• Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    BERLI JUCKER  Bt10 bn set for new openings this year 
    Berli Jucker Plc has readied an investment budget of Bt10 billion for the openings of 200 Big C hypermarket and mini Big C branches in the Thai and overseas markets, including Cambodia, said Rami Piirainen , the company’s vice president/investor relations. 
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Watch : Beer promoter becomes Malaysian hero for standing up to bully
    PETALING JAYA: A beer promoter stood her ground while being recorded and harassed by a shopper in a hypermarket here.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:17
    Malaysia states to charge for plastic bags by 2021
    The federal government wants all states to begin imposing a pollution charge on plastic bags used in hypermarkets, chain stores and restaurants within three years from 2019.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00
    Walmart to expand retail footprint in China via omni-channels
    US RETAILER Walmart Inc is looking to make further inroads in China's burgeoning retail market by expanding services to busy Chinese families through omni-channels, an expanded hypermarket network, more high-end membership stores and supermarket formats, a top official said.
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:03
    Central Pattana and Ek-Chai develop joint venture
    Retail and property developer Central Pattana (CPN) and Ek-Chai Distribution System, which operates Tesco Lotus hypermarkets in Thailand, have set up the 50:50 per cent joint venture.
  • Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:29
    Sharp to build rooftop solar systems on Big C stores
    SHARP Corporation, through its Thai subsidiary company Sharp Solar Solution Asia (SSSA), has signed an agreement to construct rooftop solar systems for Big C one of Thailand’s largest hypermarket retailers, through Impact Solar Limited (ISL).
  • Thu, 18 May 2017 19:12
    VGI boosts revenue 30% despite slump in media spending
    VGI, operator of a data-centric media hypermarket, announced its operating results for 2016-17, with a 30 per cent year-on-year rise in revenue despite shrinking media spending.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:07
    Thai farm, seafood products showcased in South Korea
    The Department of International Trade Promotion’s Office of Commercial Affairs in South Korea has partnered with that country’s second largest hypermarket operator Homeplus to promote Thai farm and seafood products. Products such as baby octopus, mango and frozen shrimp are being promoted at Homeplus’ 142 branches across South Korea this month.
  • Fri, 17 Feb 2017 01:00
    Aeon Big embarks on new strategy 
    MALAYSIA’S hypermarket chain, Aeon Big Sdn Bhd (Aeon Big), is preparing for a big leap into 2018 with a new business strategy that revolves around consolidating its hypermarket chain and focusing on a single business format.
  • Mon, 13 Feb 2017 01:00
    Commerce Ministry set to propose modified retail and wholesale bill to Cabinet
    THE COMMERCE MINISTRY will this month again try to propose the draft Retail and Wholesale Business Act for Cabinet’s approval, with the aim of controlling aggressive expansion of hypermarkets and protecting local businesses under the spectre of globalism. 
  • Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:00
    Big C, Tesco Lotus try to cash in on online shopping trends
    TO CASH in on the growing trend of Thai consumers shopping online, the two biggest hypermarket chains
  • Sat, 27 Aug 2016 01:00
    5 more Mydin outlets to open
    MYDIN Mohamed Holdings Bhd, which owns Mydin, Malaysia’s largest hypermarket chain, is to invest 500 million ringgit (Bt4.3 billion) to open five new hypermarkets, nationwide.
  • Sun, 07 Aug 2016 12:33
    How Nestle fought back
    KUALA LUMPUR - In 2013, just as Alois Hofbauer took the helm of Nestle (M) Bhd as managing director, he went to a hypermarket in Penang, where he noticed a shopper’s trolley filled with items the company sold. What he saw, however, was that the man had pi
  • Mon, 04 Jul 2016 01:00
    Big C, Tesco Lotus push stamp collection
    MAJOR hypermarket retailers Big C Supercenter and Tesco Lotus have launched stamp-collection campaigns, based on consumer insight findings.
  • Tue, 28 Jun 2016 01:00
    Tesco Lotus aims to double online shopping every year
    THE UK-based hypermarket chain Tesco aims to double its online shopping business in Thailand every year for the next three to five years.
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