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Reuters reports that Carrefour, the second biggest retailer in the world, "is exploring a sale of its businesses in China and Taiwan, including a possible initial public offering in Hong Kong or a combination of some of those assets with another company." And IPO, the story says, could generate as much as $1 billion, which would seem to fit Carrefour's most recent strategy, which has been to get out of non-core markets and reduce debt.
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