores.’’ What’s more, the answer will be spoken with assurance that it is the correct definition
of the acronym. Ask the very same question of a similar gathering of people in Beijing and the answer will be, ‘‘The China Association of Chain Drug Stores,’’ spoken with the same assurance of correctness. the full article (pdf)