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Meet Yol Phokasub, CEO of Thai retail giant, Central Group

Drumroll, please! We’ve just unveiled Asia’s most influential list at Inside Retail Asia, a collection of the region’s c...

Three retailers and an economist on Asia’s post-pandemic retail landscape

Retail is bouncing back across much of Asia. While its guise is somewhat familiar, its rules of engagement are less unde...

Thailand’s Central Pattana plans US$3.7 billion in upgrades, expansion

Central Pattana is Thailand's largest retail property development and investment company. It has 50 shopping centres loc...

Aeon eyes 100 grocery stores in Vietnam

The expansion plan will include a larger store format with floor space spanning 500sqm or more.

Central Group leads Selfridges buyout in US$5 billion deal

Luxury British store chain Selfridges is being sold to a Thai retailer and an Austrian property company in a deal that a...

The lowdown on Central Group – reported new owner of Selfridges

Speculation is swirling around the reported sale of iconic British department store Selfridges to Thai conglomerate Cent...

Central Group closes in on US$5.3 billion Selfridges deal

Multiple sources are reporting the deal will be sealed by the end of the year, but it remains unclear which part of Cent...

Central Group takes control of Bangkok’s Mega Bangna parent

Siam Future Development owns 19 properties, of which the Ikea-anchored mega mall is the flagship.

Thai department stores must revise business models to stay relevant

Improved shopping experiences, inventive activities and value-added programs.

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 ...