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Thailand’s Central Group commits space to communities, pegs and pares prices

Thai retail conglomerate Central Group is reducing and pegging the price of more than 3000 essential consumer products to help citizens impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Central Pattana launches one-click service linking tenants, consumers

Thailand’s Central Pattana has launched ‘One call x One click’ service which allows its customers to shop remotely during social distancing.

Central Group and Signa confirm Globus Switzerland deal

Thailand’s Central Group and Austrian property developer Signa have confirmed plans to acquire the luxury Swiss department-store chain Globus and eight associated property assets.

Central Group to take stake in Swiss department store

Thai retail and mall conglomerate Central Group is partnering with an Austrian property developer to buy Swiss department store chain Globus.

Retailers across Asia brace for Coronavirus impact as death toll mounts

As health authorities across Asia struggle to assess the severity and impact of the deadly Coronavirus, hundreds of stores have closed in Mainland China.

Pomelo to absorb Central Group’s Looksi

Online fashion label Pomelo has completed a deal with Thailand’s Central Group Looksi – previously Zalora – to absorb the online platform.

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.