Ramsay & Co. Exporters
King Chulalongkorn visited Calcutta in 1872 he invited Ramsay and Co.
to come to Bangkok and open a store. He gave them a monopoly and free
rent. They carried everything required by civilian and military
service. They opened a department store in 1882 which was short lived.
However they returned to supplying Government contracts, ship
chandelling, and export of Siamese goods. In 1884, tried a department
store but it went into liquidation and its stock was bought out by the
German firm of B. Grimm.