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Major expansion plan for Bonchon chicken in Thailand after Minor takes control

Thai-headquartered Minor International has bought an effective 70-per-cent stake in the master franchise rights holder of Bonchon chicken in Thailand.

Minor International’s food division turns a corner while hotels deliver huge profit boost

Minor International has boosted its full-year profit by 137 per cent, largely due to the consolidation of its recent acquisition, the NH Hotel Group.

BreadTalk Group to be privatised by founder and Minor International

A small group of key Breadtalk Group stakeholders, including founder and chairman Dr George Quek, have offered to acquire all the ordinary shares in the firm and delist the company.

Minor International buys Bonchon restaurants in Thailand

Thai hospitality firm Minor International has bought Thai restaurant operator Chicken Time, which operates more than 40 Bonchon fried chicken outlets across the nation.

King Power Bangkok airport retail monopoly to stretch another decade

King Power Duty Free has bought a monopoly on duty-free business at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport for at least another decade.

Australia’s The Coffee Club to expand to Vietnam

VI Group to bring The Coffee Club to Vietnam under a master franchise with Minor International.

Omise receives $17.5m funding boost

Thai online payment company Omise has received Series B funding of $17.5 million.

WearYouWant Thailand sales surge

WearYouWant, the Thai online fashion and beauty retailer, is projecting a 120 per cent year-on-year turnover growth for the first half of this year.

Patara Thai to expand into Europe

Patara Thai to expand into Europe under a joint venture between Thailand’s S&P and Singapore’s Minor International.