Jorge Fernandez Asensio, general director of Auchan Retail Vietnam (centre), cuts the ribbon to open the new supermarket. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Auchan Retail Vietnam opened a new supermarket in Hanoi on October 24.

The store, the fourth in the capital and the 16th in the country, is located in Tower C, Kim Van Kim Lu new urban area, Hoang Mai district.

The site spans 1,600sq.m and stocks 10,000 kinds of goods including food, cosmetics, furniture, clothing and electrical goods and household appliances.

“We want to fight for fresh, clean food products, and for people’s health,” said Jorge Fernandez Asensio, General Director of Auchan Retail Vietnam. “With a commitment to ‘low cost everyday’ we want to contribute to develop the local economy and meet the demand of the local people.”

The Auchan group was founded in 1961 and is France’s second largest retail distribution network. The group’s stores are present in 16 countries.-VNA