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Big C Clarifies Its Mobile Grocery Store Just A “Prototype”

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Big C Clarifies Its Mobile Grocery Store Just A “Prototype”

The Office of Organizational Communications of Big C Group clarified on March 28 that the “Mini Big C” mobile grocery store which was seen roaming housing estates and communities in Bangkok and its vicinity was just a trial operation and there is just one prototype vehicle. The office said that the Mini Big C pickup…

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Privacy Warning As 7-Eleven To Start Scanning Customers’ Faces

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Privacy Warning As 7-Eleven To Start Scanning Customers’ Faces

7-Eleven is rolling out facial recognition technology to its 11,000 stores in Thailand. The convenience store chain will use the technology in a number of different ways, including to help identify loyal customers, analyse customer traffic and monitor stock levels of products. Facial recognition will also be used to suggest products to customers and even…

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IKEA “Unpacks” New Plan To Open Ten More Stores In Thailand

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IKEA “Unpacks” New Plan To Open Ten More Stores In Thailand

IKANO Private Ltd, which operates IKEA stores in Southeast Asia, yesterday announced an ambitious plan to open one store every year in the region over the next five to 10 years. The company yesterday officially opened its second IKEA store in Bang Yai district of Nonthaburi province. Costing Bt6.3 billion, the store in CentralPlaza WestGate…

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Tesco Lotus Continue Their Commitment To Fresh, Affordable Food

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Tesco Lotus Continue Their Commitment To Fresh, Affordable Food

Tesco Lotus has unveiled a “Fresh@Heart” campaign to underscore its commitment to providing high-quality fresh food at affordable prices. It also touted its revamped flagship store on Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Soi 50, and announced that at least five more hypermarkets will undergo similar renovations this year to “improve the fresh food department”. “We have continued our…

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Online Shopping Here To Stay In Thailand But Needs To Be Managed Appropriately

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Online Shopping Here To Stay In Thailand But Needs To Be Managed Appropriately

  Online shopping is swiftly transforming life in Thailand and the new lifestyle requires major adjustments, as a new generation lays down the terms for how the future economy will look. For everybody’s sake, the great leap forward should happen sooner rather than later. Taxation, for example, needs to be effective and clear-cut, not the…

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Tesco Lotus Pushes Food Exports From Thailand To UK

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Tesco Lotus Pushes Food Exports From Thailand To UK

  TESCO LOTUS, in collaboration with the Department of Inter-national Trade Promotion, has been hosting a “Taste of Thailand” festival at the Tesco Kensington store in the heart of London to promote a variety of quality Thai products bearing the Thailand Trust Mark, as well as exotic fruits from Thailand. The Thai products will be…

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Watch Out Chang And Singha-New German Beer Is Coming !

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Watch Out Chang And Singha-New German Beer Is Coming !

Edmond Neo Kim Soon, CEO Beer product group, pointed out that a recent research work on premium products consumption in Southeast Asia conducted by international research company AC Nielsen shows that Southeast Asian consumers are now likely to spend more on consumer products, particularly in the premium food and beverage segment. The research ranked Indonesia…

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Open all hours

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Open all hours

3 people are stocktaking, 2 people are stacking shelves, 1 person is on a computer behind the counter and 1 person is trying to serve a big queue. And this is daytime. Nightime gets better when all the staff can focus on the funky loud music Where are you? `Yes` you`re in 7/11 land, where…

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Trendy Spectacles At Affordable Prices Are Here

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Trendy Spectacles At Affordable Prices Are Here

A new player in the e-commerce market, Glazziq is already being recognised for its pocket-friendly retro spectacles that are super-thin, smart and look great no matter what you’re wearing. Launched early last year by Prinda Prachaktam, a member of the family that been running lens manufacturer and optical store chain Hor Waen for more than…

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How About Keeping The Kids Quiet ??

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How About Keeping The Kids Quiet ??

Leading educational toy brands mark National Children’s Day by showcasing their very latest products and invite parents to enjoy discounts of up to 50 per cent in the Central/Zen Baby & Kids Big Surprise Sale 2017 that continues to January 29. Fun to play with while also useful for emotional development, the range includes colourful…

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