Lotus Supercenter at Seacon Square on Srinakarin Road is the beginning of our business. The store opened to customers on October 28, 1994, making an important milestone for the Thai retail industry.
Lotus Mahachai, the first discount store in Thailand was opened on November 25, 1995 under the concept of offering everyday low prices to help Thais save on their costs of living.
The opening of Wangnoi Distribution Centre (DC) to serve the growth and expansion of the business. With a 3 billion baht investment, the distribution centre was one of the most advanced in Southeast Asia, with state-of-the-art construction technology and logistics systems.
The beginning of Tesco Lotus under the management of Tesco Group, a leading retailer from the UK. The arrival of Tesco Group reinforced the strength of Tesco Lotus’s business and made retail a key driving force behind the growth of the Thai economy.
Tesco Lotus Express, Ramindra, was opened as the first small format store to serve changing behaviours of customers, who sought convenience in terms of proximity as well as affordable prices.