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Latest Reports Convenience Store

  • Retail News Indonesia: Minang Mart Allowed to Grow in West Sumatra

    Also on the regional level there exists protectionism in Indonesia. One example comes from West Sumatra, a province that is known for its beautiful countryside and Minangkabau culture. Local authorities in West Sumatra have closed opportunities for modern national convenience stores - such as Indomaret and Alfamart - to enter the province in an attempt to protect the local (small and mid-sized) retailers.

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  • Convenience Store 7-Eleven to Close its Doors in Indonesia

    After the deal between Modern Internasional and Charoen Pokphand Indonesia to acquire convenience store 7-Eleven from Modern Putra Indonesia, a subsidiary of Modern Internasional, was scrapped earlier this month, Modern Internasional has now announced it will terminate all operations of the existing 120 7-Eleven stores per June 30, 2017.

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  • Electronics Retailer Electronic City Indonesia Plans IPO in June 2013

    Electronic City Indonesia (ECI), a leading electronics retailer in Indonesia, plans to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in June 2013. According to the company's website, Electronic City is Indonesia's first modern electronic convenience store, specialized in selling electronic products for Indonesia's middle class and elite. Through the IPO, the company hopes to raise about USD $150 million which will be used for capital expenditure.

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  • Government Reregulates Minimarkets & Convenience Stores in Indonesia?

    The government of Indonesia is studying the possibility of issuing a presidential regulation that sets new rules regarding convenience stores and minimarkets in all Indonesian provinces. The aim of this regulation would be to protect the traditional retail shops and markets of Indonesia. Indonesia's Trade Ministry is currently studying the issue. Darmin Nasution, Minister of Economic Affairs, said the new regulation would not be aimed at undermining the minimarket sector of Indonesia.

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  • Bond Market Indonesia: Sumber Alfaria Trijaya to Refinance Debt

    Often companies issue (new) bonds to settle debt that is to mature soon. This strategy is called (debt) refinancing. This is particularly attractive for a company when the country's interest rate environment - set by the central bank - is easing. Sumber Alfaria Trijaya, listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, is one of the companies that uses this tactic. Over the next couple of years the company plans to issue IDR 3 trillion (approx. USD $226 million) worth of bonds, divided in two series, to refinance its existing bonds.

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