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Mixed data in Bangkok retail rents outlook

Bangkok retail rents rose in prime downtown locations in the second quarter, yet there was a decline in midtown locations, despite retailers migrating there.

Major museum to anchor IconSiam development

Thailand’s first world-class museum is to be built as an anchor of the massive IconSiam development in Bangkok.

Ben & Jerry’s Thailand outlet on the way

A Ben & Jerry’s Thailand ice-cream outlet is planned, with the company teasing consumers with artwork featuring its product on a tuk-tuk.

Siam Discovery ‘ready to rock the world’

Siam Discovery in the heart of Bangkok officially opens tonight – billed as a shopping centre experience like none other in the world.

SM Prime mulls ASEAN mall options

With the Philippines shopping centre ranks nearing capacity – for now – where will SM Asia head next?

Philippines online grocery service launched

Jakarta-based HappyFresh is to launch a Philippines online grocery service in the second quarter of 2016.

Bangkok set to lure Hong Kong shoppers

The Thai government is planning to cut duties on luxury goods to lure overseas tourists from the ranks of Hong Kong shoppers, another challenge to beleaguered local retailers.

Aeon Thailand plans major Bangkok mall

Aeon Thailand says it will invest US$280 million in Thailand over the next five years, including the mega-mall, various speciality stores and 10 new MaxValu supermarkets.

Isetan Thailand unveils Washoku Gallery food concept

Isetan Thailand has converted its fifth floor into a food concept called Washoku Gallery, which opens today, December 18.

Bangkok retail rents hold firm despite competition

Despite intense competition, a leading property expert says Bangkok retail rents – in malls, anyway – are holding firm.

Future Park Rangsit Mall opens extension

Future Park Rangsit Mall opens its much-anticipated extension this Friday (November 27) making it Bangkok’s largest shopping destination.

Matsumotokiyoshi Thailand to launch in Bangkok

Matsumotokiyoshi Thailand joint venture to launch in Bangkok this week.