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Thailand's Central Group keen to bid for Casino's Thai, Vietnam stores

Acquisition will give country's biggest retailer control of a business that it already partly owns as a platform for growth in South-east Asia
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 05:50
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Thailand's biggest retailer, Central Group, said that it may bid for French supermarket firm Casino Group's Thai and Vietnam stores, seeking control of a business that it already partly owns as a platform for growth in fast-growing South-east Asia.

Bangkok

THAILAND'S biggest retailer, Central Group, said that it may bid for French supermarket firm Casino Group's Thai and Vietnam stores, seeking control of a business that it already partly owns as a platform for growth in fast-growing South-east Asia.

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