Convenience stores in Thailand
With a rapidly growing demand for products in Thailand, modern trading was developed to respond to customers’ needs in a way that traditional trading could not. In 2018, the market value of convenience stores in Thailand grew by 7.4 percent. This indicated an increase when compared to the previous year. Furthermore, convenience stores also accounted for more than half of the modern trade market in Thailand in that same year, alongside other retail channels such as supermarkets and hypermarkets.
Supermarkets and hypermarkets in Thailand
Supermarkets and hypermarkets in Thailand are also popular shopping channels among Thai consumers, namely, Tesco Lotus, Tops, Big C, Villa Market, and MaxValu. In 2018, the market share of supermarkets and hypermarkets in Thailand accounted for around 41.7 percent.In addition, there were around 214 supermarkets in Thailand in that same year.