Khun Pasinee Limatibul- Chairwoman of ICONSIAM Co., Ltd., and Mr. Koji Suzuki - Chairman of Takashimaya Co., Ltd. signed a joint venture agreement to set up the first Takashimaya department store in Thailand at ICONSIAM as the national landmark's retail anchor and aims to make Bangkok is a 'Retail Capital of Asia' with receiving the honor by Ambassador Shigekazu Sato - Embassy of Japan in Thailand Mr. Narong Chearavanont - Vice Chairman of ICONSIAM Co., Ltd. and Yoko Yasuda- Managing Director of Takashimaya Singapore Co., Ltd. as presides of the event.
Takashimaya is distinguished by its novel store concepts that make it consistently appealing to premium shoppers. Takashimaya at ICONSIAM is to build with a total investment of Bht 3,000 million and expected to generate a new wave of retail business in Thailand. It is also expected to be a major new tourism draw in Bangkok that will attract visitors from around the region who are familiar with the Takashimaya brand's promise to provide one of the widest and most exclusive selections of products. Takashimaya at ICONSIAM will open in 2017 with a gross floor area of around 36,000 square meters spread over seven floors, carrying a full line of luxury brands, cosmetics, ladies' wear, and accessories, men's wear and accessories, lifestyle products, as well as premium food and beverage offerings from Thailand Japan and all around the world.