In just two decades, retailing in Thailand has evolved from a traditional model to the global model seen today.
The first 7-Eleven opened in 1989 in Bangkok’s Patpong area, and the format proved a huge success. There are more than 4,400 locations in Thailand currently. The Japanese chain Family Mart came to Thailand in 1993. Tesco Lotus’s Lotus Express also operates in this segment.
Take a trip thru the last 20 years of Thai retailing with this article.