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Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart will be sold outright to local trading house Itochu, according to a new report in Nikkei.
Grab has expanded its grocery-delivery service GrabMart into eight Southeast Asian markets within the last three months.
Central Retail has taken full control of the FamilyMart Thailand business, a precursor to expanding the network in the country.
FamilyMart Taiwan is partnering with food-delivery platform Foodpanda to launch a delivery service, to be rolled out in two phases.
FamilyMart Thailand has opened its first ‘FamilyMart Corner’ stores featuring automatic vending machines serving beverages, snacks and convenience foods.
Familymart Taiwan is aiming to open 220–230 new stores in the territory this year, as the Japanese convenience-store chain franchise emerges unaffected by the coronavirus turmoil.
A trial to reduce business hours has resulted in a 59 per cent drop in operating profits for FamilyMart Japan.
FamilyMart Japan is reducing its operational costs by letting go 800 employees, equal to about one in 10 of the convenience-store operator’s total staff count.
South Korean companies are engaged in a fierce battle with Japanese rivals in the Vietnam retail market, which has emerged as a “post-China.”
The world’s largest FamilyMart is to open in Manila, a 400sqm outlet located in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.
Thailand’s Central Group has appointed Stephane Coum as CEO of Central Food Retail.
FamilyMart Japan says almost half of its franchisees want to drop its signature 24-hour trading hours.