Magazines Archives - 2008 August

CRC buys over Siam Makro’s office-supplies unit in business-boosting move
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BANGKOK-BASED Central Retail Corporation (CRC) has bought over office-supplies business Makro Office Centre from Siam Makro, one of Thailand’s leading cash-and-carry groups
for 320 million baht (US$9.615 million).

The move is slated to strengthen the core businesses of both companies. Said CRC’s executive vice-president, Ivor Morton: “The office-supplies business has a total value of more than
90 billion baht, of which about 25% is [transacted] through modern retailers. It has shown healthy growth year on year.”

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2008 Aug Stories:

Loss Prevention - New technologies make stealing tough in India’s malls & stores

Loss Prevention - Not the usual suspects: Retail crime virulent in the US

Loss Prevention - How much vigilance is enough for stores?

Loss Prevention - Retailers share notes on how to outsmart cheats

Loss Prevention - Identify causes, manage shrinkage, protect margins

Asian economies: Slackening growth, soaring inflation. Will Asian consumers tighten their belts and purse strings?

Singapore garment makers reach for the world under one industry brand

adidas opens largest concept store in Beijing ahead of 2008 Olympics

Food & Hotel Thailand 2008 promises new feature alongside familiar favourites

Show quality takes precedence over visitor statistics at Natural Products Expo Asia

Show offers chance to stock up on toys, gifts & houseware before Christmas

CRC buys over Siam Makro’s office-supplies unit in business-boosting move

Dairy Farm spreads neighbourliness in fast-paced world

FJ Benjamin takes Rado to Indonesia SINGAPORE fashionwear company

BreadTalk enters alliance to take premium US burger chain into Chinese market

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