new lotte mall expands operating terms amid growth in foreign retail

New Lotte mall expands operating terms amid growth in foreign retail

At a meeting on September 22, Lotte Group asked to adjust the operating term of the Lotte Mall Tay Ho complex project to 2060, instead of 2046 as previously approved.
big c renamed to go and tops market in vietnam

Big C renamed to GO! and Tops Market in Vietnam

Thailand's Central Group announced plans to rename Big C Vietnam to GO! and Tops Market.
big c mien dong to close due to high rent

Big C Mien Dong to close due to high rent

Out of the blue, Big C Mien Dong supermarket (in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 10) announced closing in 20 days due to a disagreement on rent after the global health crisis.
central group slows down performance in vietnam

Central Group slows down performance in Vietnam

Thailand-based Central Group made it among the top 10 retail companies in Vietnam by Euromonitor International, while locally-invested groups like Vingroup, FPT, Pico, and Phu Nhuan Jewelry all reported increasing performance.
covid 19 drags central group down

COVID-19 drags Central Group down?

The prolonged interruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting the operations of Central Group both in its home market of Thailand and its largest foreign market, Vietnam – and while emergency measures are being made to deal with the health crisis, it is difficult to balance out a compulsory temporary closure.
central group spends over 100 million on full takeover of nguyen kim

Central Group spends over $100 million on full takeover of Nguyen Kim

In its latest financial statement, Thailand's Central Group has announced spending VND2.66 trillion ($115.65 million) to complete the acquisition of Nguyen Kim, after five years of holding a 49 per cent stake in the electronics retailer.
vietnam to contribute a quarter of central group susidiarys revenue

Vietnam to contribute a quarter of Central Group susidiary's revenue

In the next five years, Vietnam's contribution could grow to 25 per cent of the revenue of Central Retail, a Central Group subsidiary which has just conducted a successful $8.1 billion IPO.
central group orders big c to suspend purchasing soft line products of vietnam

Central Group orders Big C to suspend purchasing soft-line products of Vietnam

Big C Vietnam has just announced to suspend all purchasing of soft-line products from local suppliers from July.
robins falls in face of e commerce competition

Robins falls in face of e-commerce competition

Thailand-based Central Group’s Robins has just announced temporarily stopping online operations in Vietnam maybe due to the fierce competition in the sector.
thailands central group confirms us 200m investment in grabs thai entity

Thailand's Central Group confirms US$200m investment in Grab's Thai entity

Thailand's Central Group, the country's largest retailer, confirmed on Thursday (Jan 31) in a statement that it will invest US$200 million in a local entity of Singapore-based ride-hailing application Grab.
strengthening consumption of local specialities in big c supermarkets

Strengthening consumption of local specialities in Big C supermarkets

In order to expand the consumption market of local specialities and promote agricultural production in localities, the “Week of Yen Bai’s specialities in Hanoi 2018” has been launched on November 30 at Big C Thang Long supermarket.
central group vietnam introduces go my tho

Central Group Vietnam introduces GO! My Tho

Central Group Vietnam's GO! My Tho meets all the needs of modern visitors, enhancing the quality of life in Tien Giang and nearby provinces.
big c expands price is always low programme

Big C expands "Price is always low" programme

Building on the success of Big C’s "Price is always low" programme, the company has decided to roll out phase 2 that applies to more than 7,000 products in 15 categories of essential goods.
nguyen kim numbers under wraps

Nguyen Kim numbers under wraps

The post-merger and acquisition business efficiency of Nguyen Kim Trading JSC remains uncertain, as more than three years after it engaged in an M&A deal with leading Thai retailer Central Group, it declines to share information about its business performance with the public.
vietnam ma forum top ten deals in 2009 2018

Vietnam M&A Forum: Top ten deals in 2009-2018

During the past ten years, Vietnam continued to witness high-value mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions in a variety of sectors, such as food manufacturing, real estate, banking, and retail, among others.