Thailand news & analysis

16 January 2013
Casino has reported Q4 2012 sales of €12,856m, up 35% on a total basis following the full consolidation of Latin American operations and up 3% on an organic basis. While international sales grew by 76% during the quarter, domestic sales declined 3% as household consumption lagged. For a detailed sales breakdown click here . French hypermarkets down more than 10% Net sales in France declin...
15 January 2013
Established and new retailers in the market including Big C, Tesco Lotus and Berli Jucker Plc are placing increasing prominence on the role of digital operations in their strategies. Big C announces strong full year results Casino's subsidiary in Thailand , Big C, has announced strong full year results. Sales have grown 9.3%, reaching THB 112.1bn. Solid 5.3% growth in same store sales a...
09 January 2013
Japanese convenience retailer Lawson announced growth in operating revenue of 3.2% to JPY 372,266m for Q3 2012. This was achieved in challenging trading conditions both at home and in its key overseas market, China. Strategies for growth in a challenging domestic market Facing the challenges of deflation and increasing competition in its domestic market, Lawson is focused on improving stor...
03 January 2013
Big C, Casino's Thai subsidiary, is aiming to triple its store portfolio by 2016 according to trade press reports. Casino targeting 1250 stores by 2016 Reports suggest that the French retailer's Thai subsidiary, Big C , wants to open 300 Big C and Big C Market hypermarkets and supermarkets as well as 950 Mini Big C convenience stores. One of Big C's points of difference is the segmentat...