Survey reveals decline in popularity of traditional outlets | Bangkok Post: business

Business >

Survey reveals decline in popularity of traditional outlets

- +

The government should speed up retail and wholesale legislation with clear zones for modern trade outlets after a recent study showed a decline in shopping at traditional grocery shops. 

A survey of 2,402 people on consumer behaviour indicated that spending rose by 8.5% but the volume of purchases dropped by 3% compared to last year.

Thanavath Phonvichai, vice-president of the University of Thai Chamber of Commerce, said there had been a change in behaviour with consumers preferring to shop at modern trade venues, which was reflected in the rising market share of sales through this channel.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

2 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments