Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has suggested that Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) should promote cooperation in all fields, including defence, security, economy, e-commerce, labour, innovation and creativity towards the target of 100 billion USD in two-way trade by 2020.
The past four years have seen a busy journey for the e-commerce market in Southeast Asia and Vietnamese e-commerce growth rate ranked second, just behind Indonesia, in the region, according to Google and Temasek.
A scientific seminar to offer strategic forecasts about the future of the Vietnamese digital economy took place in Hanoi on December 14.
Online Black Friday retailers failed to enthuse customers with usual discounts, while brick and mortar stores saw heavy traffic.
Online shopping is expected to surge in the remaining months of this year with many e-commerce players launching promotions.
Analysts believe that food is now the most cutthroat segment in O2O (online to offline) business with big players such as GrabFood, Now and Lala.
Shopping malls are mushrooming outside Ho Chi Minh City’s central business district, a new report by Jones Lang LaSalle Vietnam says.
Mobile e-commerce proves is a spacious battlefield for apps, but the land for winners is small.
E-commerce giants Amazon and Alibaba are looking to sign up more Vietnamese sellers for their online marketplace.
With the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) in full swing, many countries – including Vietnam – are in the midst of a new technological wave that not only creates opportunities, but also brings challenges to the local government, businesses, and consumers.
As there are no records about online sales, officials find it difficult to identify taxpayers and calculate the tax amounts they owe.
Vietnam has become an attractive destination for foreign firms and a potential market for digitalisation and electronic commerce, said Dato Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary General of the ASEAN.
More money has been injected into the e-commerce market, while leading e-commerce firms have expanded.
Vietnam's e-commerce platforms keep rolling in losses and taking in massive amounts of capital in wait for the online retail market to take flight.
The strong rise of online sales has brought great opportunities to the transport industry, especially light cargo transport.
VOV.VN - With the application of digital technologies and e-commerce, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will be able to compete on a more level playing field with major enterprises when accessing the market.
Hanoi has been one of the two leading localities in e-commerce for the past five years, but the trend has posed considerable risks in database, technology, transaction procedures, legal regulations and technology standards.
Lazada E-logistics Vietnam will officially open its automatic sorting centre in Hanoi on June 12 in a move to achieve sustainable growth and meet the boom in e-commerce.
Vietnam’s e-commerce websites are still receiving heavy investment to develop despite big losses, but when will these projects stop losing?
Gaining the trust of customers is still a challenge to the development of the e-commerce industry, despite its huge potential.