Central Group overview

Find out about the retailer's strategic priorities, commercial focus areas, channel and country presence.

Central Group: data

See data on the retailer’s performance and forecasts for its operations by channel.

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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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.

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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...
Stephane Coum, CEO of Central Food Retail under Central  Retail  in Thailand, shares how the company has tackled the challenges brought by the COVID-19 crisis, its transformation plans and building resilience for the future. Central Food Retail operates across many different formats and banners: Central Food Hall, Tops market, Tops SUPERSTORE (which competes with hypermarkets), Tops daily and Fam...
Major retailers, Central Retail, Berli Jucker and CPALL, report revenue declines for FY2020. COVID-19 well controlled in Thailand The spread of COVID-19 was under control until the third quarter of last year. A new wave of increased daily cases started in mid-December, impacting year-end festivities. The government imposed an array of restrictions by province to avoid a national lockdown an...
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