Supermarkets >>

  • Wal-Mart Wal-Mart stocks the hardware and homeware items that have made it so popular across the pond.

  • Jenny Lou's These small supermarkets sell a great assortment of imported goods at expectedly higher prices than local supermarkets.

  • Carrefour Carrefour is the big name in Beijing's supermarkets.

  • 7-Eleven There are 55 branches dotted throughout Beijing. They sell the barest of essentials, and most branches are offering fresh milk and bread.