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Central Group closes Robins Vietnam online store

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

Thai airport duty-free monopoly to be preserved

Airports of Thailand says it will maintain a monopoly on its airport duty-free retailing.

King Power monopoly set to end at Bangkok’s largest airport

King Power’s long-criticised monopoly of Thai airport duty-free retailing appears to be nearing an end.

JD Central investigates unmanned store in Bangkok

JD Central has revealed plans to open automated stores, starting next year in Bangkok.

E-commerce set to take 10 per cent of Thai retail sales

Analysts are predicting e-commerce will account for 10 per cent of Thai retail sales within five years.

Central Group plans new formats in Vietnam

Thai retail conglomerate Central Group is planning to triple its Vietnamese businesses during the next five years.

Thailand’s Central Group mulls spinning off retail arm in IPO

Thailand’s Central Group is considering a potential IPO of its retail assets, according to an anonymous leak.

Pomelo Fashion plans first physical store in Singapore

Bangkok-based online-to-offline retailer Pomelo Fashion is to open its first physical store in Singapore.

Thailand’s Central Pattana invests US$3.1 billion in shopping centres

Thai shopping centre developer Central Pattana says it is revitalising its premium malls to “pioneer future trends of retail and tackle the digital era”.

Central JD to launch online marketplace

A JV between JD.com and Central Group, Central JD Commerce will launch online marketplace in August.

Kokuyo plans stores for people working from home

Japanese office furniture maker Kokuyo is to open retail shops in Thailand targeting the growing ranks of people who work from home.

Central Group pegs $6 billion for expansion

Central Group plans to invest more than US$6.3 billion over the next five years on retail and hotel expansion.

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