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Industry Outlook Analysis

24 Sep 2019


Turnover in Last-mile Delivery Business May Reach THB36 Billion in 2020 amid Challenges (Current Issue No.3033)

We at KResearch expect that the last-mile delivery business will grow steadily at 11.0 percent p.a. over the next 2-3 years. Its turnover is projected to reach approximately THB36-37 billion in 2020, supported chiefly by steady growth in the e-commerce business in terms of the number of online shopp... Read more

27 Mar 2019


Senior freelance community…an option for the elderly to earn income and create opportunities for businesses (Current Issue No.2974)

Thailand has been an aging society since 2005. According to the latest information in 2018, there are 11.8 million senior citizens, representing 17.7 percent of the total population. From the business perspective, the demographic shift creates an opportunity for Thai companies to rethink and adjust ... Read more

11 Dec 2018


New Year: Bangkokians expected to spend more than THB30.8 billion, and to be more selective about recipients and gifts (Current Issue No.2944)

KResearch survey reveals that more than 59 percent of the respondents choose to celebrate the 2019 New Year in Bangkok, which is close to last year’s figure of 60 percent, due to heavy traffic, the crowded atmosphere and concerns over their spending power. However, most of the respondents have made ... Read more

4 Jun 2018


Private Hospital Business, 2018: Opportunities to Tap into Chinese Medical Tourists (Current Issue No. 2912)

KResearch is of the view that there is heightened competition among private hospitals vying for Thai patients here because purchasing power of such patients remains subdued. Although private hospitals have opportunities to expand their customer bases by capturing the growing number of senior citizen... Read more

9 Mar 2018


Restaurant Business: Expected to Rise 4-5% in 2018 (Current Issue No. 2904)

At present, more restaurateurs are setting up in department stores and other large retail facilities. The current expansion in new shopping malls a... Read more

28 Dec 2017


More Challenges Facing Retail Trade in 2018 Amid Rising Competition from Non-Retail Businesses (Current Issue No. 2891 Full Ed.)

The phenomenon of swift expansion and continual uptrend in e-commerce is viewed by KResearch as a significant turning point in retail trade resulti... Read more