SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN), ("Winner Medical") a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical disposables and non-woven fabric made from 100% natural PurCotton® products in China, today reported that a successful promotional event was recently held by Winner Medical and Cotton Incorporated ("Cotton Inc.") to promote PurCotton® brand and Natural™ trademark in a high footprint shopping mall in Shanghai.
Customers' feedback continues to be excellent, as PurCotton's superior quality and functionality have been embraced. Winner Medical is expanding its chain store openings to introduce its concept and products in the Pearl River Delta, Yangzte River Delta and Bohai Sea District. In December, three PurCotton stores were opened in Shanghai and one store opened in Beijing. As of today, 27 stores have been opened in high traffic shopping malls in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong province. Products are divided into four categories, including feminine care products, mother and baby products, home care products and medical care products.
Shenzhen PurCotton Technology Ltd. is the only Chinese company to be awarded the global, well-known Natural™ trademark which is owned by Cotton Inc. and implies green, natural and eco-friendly. Winner Medical and Cotton Inc. promoted PurCotton® brand and Natural™ trademark in China jointly. The event's theme was "Natural cotton is beside you" and focused on educating consumers about its new product applications for cotton. Xiuyuan Fang, CFO, Treasurer and Director of Winner Medical, gave a presentation to explain the environmental benefits of cotton with the objective of demonstrating how medical grade 100% cotton non-woven PurCotton® products can be used to improve consumer living standards. Jerry Lin, a manager of Cotton Inc. based in the Shanghai office, emphasized in his presentation that cotton is natural, renewable, recyclable, sustainable, and safe for the environment, and encouraged consumers to use cotton related products.
The event was well attended and included free gifts to target customers, a modeling show, and special product incentives in conjunction with its goal to educate consumers on the advantages of cotton, which provided further opportunity to enhance consumers' attention and build PurCotton® brand awareness and adoption.
Cotton Inc. is a U.S. non-profit organization whose mission is to increase the demand for and profitability of cotton and cotton textile products in the world through market information, technical services, advertising, fashion forecasts and retail promotions.
About Winner Medical:
Winner Medical is a leading medical disposable products manufacturer in China, with business operations consisting of manufacturing, researching, developing and marketing cotton-based medical dressings and medical disposables, as well as consumer products. The Company has ten wholly-owned operating subsidiaries and three joint ventures, which manufacture tailored medical disposables and dressings, as well as non-woven fabric made from 100% natural cotton. With a vertically integrated supply chain ranging from spinning fabric to finished goods, the Company provides its customers with a wide range of products, from surgical and wound care to consumer. The Company sells and markets its medical products and 100% natural cotton non-woven jumbo rolls in China and abroad. For nine consecutive years, the Company has been ranked as one of the top medical dressing exporters in China, with the United States, Europe, China and Japan being its most important markets. In addition, the Company distributes finished cotton non-woven consumer products under its own "PurCotton" brand name in China. With more than 20 years of international experience in the medical dressings and disposables field, the Company has a deep market understanding. This provides Winner Medical with a solid foundation, upon which it plans to expand by growing its medical grade 100% cotton retail business. To learn more about Winner Medical, please visit Winner Medical's web site at: http://ir.winnermedical.com.
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Huixuan Chen (Fiona)
Investor Relations Manager
Winner Medical Group Inc.
HC International, Inc.
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