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Thai oil company PTT joins race for Tesco

Thai oil company PTT is said to be preparing to make a bid for the Tesco Asia businesses in Malaysia and Thailand.

Thai conglomerates in race to buy Tesco Asia

Two Thai billionaires are reportedly preparing bids for the Asian operations of UK grocery giant Tesco.

Central Group launches Porto de Phuket lifestyle mall

Thailand’s Central Group has launched a new shopping mall, Porto de Phuket, in Phuket’s Thalang District.

Thailand’s Central Retail confirms IPO plans

Central Group subsidiary Central Retail Corporation, aims to raise up to US$2.7 billion in an initial public offering (IPO), which will be Thailand’s largest yet.

Thailand’s Central Group invests in European expansion

Thailand’s Central Group has made three major overseas investments totaling US$662.7 million to build its presence in world-leading tourist destinations.

Thai beauty retailer KIS targets 30 stores in Bangkok aimed at millennials

Thai beauty retailer KIS opened its first store in Bangkok just last month and is already planning 30 more across the city.

Thailand’s Central Group names new executives

Thailand’s Central Group has appointed Stephane Coum as CEO of Central Food Retail.

Pomelo secures US$52 million in funding for expansion

Leading omnichannel fashion company Pomelo has secured US$52 million in funding, making it the first Thai startup to raise a Series C funding round.

Pomelo secures US$52 million in funding for expansion

Leading omnichannel fashion company Pomelo has secured US$52 million in funding, making it the first Thai startup to raise a Series C funding round.

Central Group plans to spin off retail division

Thai mall operator Central Group will list its Central Retail Corporation unit, combining retail businesses in Thailand, Vietnam and Italy.

King Power Bangkok airport retail monopoly to stretch another decade

King Power Duty Free has bought a monopoly on duty-free business at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport for at least another decade.

Central Group closes Robins Vietnam online store

Central Group has closed its Robins Vietnam online fashion store to concentrate on its physical stores.