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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.

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.

Cafe Amazon to open 20,000 stores and ‘rival Starbucks’

Thai oil company PTT plans to spin off its Cafe Amazon division and build a coffee chain which will one day rival Starbucks.

Cafe Amazon Muscat store heralds Middle Eastern entry

The opening of the Cafe Amazon Muscat store in partnership with Oman Oil Marketing, marks the Thai company’s Middle Eastern debut.

PTT Philippines beefing up cafe chain

PTT Philippines expects to spend PHP500 million (US$9.9 million) on beefing up its retail network, including a foray into Japan.

PTT plan will see Jiffy Marts replace 7-Elevens  

PTT plans to start replacing 7-Eleven stores at its petrol stations with its own Jiffy Marts.

Au Bon Pain Thailand franchisee eyes region

Au Bon Pain Thailand franchisee Mudman has obtained the rights to expand the bakery chain into Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.

Village for Cafe Amazon’s Japan launch

Rather than a big city, Thai chain Cafe Amazon has chosen a village for its launch into Japan.