700 New 7-Eleven Stores Planned in Thailand

700 New 7-Eleven Stores Planned in Thailand

In June 2021, Thai operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores CP All announced that it will expand its 7-Eleven store network with 700 new outlets by the end of the year. According to Bangkok Post, the company will invest around USD 380 million for its expansion plan....
AirAsia Forays into Grocery Delivery in Singapore

AirAsia Forays into Grocery Delivery in Singapore

Following multinational low-cost airline AirAsia’s successful introduction of airasia food in the Singapore market in March 2021, the airasia super app is now offering consumers in Singapore a new alternative to order their groceries at better value, while at...
DKSH, Kotányi GmbH Expand Partnership to Enter Malaysia

DKSH, Kotányi GmbH Expand Partnership to Enter Malaysia

Swiss-based market expansion services provider DKSH, through its local unit DKSH Business Unit Consumer Goods in Malaysia, has expanded its cooperation with Kotányi GmbH, an Austrian purveyor of fine herbs and spices since 1881, to bring their premier herb and spice...
Sales of Imported Cars Surged Amidst the Pandemic

Sales of Imported Cars Surged Amidst the Pandemic

Sales of imported cars almost quadrupled in May 2021 compared with the level in the same month last year, according to the Association of Vehicle Importers and Distributors (AVID). AVID reported that vehicle sales of its 21 members, which carry 26 global brands,...
700 New 7-Eleven Stores Planned in Thailand

Vietnam’s Retail Players Make Inroads Abroad

The Vietnamese retail industry is growing rapidly, and its key players have started expanding to foreign markets. In of the most illustrative recent examples, in May 2021, Vinasoy Corporation was reported to be registering remarkable growth in sales of its healthy...
Export of Thai Durians to China Reaches New Heights

Export of Thai Durians to China Reaches New Heights

Thailand has exported USD 186 million worth of durian to China during the first quarter of 2021. In 2020, Thailand shipped 575,000 tonnes, which represented almost 90% of Thai durian export, straight to China. Following the tax-free trading under the ASEAN-China Free...
Pick & Go Opens Singapore’s First AI Unmanned Convenience Stores

Pick & Go Opens Singapore’s First AI Unmanned Convenience Stores

Retailer Pick & Go has opened three unmanned and checkout-free stores in Singapore, offering daily necessities such as snacks, drinks, and other essential options. Founded in 2019, Pick & Go is the first unmanned convenience store in the South East Asian...
SM to Open Three New Shopping Malls in 2021

SM to Open Three New Shopping Malls in 2021

SM Prime Holdings has announced that it will open three new shopping malls as well as expand several existing malls in 2021. The planned mall launches and expansion projects will bring the total number of SM malls in the Philippines to 79 and add around 367,000 square...
Unilever Muslim Center of Excellence Launched in Indonesia

Unilever Muslim Center of Excellence Launched in Indonesia

Consumer goods manufacturer PT Unilever Indonesia has just launched its Uniliver Muslim Center of Excellence (Uniliver MCOE). The MCOE will be a research hub for halal products and innovations in line with the needs of Muslim consumers in Indonesia and abroad. As a...
Vinamilk Named Among Top 50 Global Dairy Companies

Vinamilk Named Among Top 50 Global Dairy Companies

The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) ended 2020 on a high note despite the Covid-19 pandemic. With revenue of USD 2.6 billion in 2020, an increase of 5.9% year-on-year, Vinamilk has jumped six notches among the Top 50 leading dairy companies in...