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Reviving the submerged supply chain

Critical weeks still lie ahead as Bangkok faces a previously unimaginable inundation of floodwaters and last lines of defence are collapsing. The dynamics of supply and demand have been hit hard, as vital components of production, logistics and distribution infrastructure are being progressively submerged. The few remaining retail logistics centres in Bang Na, Bang Pu […]

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Fitting california culture in thailand’s glove

BGT Corporation Plc sells ready-to-wear retail apparel and accessories under the trademark of Body Glove with the Hand Device logo. It has distributed through both its own stores and department stores since 1988 and has expanded throughout Thailand. Chief executive Dickson Goh Kok Cheng discusses the company’s strategy and outlook. BUSINESS: What is BGT’s business […]

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Central to open Yoshinoya

After withdrawing from the Thai market for over a decade, the 112-year-old Japanese rice bowl restaurant Yoshinoya is making a comeback through a partnership with Central Restaurant Group (CRG). Sucheep Tamacheepjaroen, CRG’s senior vice-president for operations, said it received the right from Yoshinoya International Co to run the Yoshinoya chain in Thailand for 10 years. […]

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Competition perks up for tea low season

A price war is brewing in the 7.8-billion-baht ready-to-drink tea market during this low sales season, with marketing activities planned by the top four brands. TC Pharmaceutical Industries Co, maker of the Puriku brand, has hired the popular singer and actor Arak ‘Pae’ Amornsupasiri as the new presenter for its chrysanthemum tea. This is the […]

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Tesco Lotus property fund pitched

Tesco Lotus yesterday announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO) of a Thai property fund to be listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. With an appraised asset value of more than 14 billion baht, the fund would initially comprise 15 existing shopping malls, each anchored by a Tesco Lotus hypermarket, in prime locations […]

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Foodland aims at SET listing

Foodland Supermarket Co Ltd, the wholly Thai-owned supermarket chain, plans to raise its registered capital by 50% to 1.5 billion baht this year and list on the Stock Exchange of Thailand within two years. Chairman Somsak Teeraphatanakul said the capital increase will fund future expansion, while listing will make the company eligible for special corporate […]

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New beverage plant bolsters Oishi’s goal

Oishi Green Tea yesterday inaugurated a new manufacturing facility at Navanakorn Industrial Estate in Pathum Thani. The new beverage plant for Thailand’s No 1 green-tea brand, worth about Bt2.5 billion, on a 60-rai (9.6-hectare) plot in the industrial estate, is part of Oishi Group’s vision to become a global leader in Japanese-style food and beverage […]

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