Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd. engages in the operation of supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience stores, health and beauty stores, and home furnishings stores. It operates through the following business segments: Food, Health and Beauty, Home Furnishings, and Restaurants. The Food segment comprises of supermarket, hypermarket, and convenience store businesses. The Health and Beauty segment includes the health and beauty businesses. The Home Furnishings segment represents the group's IKEA businesses. The Restaurants segment refers to the group's catering associate, Maxim's, a Hong Kong restaurant chain. The company was founded by Patrick Manson on September 5, 1886 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.