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SEAMICO SECURITIES TAKES 30% OF ABSOLUTE YOGA

Mar 09. 2017
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Seamico Securities yesterday entered an investment agreement with Absolute Yoga Co (AY) to purchase a new issue of 1.8 million shares valued at Bt217.

According to Seamico’s filing to the Stock Exchange of Thailand yesterday, the payment for the share subscription will be made after AY completes a capital increase and shares allotment. 

AY operates as a holding company in health and wellness business under the “Absolute You” brand. 

According to Seamico, making an investment in this business will generate returns from dividends and capital gains as people are moving towards more health-conscious habits, and this business sector has been growing significantly. AY also has a strong brand presence and has been recognised as a leading yoga studio in Thailand for the past few years.

KITO SANDAL FIRM

LAUNCHES REBRANDING 

Kito (Thailand) Co is budgeting Bt50 million for rebranding, expecting to reach new markets among younger people and 15-per-cent growth.

Pisal Kitkamjai, assistant marketing manager, said the overall market for sandals in Thailand had slowed over the past three years because of the sluggish domestic economy. However, the market looks like recovering this year. 

The overall sandal market in Thailand was valued at about Bt6 billion in 2015 and grew by about 5 per cent last year. 

With the market rebound, Kito foresees that the rebranding strategy for its product will allow the company to reach younger consumers and also increase its sales. 

“Our upcoming product is well designed to fit in all the young and cool lifestyles of new generations, together with perfect functionality for everyday use,” Pisal said.

NEW FLASH DRIVE 

FOR IPHONE, IPAD 

Western Digital Corporation, a global storage technology and solutions provider, yesterday released its latest mobile memory solution for iPhone and iPad, the SanDisk iXpand Mini Flash Drive, in a move to expand the company’s portfolio of mobile storage solutions.

The SanDisk iXpand Mini Flash Drive is equipped with a Lightning connector and a USB 3.0 connector so users can quickly and easily move files between iPhone or iPad and Mac or Windows-type computers. The SanDisk iXpand Mini Flash Drive features a two-year limited warranty. It is available in 16-gigabyte, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities, priced at Bt1,090, Bt1,390, Bt1,890 and Bt2,990 respectively. 

 

ELECTROLUX ACQUIRES 

GRINDMASTER-CECILWARE

Electrolux yesterday announced that it had acquired Grindmaster-Cecilware, a US-based manufacturer of dispensing equipment for hot, cold and frozen beverages, including coffee machines.

Grindmaster-Cecilware had net sales in excess of US$65 million (Bt2.3 billion) last year and had about 200 employees.

 

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