Society

Tet gifts presented to needy people

Individuals, companies and localities nationwide have been distributing Tet (Lunar New Year) gifts to disadvantaged people as the Tet holiday, the country’s biggest festive season is approaching.
Business

Retail real estate set to prosper, says CBRE

Retail real estate has performed well both globally and regionally during 2013 and this is expected to continue in 2014. CBRE Vietnam executive director Richard Leech sees that the segment is bucking the downward trend. Report by Vietnam Investment Review.
Business

Binh Duong’s retail market – a magnet for FDI

The retail market of Binh Duong province has become a magnet for foreign direct investment (FDI), as seen in the boom of supermarket and trade centres invested by overseas firms in the southern province.

Business

Lotte Mart inaugurated in Binh Thuan province

The Lotte retail group from the Republic of Korea on December 5 put into operation its Lotte Mart in the central province of Binh Thuan , bringing the total number of its stores in Vietnam to six.
Business

Traditional market showcased at supermarkets

The unique traditional features of rural markets and their specialities are being showcased at many modern distribution channels in an effort to promote Vietnamese products as well as earn higher revenue in difficult economic times.
Business

Electronics retailers expect good sale at year-end

The main shopping season of the year is about to begin and electronics companies are focusing on sales as part of the efforts to improve disappointing turnover since the beginning of the year, said Vietnam Economic News.
Society

Ocean Mart reheats retail market

Ocean Mart, a subsidiary of Ocean Retail, on November 23 opened a new Starbowl supermarket on Pham Ngoc Thach street, its fifth Hanoi-based supermarket since 2012.
Business

Retailers worry as Vietnam opens market in 2015

Vietnamese retailers have expressed concerns about the increasingly competitive retail market, as the country plans to open up to an influx of foreign retailers required by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) obligations, which will come into effect from January 11, 2015. Report by Dan Tri online newspaper.
Business

Lotte trade centre put into use in Binh Duong

The Lotte retail group from the Republic of Korea on November 21 inaugurated and put into operation the Lotte Mart trade centre in the southern province of Binh Duong, the fifth of its kind in Vietnam.
Business

When consumers opt for made-in-Vietnam goods

A campaign launched three years ago to encourage Vietnamese consumers to purchase locally made products is showing signs of success, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Business

FDI boosts Da Nang economic growth

The central city of Da Nang has worked out a programme to develop support industry products by 2030 in a bid to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI).
Business

Consumers choose the cheaper option

Online shopping websites and mini-supermarkets offering inexpensive products have become popular with consumers, Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper reported on September 23.
Vegetarian food, restaurants blossom in HCM City Society

Vegetarian food, restaurants blossom in HCM City

The vegetarian food market in Ho Chi Minh City has been busy since early this month since it is vegetarian season with the Vietnamese Vu Lan festival, which takes place in the seventh lunar month or the spirit month, is approaching.
Society

Shops offer students cheap books

As a new school year approaches, students and families nationwide are hoping to take advantage of promotion to cut expenses during difficult economic time.
Fair lifts Vietnam-Germany economic ties Business

Fair lifts Vietnam-Germany economic ties

The economic bond between Vietnam and Germany is expected to be elevated via the ongoing three-day trade fair featuring Vietnamese handicrafts and fine arts which will wrap up on July 13.