Japanese retail giant AEON will build a $280 million mall in south Hanoi, its third outlet in the capital city.
Japanese casual wear retailer Uniqlo has advertised vacancies for managerial and retail positions in Vietnam.
Japanese household products and apparel chain Muji plans to open its first outlet in Ho Chi Minh City early next year.
Malaysian department store operator Parkson has closed another outlet in Ho Chi Minh City, making a total of four closed locations in Vietnam.
The Made in Thailand Outlet offers a good chance for enterprises from Thailand and Vietnam to expand their trade cooperation, said Trade Counsellor at the Thai Embassy in Vietnam Ponpimon Petcharakul at the opening ceremony of the 2016 outlet in Hanoi on May 26.
While it currently runs only one outlet in Ho Chi Minh City, French supermarket chain operator AuchanSuper has plans to increase the number to 17 in 2016, a top executive said.
More than 100 Thai companies and exporters are showcasing their products at the 2014 Made in Thailand Outlet that kicked off in Hanoi on January 23.