AirAsia brings long-haul services to Thailand

AirAsia brings long-haul services to Thailand
April 23rd, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

AirAsia X has launched a new regional subsidiary in Thailand.

The new long-haul low-cost carrier was officially unveiled at an event …[More]

Prime retail area back in business

Prime retail area back in business
April 23rd, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

Business operators around Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong intersection have resumed spending on marketing and renovations …[More]

Rocketing down the highway

Rocketing down the highway
April 23rd, 2014 in Retail / Services

In “C” mode, Mercedes-Benz’s A 45 AMG is a tame – and economical – beast, but trigger the “Sport” or “Race” mode and …[More]

Mindshare upbeat on ad spending

Mindshare upbeat on ad spending
April 23rd, 2014 in Retail / Services

Even though the advertising industry is facing headwinds from the domestic political and economic vagaries, Mindshare …[More]

Advert spending falls 6% year-on-year in Q1

Advert spending falls 6% year-on-year in Q1
April 22nd, 2014 in Retail / Services

Advertising expenditures last quarter dropped 6 per cent to Bt24.68 billion from Bt26.48 billion in the first quarter of …[More]

Thai Airways to encourage early retirement by staff

Thai Airways to encourage early retirement by staff
April 22nd, 2014 in Retail / Services

The national carrier Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) will offer a voluntary early retirement package to older …[More]

Plastic surgery firm puts on a brave face despite political unrest

Plastic surgery firm puts on a brave face despite political unrest
April 22nd, 2014 in Retail / Services

Political discord is currently spreading its influence into every corner of the Thai business community – and among the …[More]

THAI cuts metal after brawl

THAI cuts metal after brawl
April 21st, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

THAI Airways International (THAI) is trialling the use of plastic cutlery during in-flight meal services after the airline’s …[More]

Oishi turns to ice cream, Myanmar

Oishi turns to ice cream, Myanmar
April 21st, 2014 in Retail / Services

Oishi Group Plc is looking at producing ice cream as a new product to strengthen its food business. …[More]

Specialists urge privatisation, board revamp at THAI Airways

Specialists urge privatisation, board revamp at THAI Airways
April 18th, 2014 in Retail / Services

Thai Airways International Plc, the national carrier, should be privatised and also look for ways to get qualified members …[More]

NokScoot set to go after shareholder greenlight

NokScoot set to go after shareholder greenlight
April 18th, 2014 in Retail / Services

The plan to set up NokScoot as a discount carrier to provide medium and long-haul services out of Thailand is gaining …[More]

The Bangkok Motor Show and the market outlook

The Bangkok Motor Show and the market outlook
April 18th, 2014 in Retail / Services

With the Bangkok Motor Show coming to a close, now is a good time to rethink the 2014 sales outlook for Thailand. …[More]

Fico Coffee shoots for 75 outlets in four years

Fico Coffee shoots for 75 outlets in four years
April 17th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

FICO COFFEE, the franchisee of California-based The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Thailand, aims to more than triple …[More]

Bodhi Tree wall coverings reflect individual personalities

Bodhi Tree wall coverings reflect individual personalities
April 17th, 2014 in Retail / Services

IN JUST three years, Bodhi Tree has become a leading brand in custom-made wallpaper, wall coverings and wall art. …[More]

Mercedes-Benz Leasing posts strong loan growth

Mercedes-Benz Leasing posts strong loan growth
April 16th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

Mercedes-Benz Leasing (Thailand), the local leasing arm of the luxury car maker, showed strong first-quarter …[More]

TSL gears down in car grey market

TSL gears down in car grey market
April 15th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

With the grey market for cars still in the doldrums, luxury car importer TSL Auto Corporation is unlikely to …[More]

Weak retail sales ‘to grow 3-5%’

Weak retail sales ‘to grow 3-5%’
April 14th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

Consumers’ weakened purchasing power and the domestic political turmoil have created an unfavourable …[More]

TLA adds two Asean cities to network

TLA adds two Asean cities to network
April 14th, 2014 in Retail / Services

Discount airline Thai Lion Air (TLA) has added Indonesian city Medan and Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to …[More]

Myanmar workers caught using fake passports

Myanmar workers caught using fake passports
April 11th, 2014 in Retail / Services

Four Myanmar workers were caught using fake passports to board a Nok Air flight at Mae Sot airport on …[More]

Thai AirAsia, Nok Air clip THAI’s wings

Thai AirAsia, Nok Air clip THAI’s wings
April 11th, 2014 in Retail / Services

Thai Airways International (THAI) and sister budget airline Thai Smile are facing strong competition in Thailand’s …[More]

Thailand ranked 6th in top 10 target markets for Asian retailers in 2014

Thailand ranked 6th in top 10 target markets for Asian retailers in 2014
April 10th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

