Central Group overview

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Central Group: data

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Thailand Country Presentation

This guide to Thailand explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

Asia outlook H2 2019

We review the five big trends that we identified at the start of 2019, plus provide insight on the latest performance of Asia's leading grocery retailers.

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Central Retail engages shoppers to recycle their plastic bottles as part of their sustainability efforts.

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The COVID-19 situation in Thailand has deteriorated and impacted sales in Q2 2021. As the third wave is more difficult to control, retailers expect that further restrictions in July will dampen results in Q3 2021.  Consolidated revenue for Berli Jucker (BJC) dropped -3.9%, driven mainly by retail sales decline BJC has reported a drop of THB3,296m (US$98.7m) or -12.8% for its Q2 retail sales...
Retailers report poor performance in Q1 2021 due to the high base in Q1 2020. Thai stores were still operating as normal in January and February in 2020. Most of the retailers also benefited in March 2020 when shoppers started stockpiling before the first lockdown. Q1 2021 affected by new waves of infection Thailand is fighting a third wave of infections, the worst after a year of relativel...
Central Retail Vietnam, which operates Big C, has launched Tops Market in Ho Chi Minh City.   Big C renamed in Vietnam Three Big C supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City (Big C An Phu, Big C Thao Dien and Big C Au Co) were officially rebranded to Tops Market in March. Four other Big C supermarkets in Hanoi will be renamed in the third quarter of this year. In addition, five Big C hypermarkets loc...

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