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Strict Thai curfew forces stores to close nationwide

Thailand’s government has imposed an overnight curfew effective tonight that will force the closure of tens of thousands of convenience stores and street vendors.

Siam Piwat uses digital media to link shoppers and retailers during pandemic

Bangkok shopping mall operator Siam Piwat has launched new retail services to engage and support customers and retail tenants during social distancing.

Dean & Deluca US files for bankruptcy

Thailand’s Pace Corporation has finally filed for bankruptcy of its Dean & Deluca US business after all of its North American stores were shuttered last year.

Don Don Donki opens second outlet in Thailand despite Covid-19

TiAmidst the Covid-19 outbreak, Japanese discount-variety store Don Don Donki has continued ahead with the opening of its latest branch in Bangkok, Thailand as part of its international expansion.

Central Food Hall employs robot in coronavirus fight

Thai supermarket Central Food Hall has begun using UV-C Disinfection Robots to sterilise stores in a move to combat coronavirus transmission.

Shiseido and Shopee partner to boost J-beauty in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Shopee is partnering with Shiseido Asia Pacific to propel the growth of Japanese beauty products in Southeast Asia.

Thailand’s Central Pattana to waive the rent for retailers

Thai retail property developer Central Pattana is to waive rent for tenants affected by the government’s shutdown order.

7-Eleven Thailand recruits 20,000 delivery staff

Convenience-store chain 7-Eleven Thailand is recruiting 20,000 workers to make deliveries in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.

Bangkok shopping centres, markets closed for three weeks

Bangkok shopping centres and markets were effectively shut down yesterday as the city moved to slow the spread of coronavirus.

How Pomelo is redefining O2O retailing in Asia

Pomelo, a technology company that makes fashion, is changing the way Southeast Asian women shop.

Pomelo launches in-app livestream shopping with Davika Hoorne

Southeast Asian omnichannel fashion retailer Pomelo has launched in-app shoppable livestream starring famous Thai actress Davika Hoorne.

Isetan to quit Thailand

Japanese department-store chain Isetan will quit Thailand later this year after 28 years operating in Bangkok.