GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited engaged in the retailing of home appliances and consumer electronic products in the People�s Republic of China (PRC). The Company operates and manages networks of electrical appliances and consumer electronic products retail stores in the PRC. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had 208 flagship stores, 345 standard stores and 526 specialized stores. In 2011, the Company opened 282 new stores and closed 29 stores. The Company�s subsidiaries include Capital Automation (BVI) Limited, Grand Hope Investment Limited, China Paradise Electronics Retail Limited, Hong Kong Punching Centre Limited, Ocean Town Int�l Inc. and Gome Appliance Company Limited, among others. In January 2011, the Company acquired 100% equity interest of Huihai and its 80% equity interest of an Internet operation company, Kuba.