The “Vietnamese people use Vietnamese goods” campaign has helped raise consumer awareness about locally-produced goods and services, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said on August 12.
VOV.VN - In the face of complicated developments relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, an array of convenience stores and supermarkets have devised plans aimed at ensuring the sufficient supply of goods to meet the general needs of consumers.
VOV.VN - A total of 30 of the most popular Vietnamese brand names for the year were announced at a ceremony held in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27, with the event hosted by The Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon) newspaper.
Even as the European Union-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which will take effect from August 1, 2020, promises to bring about tremendous opportunities for businesses and consumers of both sides.
Central Retail Vietnam, a member of the Thai-based retail conglomerate the Central Group, said it plans to purchase 1,000 tonnes of lychee from the northern province of Bac Giang’s Luc Ngan district this year.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on April 1 launched round-the-clock hotlines to receive reports, feedback, and complaints from citizens, businesses, and organisations on local COVID-19 prevention and control measures.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade has coordinated with other government agencies, business groups and districts in the city to ensure supply of essential goods at stable prices amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Big supermarkets in Hanoi have raised their volume of goods dramatically to meet Covid-19 induced demand in the city.
Recently, the online distribution channel of most supermarkets has posted fairly good growth as consumers have been avoiding going outside due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Local authorities and businesses are making efforts to promote domestic consumption of agricultural products, which are piling up due to the impact of novel coronavirus outbreaks in China.
Tran Duy Dong, director of the Domestic Market Department, speaks to Vietnam News Agency about its plans to ensure supplies of essential goods.
VOV.VN - A number of large supermarkets and shopping centres re-opened in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from January 26, the second day of the first lunar month, with plenty of visitors coming to purchase food or enjoy some entertainment.
During the year-end period, retailers have been displaying many kinds of Tet (Lunar New Year) gift hampers to serve the shopping and gifting needs of consumers.
Foreign retailers started coming to Vietnam 20 years ago but many of them have had to leave.
If Vietnam doesn’t have a reasonable policy on using capital from FDI, it will have to pay a heavy price for it, experts say.
Billions of dollars worth of Vietnam’s products are exported via large global retail chains, but these products must adhere to strict requirements to be accepted by supermarkets.
Auchan has left the Vietnamese market. MM Mega Market and Big C have seen revenue decrease. But Aeon Mall and Lotte Mart continue to expand.
Central Group, which owns Big C Vietnam, has changed its mind about suspending local apparel procurement, saying orders would resume immediately.
VOV.VN - The Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon) newspaper hosted a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on January 27 to honor 27 most popular Vietnamese brand names in 2019 selected by its readers.
The food processing and drinks industry has seen growth of 7 per cent in recent years, with more and more foreign investors deciding to pour money into the sector.