• Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:00
    Offer VAT refunds in malls, says retail body
    THE THAI Retailers Association (TRA) is to appeal to the Revenue Department to reconsider five locations it has proposed for value-added tax (VAT) refunds to foreign tourists other than at airports, TRA president Worawut Oonjai said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:00
    From BANKRUPTCY to B2S
    “I AIM to make OfficeMate an international brand and set up branches in the region,” Worawoot Ounjai, chief executive officer of COL and president of Thai Retailers Association, enthuses.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Greater transparency urged in airport duty-free concession
    The government sector must ensure transparency and fairness in framing the terms of reference for the airport duty-free concession, which is due this year, the Thai Retailers Association (TRA) said yesterday.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 10 Aug 2018 01:00
    Online sales tipped to account
    THE THAI RETAILERS Association expects online sales will make steady inroads to account for around 10 per cent of the country’s total retail market over the next five years.
    Corporate
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:13
    RetailEX Asean to focus on rapid evolution of retail landscape
    RetailEX Asean, the largest annual international trade exhibition and conference in Southeast Asia, catering to retailers and brands focused on succeeding in regional markets, will be held from September 19 to 21 in Halls 3 and 4 of Impact Exhibition and Convention Centre in Bangkok.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    Joint association clarifies airport issues
    The Association comprising operators from two associations - the Thai Retailers Association (TRA) and the Thai Duty Free Shop Trade Association (TDFA) - have submitted an open letter to Airport of Thailand Plc’s president Nittinai Sirismatthakarn yesterday to explain raised issues and make proposals.
    Economy
  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 01:00
    TRADE BODIES SEEK REVAMP OF DUTY-FREE CONCESSION
    Representatives of Thai Retailers Association, the Thai Duty Free Shop Trade Association and the Thai Shopping Centre Association yesterday submitted a proposal to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha calling for a revamp of the system on granting concession to duty-free shops in order to ensure transparency and fairness.
    Corporate
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00
    Retailer group tallies costs of wage rises
    THE THAI Retailers Association (TRA) says the government’s proposed increase in the minimum wage – applied in a range that differs by area – will increase the cost burden of businesses.
    Economy
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 19:28
    Thai retailers association tallies cost of minimum daily wage increases
    The Thai Retailers Association (TRA) says the government’s proposed increase in the minimum wage – applied in a range that differs by area – will increase the cost burden of businesses.
    Economy
  • Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:46
    Retailers see sales dip, want stimulus measures
    Thai Retailers Association (TRA) has disclosed that the Retail Index for the first half of 2017 grew by only 2.81 per cent as retail sales in the second quarter faded, compared to first quarter growth of 3.02 per cent.
    Economy
  • Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:43
    Retailers see sales dip, want stimulus measures
    Thai Retailers Association (TRA) has disclosed that the Retail Index for the first half of 2017 grew by only 2.81 per cent as retail sales in the second quarter faded, compared to first quarter growth of 3.02 per cent.
    Economy
  • Sun, 02 Apr 2017 01:00
    Thai retailers ‘not sold’ on domination by online rivals
    MANY HEADS of big shopping malls in Thailand are still not convinced about online retailing or its future, said experts at global financial services group KPMG.
    national
  • Sat, 06 Aug 2016 01:00
    More needed to be ‘paradise’
    ALTHOUGH the government and tourism-related authorities are doing a good job in encouraging Thai and international tourists to travel and shop in Thailand, much still needs to be done by the state and retailers in order to make the country a true “shoppin
    Economy
  • Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:30
    Thai Retailers Association recommends state open “public pick-up counter” to facilitate “downtown duty-free shops”
    Thailand pitched as Asian shopping hub to promote tourism to help SMEs increase revenues and offer extra lifeline for Thai economy Dr. Chatrchai Tuongratanaphan, Executive Director of the Thai Retailers Association, has recommended that the government
  • Wed, 06 Jan 2016 01:00
    Retailers call for more tax breaks
    The government should continue endorsing tax breaks for consumers and open more duty-free shops to attract foreign tourists and boost the retail business, according to the Thai Retailers Association (TRA).
    Corporate
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