Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Retail FamilyMart looks to halt Asia losing streak after Thailand retreat Japanese convenience store operator counts on trading house Itochu for comeback FamilyMart has decided to withdraw from directly managing convenience stores in Thailand. (Photo by Marimi Kishimoto)
SHIHO MIYAJIMA, KENTA ANDO and MARIMI KISHIMOTO, Nikkei staff writers August 9, 2020 12:31 JST | Thailand
TOKYO/BANGKOK -- For convenience store operator
FamilyMart, the sign of trouble in Thailand may be traced back to its fraught rollout of Japanese oden stew pots to unfamiliar customers.
The offering, widely popular in the home market, never gained much traction.
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