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Central Retail to merge Central with Robinson
A Robinson department store in Kanchanaburi, Thailand.

Central Retail to merge Central with Robinson

Thailand's Central Retail group plans to merge its two department-store businesses - Central and Robinsons. According to CRC, the merger is part of the company’s strategy to be the first omnichannel departm...
Central Retail Vietnam revenues surpass US$1.1 billion after rapid expansion
Thailand’s Central Group buys OfficeMate, B2S parent for US$390 million
China quick to adopt digital wallets
Asian retail outlook: “more cautious”

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Robinson department store

Central Retail to merge Central with Robinson

Thailand's Central Retail group plans to merge its two department-store businesses - Central and Robinsons.

Thailand’s Central Group buys OfficeMate, B2S parent for US$390 million

Central Retail (CRC) is to buy out COL Public Company, the parent company of Thai retail chains OfficeMate, B2S and Meb ...

Alibaba eyeing cornerstone stake in Grab

Chinese tech giant Alibaba is said to be on the brink of investing US$3 billion into Grab Holdings, attracted by a signi...
Online liquor sales are to be banned in Thailand.

Thai government bans online liquor sales

Thailand is to ban the sale of alcohol online, because the government says it is too difficult to ensure broader liquor ...
The indoor-outdoor cafe.

Maison Kitsune makes Thai debut at Bangkok’s EmQuartier

Maison Kitsune has opened Thailand's first Kitsune boutique and cafe at EmQuartier shopping centre in Bangkok.

Starbucks expands plant-based range in Asia Pacific

Starbucks has rolled out new plant-based menu options in selected Asia-Pacific markets, with dishes created to suit loca...

Isetan marks the end of an era in Bangkok

Japanese department store Isetan has closed its Bangkok outlet after 28 years of operation in Thailand.

Thailand’s CP All to launch 7-Eleven in Laos

Thailand’s CP Group is taking the 7-Eleven convenience-store chain into Laos after winning franchise rights for the coun...

6ixty8ight expands online into two more SE Asian markets

Lingerie chain 6ixty8ight is expanding its e-commerce network into Thailand and the Philippines, less than two months af...

Destination Group launches Boom Boom Burger, brings more brands to Thailand

Destination Group is to introduce a new burger joint Boom Boom Burger, as part of a broader expansion plan in Thailand.