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Central Retail to invest US$575 million on expansion this year

Thailand’s Central Retail Corporation achieved 8 per cent revenue growth last year to US$7.1 billion and an 11-per-cent boost in profit to $394.7 million.

Tesco executives mull final bids for Thai, Malaysian businesses

Tesco executives and advisors will this week start evaluating offers for its Thai and Malaysian businesses following Friday’s deadline for binding offers.

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.

Central Retail launches Phuket Island Card in partnership with Alipay

Thailand’s Central Retail has collaborated with Alipay to launch the Phuket Island Card campaign, offering promotions at more than 100 outlets in Phuket.

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.

Central Retail plans to double online sales

Central Retail Corporation has announced plans to to double its online sales to US$315.76 million this year.

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.

Who’s who of retail CEOs at Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit

Next month’s Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit at the Marina Bay Sands will feature a ‘who’s who’ of international retail leaders.

Who’s who of retail CEOs at Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit

Next month’s Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit at the Marina Bay Sands will feature a ‘who’s who’ of international retail leaders.

Four trends to shape food retailing future

Genuine revolutions in food retailing are rare, but we’re living through one now.

Robinson Thailand plans more border stores

Department store chain Robinson Thailand says it will open outlets in planned special economic zones to encourage cross-border trading.

Central Retail in aggressive expansion

Thai retail group Central Retail is plotting a massive expansion with 260 new stores to open by 2014. Central plans to open 60 new Tops, Tops Market and Tops Daily stores and 200 FamilyMart convenience stores next year. The company is optimistic about its outlook for 2014 as more and more consumers attach greater importance to quality and safety and less importance to price, which, according to Central Food Retail president Alistair Taylor, benefits food retailers. Taylor says the compa…