Myanmar’s ABC wants partners for basics

ABC Group, operator of ABC convenience stores in Myanmar, is looking for foreign partners to help it expand. A deal with foreign partners would help the company branch into other retail formats such as hypermarkets and supermarkets, said Wai Thit Lwin, managing director of the ABC chain. Myanmar’s retail sector is rife with opportunities for […]

Thai firms join 24 foreign firms at Yangon business matching event

Two Thai firms joined a business-matching event in Yangon last week, which was attended by 24 Japanese corporations and 13 Myanmar companies. The aim was to introduce business partners to customers in response to their requirements and business strategies. These firms represented diverse industries – from food and restaurants, daily-use products and consumer equipment to […]

Thai firms advised to tap potential in Myanmar

. Convenience and modernisation are major factors for Thai companies keen to attract Myanmar consumers, says market research and consulting firm Envirosell Thailand. Managing director Sarinporn Jiwanun said people in Myanmar were becoming more modern, with changing lifestyles driven by technology and innovation along with new brands and fashions, all of which have made inroads […]