Domestic retailers strive to gain competitive edge Business

Domestic retailers strive to gain competitive edge

Domestic retailers must work to outline rational business strategies to gain a competitive edge over their foreign rivals, especially as the local retail market has become more attractive than ever to foreign investors.
Vietnam shares rise for third day Business

Vietnam shares rise for third day

Vietnamese shares extended gains for a third day yesterday, fueled by a sharp rebound of banks and energy companies, as well as a strong recovery in Asian and US markets.

Vietnam goods ‘need more support'

The Government should develop policies to protect made-in-Vietnam products from the threat of smuggled and low-quality goods in the domestic market, while enhancing trade promotion for them, experts said at a conference on May 8.

Retailers expand despite fall in demand

Despite a decrease in consumption demands and retail turnover, domestic retailers are continuing to open more outlets in the capital with an eye on industry potential.

The Son Ha group, which specialises in stainless steel water tanks and construction, has recently opened its first store in the capital’s Ha Dong District.

The group said that it will open two more outlets in Cau Giay and Tu Liem in 2012. It has also targeted to open 20 supermarkets nationwide in the next five years.

Foods, holiday season may push CPI up

December's Consumer Price Index is forecast to increase by 0.5 to 0.6 percent compared to the previous month due to the advent of Christmas and Tet holidays alongside flooding in several areas.
U19s win International Cup Culture - Sports

U19s win International Cup

The Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper's International Football Championship Cup stayed in Vietnam for the second time after Vietnam's U19 team defeated the Thai U21 2-1 on Oct. 31 in HCM City.