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Tops under Central Retail wins Supermarket of the Year at the Retail Asia Awards 2024, reinforcing its position as best food retailer of the year in Thailand

Bangkok, 12 June 2024 - Tops, the food business under Central Retail, has secured the prestigious Supermarket of the Year award at the international Retail Asia Awards 2024 for the second time. This honour underscores Tops’ leadership as the number-one food retailer in Thailand, marking yet another milestone in its successful business operations over the past year. With the goal of delivering the best shopping experience every day to customers of all generations under the concept of ‘Every Day DISCOVERY,’ Tops also focuses on creating a more liveable and sustainable world in every dimension

Mr. Stephane Coum, Chief Executive Officer - Food Group, Central Retail, stated, “We are honoured and immensely proud to receive the Supermarket of the Year award from the Retail Asia Awards 2024. This award reflects Tops’ robust capabilities as the number-one food retailer in Thailand, we have consistently driven business growth by putting customer needs at the forefront (Customer Centric), with a commitment to delivering the best shopping experience. Our customers can seamlessly shop for a comprehensive range of high-quality products through our omni-channel platform. Tops has made shopping even more convenient with additional sales channels on TikTok, Shopee, and Personal Shopper to make shopping easier anytime, anywhere, as well as continuously designing marketing campaigns to offer additional value to customers for every purchase. Additionally, we have been continuously expanding our branches to ensure our customers can access our products and services nationwide. Over the past year, we have opened a total of nine new branches and developed the standout Room Concept for product presentation. At the same time, we remain committed to fostering sustainability in every dimension, aiming to improve the quality of life for people, communities, and the environment. These efforts have enabled Tops to maintain its longstanding popularity among Thai consumers.”

Retail Asia, a leading retail business magazine in Asia, seeks to identify the region’s top retail leaders and bestows awards for excellence in various categories, recognising outstanding and unique business operations. This year marks Tops' second time winning the coveted Supermarket of the Year award, having first received this honour in 2022. Building on this success, Tops was also recognized in 2022 with the Omnichannel Strategy of the Year - Thailand award from the same prestigious organization. This achievement reflects Tops’ success in advancing its business towards the goal of becoming a Food Destination & Discovery, offering much more than just a supermarket.

“This award serves as further proof of the trust consumers place in Tops. I would like to thank Retail Asia magazine for recognising our commitment to delivering the best experience in every aspect to our customers. I believe this award will bring immense pride to all our employees and will motivate us to continue developing the organisation sustainably, living up to our reputation as the best food retailer in Thailand.” Mr. Stephane concluded.

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