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Knock-off Ikea store in China

<p>Pencils used by shoppers to list their items at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, in southwest China's Yunnan province, July 28, 2011. The characters on the pencils read "11 Furniture ". 

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Pencils used by shoppers to list their items at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, in southwest China's Yunnan province, July 28, 2011. The characters on the pencils read "11 Furniture ". REUTERS/Jason Lee

Pencils used by shoppers to list their items at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, in southwest China's Yunnan province, July 28, 2011. The characters on the pencils read "11 Furniture ". REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A customer selects photo frames at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. The store, which resembles an  Ikea, is one of a number of Chinese businesses replicating the look, feel and service of successful Western retail concepts.  

 
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A customer selects photo frames at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. The store, which resembles an Ikea, is one of a number of Chinese businesses replicating the look, feel and service of successful Western retail concepts. ...more

A customer selects photo frames at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. The store, which resembles an Ikea, is one of a number of Chinese businesses replicating the look, feel and service of successful Western retail concepts. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>An employee cleans a furniture at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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An employee cleans a furniture at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

An employee cleans a furniture at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>An employee works at a service station at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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An employee works at a service station at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

An employee works at a service station at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Customers rest on a couch at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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Customers rest on a couch at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Customers rest on a couch at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A customer pushes a shopping cart at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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A customer pushes a shopping cart at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A customer pushes a shopping cart at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A customer walks up the stairs at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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A customer walks up the stairs at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A customer walks up the stairs at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A customer checks the price of a cabinet at 11 Furniture Store in Kunming,  in southwest China's Yunnan province, July 28, 2011. 

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A customer checks the price of a cabinet at 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, in southwest China's Yunnan province, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A customer checks the price of a cabinet at 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, in southwest China's Yunnan province, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Bags and shopping carts are seen at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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Bags and shopping carts are seen at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Bags and shopping carts are seen at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A customer selects foot mat at an 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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A customer selects foot mat at an 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A customer selects foot mat at an 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Customers rest at the restaurant of the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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Customers rest at the restaurant of the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Customers rest at the restaurant of the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Employees push a shopping cart past the information desk at the lobby of the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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Employees push a shopping cart past the information desk at the lobby of the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Employees push a shopping cart past the information desk at the lobby of the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A customer looks around at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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A customer looks around at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A customer looks around at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>The placement of dining room is displayed next to a welcome poster at an 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011.

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The placement of dining room is displayed next to a welcome poster at an 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

The placement of dining room is displayed next to a welcome poster at an 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A customer checks a glass at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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A customer checks a glass at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A customer checks a glass at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A family select furniture at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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A family select furniture at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A family select furniture at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>Customers line up to pay at a cashier next to signs at the lobby of the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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Customers line up to pay at a cashier next to signs at the lobby of the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Customers line up to pay at a cashier next to signs at the lobby of the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A worker repaints the wall at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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A worker repaints the wall at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A worker repaints the wall at the 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>A customer looks at the placement of study room at an 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 

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A customer looks at the placement of study room at an 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A customer looks at the placement of study room at an 11 Furniture Store in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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<p>The building of 11 Furniture Store is seen in Kunming, July 28, 2011. 


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The building of 11 Furniture Store is seen in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

The building of 11 Furniture Store is seen in Kunming, July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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