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Expecting sales to surge on National Day, September 2, retailers, electronic stores and supermarkets are offering a slew of promotions to increase footfall.

Supermarket chain Big C is offering discounts of 5-49 percent on 1,200 products ranging from fresh and dried foods and beverage to clothes, household utensils, cosmetics, and electronic products at its 31 stores nationwide until September 7.

It is also offering attractive discounts for the upcoming Tet Trung Thu (Mid-Autumn Festival) until September 27 on more than 200 products like moon cakes and lanterns, teas and children's toys.

Lotte Mart is offering discounts of 30-49 percent on all fashion items, canned and fresh foods and others until September 14.

It will also have a "Meat Festival" to meet the demand for fresh meat.

Co.opmart and Co.opXtra supermarket chains are offering discounts of up to 50 percent on thousands of Vietnamese high-quality products and hundreds of clean agricultural products until September 20 under their Tu Hao Hang Viet (Proud of Vietnamese Goods) programme.

Vo Hoang Anh, Saigon Co.op's marketing director, said the supermarket chains' biggest promotion of the year would cost more than 180 billion VND (8.2 million USD).

Many electronics shops in HCM City like Nguyen Kim, Thien Hoa, and Cho Lon are offering attractive discounts on TVs, cameras, mobile phones, and household appliances.

The 2015 Promotion Fair held at the Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in District 11 from August 28 to September 3 is offering products discounted by up to 49 percent.

It has attracted more than 370 companies showcasing and selling foods, beverages, clothes, footwear, electronic products, school items, cosmetics, and healthcare products among others.-VNA