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Chaos, privacy fears as Bangkok malls reopened

As Bangkok malls reopened in line with relaxed lockdown rules, Thais are being forced to download a tracking app to enter properties, sparking privacy concerns.

The Mall Group plans further expansion

Despite a tougher retail market, The Mall Group in Thailand plans to expand this year with new projects and upgrades.

Aeon Thailand plans major Bangkok mall

Aeon Thailand says it will invest US$280 million in Thailand over the next five years, including the mega-mall, various speciality stores and 10 new MaxValu supermarkets.

[:en]Six major malls planned for Thailand[:zh]泰国六大商场计划

[:en] The company behind Siam Paragon has unveiled plans for six new world class shopping centres in Thailand, four of them in Bangkok. The combined value of the mixed use developments just revealed is 50 billion baht, or US$1.534 billion. A construction timetable has yet to be revealed. Vice chairwoman of The Mall Group, Supaluck Umpujh, says the company’s goal is to elevate Thailand to a world leading retail centre with resort destination and entertainment facilities. The biggest pa…

The Mall Group plans mega malls

Thai mall developer The Mall Group is bullish about its prospects at home with plans for six new mega malls. It will invest around 20 billion baht ($618.14 million) to build Bangkok Mall on Bang Na-Trat Rd and another 20 billion baht on resort mall Blu Pearl in Phuket. It is also opening Blu Port in Hua Hin, The EmQuartier and The Emsphere. The Emporium is under renovation and is set to reopen by the end of the year. “We are now ready to create an even greater success in what we see as …

Turmoil taints Mall Group

Thai developer The Mall Group expects sales in the first quarter to drop due to Thailand’s political turmoil. The Mall Group operates shopping malls including The Mall, Siam Paragon and The Emporium. It forecasts first quarter sales to stand at 12 billion baht ($368.2 million). The company EVP, Chamnarn Maytaprechakul, said the declining sales at Siam Paragon is likely to offset the increased sales at The Emporium. But sales were affected all round by poor customer sentiment as protests…

More stores for Gourmet Market

Thailand’s Mall Group to take Gourmet Market store count to 14 by 2015.

Mall Group makes fashion more fashionable

Thai mall operator to invest one billion baht for facelift of its fashion department stores.

Virtual mall for Thailand

Thailand’s Mall Group to launch social shopping site.