Guest Post | Why and Thailand’s Central might not succeed as partners

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The JD and Central joint-venture (JV) is off to a slow start. From initial plans to launch in May 2018, it has delayed its full launch to August 2018. Is this a sign that this ambitious JV is off to a rocky start? After all, before being able to compete with giants such as Alibaba’s Lazada, and SEA’s Shopee, one has to first actually launch.

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