Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:29:40
CIMB receives approval to open Philippines branch
CIMB Group on Wednesday announced that its subsidiary, CIMB Bank, has received approval from the Monetary Board of the Philippines’ central bank to operate a branch in the Philippines. The first retail branch is expected to be fully operational by the fourth quarter of 2018.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Alibaba joins partners in food retail sector
ALIBABA Group Holding Ltd, Auchan Retail and Ruentex Group have announced a strategic alliance that brings together their online and offline expertise to explore new retail opportunities in China’s food retail sector.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:05:19
New taxes, changing consumer habits set to shake up food & drink sector
New retail legislation and developments in consumer purchasing habits are set to impact activity in Thailand’s retail sector, particularly the food and drink segment, according to research by UK-based Oxford Business Group.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:13:17
Alibaba, Auchan and Ruentex form food retail alliance
Alibaba Group Holding, Auchan Retail and Ruentex Group on Monday announced a strategic alliance that brings together the three companies’ online and offline expertise to explore new retail opportunities in China’s food sector.
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Retailers embrace e-commerce as customers shop more online
RETAILERS in Thailand are increasingly recognising online selling as a necessary business activity driven by the rising number of Internet users embracing this way of shopping.
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:43:11
In full glorious bloom
Central Chidlom and Central Embassy are ablaze with colour right now as the retail giant fetes its 70th anniversary with an extra special edition of its annual flower festival featuring a wealth of A-listers, celebrities, and superstars, including actress Patcharaba “Aum” Chaichua.
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:00:00
BCPG keen on renewables retail market
BCPG Public Co Ltd, a SET100 company, has adopted an Internet of Energy strategy to facilitate its move into the retail market for renewable energy, company president and CEO Bundit Sapianchai said yesterday.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:05:00
Harry comes to Bangkok
Warner Bros Consumer Products (WBCP) and GES, producers of the internationally touring “Harry Potter: The Exhibition”, are introducing “Christmas in the Wizarding World”, the newest Harry Potter-themed retail experience, which will make its international debut at Siam Paragon on December 17.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:03:44
Government asks retailers to slash prices
The Internal Trade Department has organized a meeting with the country’s biggest retailers to try to persuade them to cut some of their prices by up to 80 per cent.
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Giants’ retail partnership points to Asia’s future
In a dramatic announcement last week, Thailand’s Central Group said it would form two joint ventures with Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com for an initial investment of Bt17.5 billion.
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 01:00:00
TCC Land Asset World sets Bt8.2 bn budget for shopping centres upgrade
TCC LAND Asset World Co Ltd, a property arm of beverage tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, has allocated a budget of Bt8.2 billion to renovate and enhance its shopping centres in 2018-19.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 16:02:17
TCC shopping centres to spend Bt8.2 billion in new investments
Napat Charoenkul, managing director of retail group, TCC Land Asset World Co, Ltd, said the company is expecting 2017 revenue to reach about Bt3 billion – 15 per cent growth over the previous year’s achievement – and corresponding to an increase in daily customers visiting the company’s 10 projects from about 200,000 people to 250,000 people.
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:59:50
Top 10 smartest companies in 2017
Santa Clara, California-based chipmaker Nvidia has become the smartest company in the world this year, followed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk's space travel venture SpaceX and online retailer Amazon, according to the MIT Technology Review.
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Retailers welcome pre-Christmas break to boost spending
THE CABINET yesterday approved a 23-day tax break for consumers to boost shopping activities nationwide by an estimated Bt10 billion and stimulate the economy.
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:12:46
Spaces enters Thai shared-office market at Summer Hill
Amsterdam-based creative workspace pioneer Spaces has entered the shared-office market in Thailand with the opening of its first location at Bangkok’s stylish summer-inspired retail hub, Summer Hill, developed by Boutique Corp.