From the many cooking oils on a shelf at Co.opmart Đinh Tiên Hoàng supermarket, Nguyen Thanh Truc of District 1 has picked a 2l bottle of Co.opmart soya cooking oil.
Creating efficient supply chains for safe farm produce is essential to guarantee sales as well as ensure quantity and quality, delegates told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on December 28.
The retail sector faces a high rate of employee turnover, hampering firms’ long-term development, argues a recent report by Navigos Group, the country’s leading human resources recruiter.
A rise in Vietnam’s retail and consumption service revenue reflects growing local purchasing power and retail-related activities.
Demand for organic farm and other products has increased significantly both in Vietnam and globally, and this is good news for businesses investing in the field, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The eighth annual “Green Consumption Campaign”, which seeks to improve people’s awareness of environmental protection, will take place throughout June with a myriad of activities and projects.
VOV.VN - Saigon Co.op unveiled on May 8 it is rolling out a new line of organic products at supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City.
Retailers in HCM City, including Saigon Co.op and Big C, are offering discounts on pork products in an effort to boost consumption.
VOV.VN - A workshop on ‘Organic Vietnam: Development Trends’ was held on March 27 by the Ca Mau Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD).
Vietnam has suspended the imports of meat, livestock and poultry products from 21 factories of Brazil which have been under suspicion of using unhygienic substance.
The Department of Animal Health is asking the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to consider suspending the import of meat from some factories in Brazil.
The country’s leading retailer, Saigon Co.op, has set itself a target of 13% sales growth this year.
The Saigon Union of Trading Cooperatives, or Saigon Co.op, recently launched a brand-new convenience store brand called Co.op Smile.
The Consumption Consultation magazine and Vietnam Economic Times hosted a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on November 25 to honour 100 products and services voted by consumers this year.
The total national retail value of goods and services in August reached nearly VND292.8 trillion (US$13 billion), with purchasing power declining 0.3% against July.
Several domestic retailers have been actively changing their business strategies to improve their distribution channels after big foreign supermarkets such as Big C and Metro increased discount levels to 20-25%.
VOV.VN - The vast majority of the nation’s consumers say they prefer to purchase foreign made products instead of lower priced local alternatives, according to Dinh Thi My Loan, president of the Vietnam Retailers Association.
Thailand’s Central Group and a Vietnamese partner have beaten many strong local and foreign rivals in a highly competitive bid for Big C assets in Vietnam.
According to newswire thesaigontimes.vn, Saigon Union of Trading Cooperatives (Saigon Co.op), the owner of the Co.opmart supermarket chain, has passed the first round of bidding for Big C Vietnam, presently owned by French retailer Casino.
The Government has approved a plan to help Vietnamese businesses directly participate in foreign distribution networks through 2020 to help Vietnamese goods penetrate international markets, a senior Government official said.