ASIA-PACIFIC retailers are focused on expanding in the region, according to a recent global report by CBRE …[More]

MBK expects flat profit as rallies take toll

MBK expects flat profit as rallies take toll
April 10th, 2014 in Retail / Services

MBK GROUP expects sales revenue to rise by only 3 per cent with flat net profit this year, assuming the political …[More]

Cathay Pacific takes weight off its mind

Cathay Pacific takes weight off its mind
April 10th, 2014 in Retail / Services

James Woodrow and his team at Cathay Pacific Airways cargo arm get excited when Apple’s latest iPhones and …[More]

This Juke’s no fluke

This Juke’s no fluke
April 9th, 2014 in Retail / Services

Is it a car, a hatchback, or an SUV? Nissan’s Juke has a radical design that may leave you befuddled, and a few …[More]

Electrical appliance chains expect boost from digital-TV era, World Cup

Electrical appliance chains expect boost from digital-TV era, World Cup
April 9th, 2014 in Retail / Services

Leading retailers of electrical appliances anticipate a big surge in sales of digital-television sets and accessories …[More]

Big C eyes 30% boost in online shopping

Big C eyes 30% boost in online shopping
April 9th, 2014 in Retail / Services

Big C Supercenter aims to grow its online business by 20-30 per cent this year. Sarintip Satitsatian, vice president …[More]

30 years on, KFC Thailand going strong

30 years on, KFC Thailand going strong
April 8th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

Yum Restaurants International (Thailand) is overhauling its KFC businesses in Thailand by expanding stores …[More]

Black Canyon brewing up regional expansion

Black Canyon brewing up regional expansion
April 8th, 2014 in Retail / Services

Black Canyon (Thailand), one of the country’s largest coffee and restaurant chains, has stepped up regional …[More]

Worries despite 40,000 Motor Show orders

Worries despite 40,000 Motor Show orders
April 8th, 2014 in Retail / Services

The 35th Bangkok International Motor Show saw almost 40,000 orders placed before it ended on Sunday …[More]

Online broker touts cheaper premiums

Online broker touts cheaper premiums
April 7th, 2014 in Featured, Retail / Services

DirectAsia.com, a newly formed online insurance broker in Thailand, has set its sights on launching products …[More]

View / Download the monthly magazine

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, 21 April 2014
AMCHAM: 3rd Annual Thailand Tourism Forum
Details:http://goo.gl/eGJspV

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
AMCHAM: Bus. Economics Cmte
Details:http://goo.gl/5eiiPX

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
AMCHAM: Community
Details:http://goo.gl/WQ9cRK

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
AMCHAM: Prof. Women
Details:http://goo.gl/XJR79m

Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Bangkok Entrepreneurs
Details:http://goo.gl/JihG3

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
BCCT: Half-Day Workshop (Smart Marketing & Competitive Strategies)
Details:http://goo.gl/icgBCo

Wednesday, 23 April 2014
BCCT: Events Group Meeting
Details:http://goo.gl/np6LXR

Thursday, 24 April 2014
AustCham: ANZAC Day
Details:http://goo.gl/0MK7Dj

Thursday, 24 April 2014
BCCT: Third Thursday
Details:http://goo.gl/WGgxY5

Thursday, 24 April 2014
AMCHAM: YPC Networking Night
Details:http://goo.gl/E11B4U

Friday, 25 April 2014
AustCham: ANZAC Day
Details:http://goo.gl/0MK7Dj

Friday, 25 April 2014
AMCHAM: Ind. Day
Details:http://goo.gl/P4Eime

Friday, 25 April 2014
Movers & Shakers
Details:http://goo.gl/xOfWr

Friday, 25 April 2014
Joint: ESB Networking
Details:http://goo.gl/sb7N5y

Saturday, 26 April 2014
AMCHAM: 2014 Gala Installation Ball
Details:http://goo.gl/T7B1YC

Tuesday, 29 April 2014
TICC: A Back-to-Business Networking Event
Details:http://goo.gl/Mh1zGH

Tuesday, 29 April 2014
AMCHAM: Health & Travel/Tourism
Details:http://goo.gl/nmDOYX

Tuesday, 29 April 2014
AMCHAM: Marketing Cmte
Details:http://goo.gl/HhUDNx

Wednesday, 30 April 2014
AMCHAM: Monthly Luncheon with Guest Speaker Darren Buckley
Details:http://goo.gl/gfI1Ae

Tuesday, 6 May 2014
AMCHAM: Board of Governors Meeting
Details:http://goo.gl/xy6h59

Tuesday, 6 May 2014
Mango Metro Night
Details:http://goo.gl/EnNbR

SET Update

Global Update


Poll