Berli Jucker news

11 March 2020
Berli Jucker Plc (BJC), the operator of Big C, plans to allocate THB8-10bn (US$254m-US$318m) this year to expand its business. Investment focus on Big C Supercenter Rami Piirainen, Vice-President for investor relations, said about 70% of the budget will be used to expand the business of Big C Supercenter this year, and the rest for its other businesses. Three Big C hypermarkets will be open...
05 December 2019
Big C, operated by Berli Jucker, has set aside THB6.5bn (US$214m) to expand in Thailand and overseas. Confidence in domestic market The retailer will invest THB5.5bn (US$181.3m) in Thailand to open five to seven new Big C hypermarkets and 300 to 400 mini Big C stores in 2020. Another THB500m (US$16.5m) will be spent on IT facilities. It will also be studying the feasibility of opening “town...
13 November 2019
Berli Jucker (BJC), operator of Big C in Thailand, reports a decline in total consolidated revenue of 0.1% for Q3 2019. Decline attributed to lower retail sales Its retail division, which consists of Big C grocery stores and Pure drugstores, recorded total sales of THB27.3bn (US$900m) for Q3 2019, a decrease of -1.4% over the same period last year. Same store sales slowed down to -4.9% year...
10 October 2019
Big C has opened its first hypermarket in Poipet, Cambodia. Soft opening on 5 th October Poipet is a town on the Thai-Cambodian border with more than 200,000 people. There are an increasing number of casinos, hotels, commercial centres and residential developments. The hypermarket sits on a plot of land of 25,000 sq m. The opening event drew many shoppers on its first day. It targets low t...
15 May 2019
Berli Jucker, operator of Big C, reports revenue of THB30.9bn (US$979m), gaining THB1.6bn (US$50.5m) over the same period last year. Solid growth due to expansion The revenue growth is driven by continued store network expansion with 27 Mini Big C in the quarter. 13 convenience stores were closed. By the end of March 2019, the retailer has 147 hypermarkets, 61 supermarkets, 797 Mini Big C a...
07 February 2019
Berli Jucker, operator of Big C in Thailand, has announced revenue growth of 5.7% to THB 109.8 bn (US$ 3.4bn) for its modern retail business unit. Profit margin declined New store openings and same store sales growth of 1% supported the strong sales performance. However, profit margin slid from 16.7% to 16.5% due to sales mix changes and higher business to business sales compared to last ye...
30 November 2018
Berli Jucker, the operator of Big C in Thailand, reports positive Q3 results and international expansion in 2019. Q3 sales increase but profit margin decline Big C sales reached THB 27,855M (US$ 846.7M) in Q3 2018, growing by +7.2% year on year. Gross profit margin declined from 17.7% to 16.8% due to high base, sales mix changes and continued price investments. Same store sales growth also ...
14 September 2018
New wholesale deal to supply Big C chain announced. Deal struck with Thailand’s third largest retailer The UK’s fourth largest retailer, Morrisons, will begin supplying its private label range of products to Big C hypermarkets. About 100 different products have been confirmed for export to the Thai retailer. This deal is expected to boost Big C’s messaging of offering “More Than Just Low...
16 May 2017
Big C's total revenue from retail sales, rental and service income for Q1 drops to THB 28bn (USD 811mn), -14.9% over the same quarter last year. This is largely driven by a 20% decline in same store sales. Trend for same store sales improved from H2 2016 Big C has been cutting out unprofitable sales due to deep discounting via cash vouchers and bulk volumes. The focus on quality of sales ha...
17 February 2017
Big C reports a lower total revenue of THB121bn (US$366m) for FY2016, while profit margin increase Significant change in operations With Berli Jucker Company (BJC) on board as a major shareholder last year, Big C introduced a fundamental change in the way they operate. They decentralised their store operations team to become the “Thai retailer with a heart”. By localising their offer, ...