chain stores to answer consumer needs

Chain stores to answer consumer needs

Domestic and foreign retailers are mulling over plans to develop a range of convenience store chains across Vietnam, in hopes of meeting rising consumer demand with this high-potential business model.
international franchises seek foothold in vietnam

International franchises seek foothold in Vietnam

Johnny Rockets, an American restaurant franchise is seeking area developers for expansion into Vietnam.
thai giant swells with string of buy out deals

Thai giant swells with string of buy-out deals

Thailand’s SCG – one of the leading industrial conglomerates in the ASEAN region – announced to have acquired an 80 per cent stake in Tin Thanh Packing Joint Stock Company (Batico) last week, through its subsidiary TC Flexible Packaging Company Limited.
fashion retailers flock to southeast asian markets

Fashion retailers flock to Southeast Asian markets

Vietnam’s fashion retail market continues to flaunt its potential, as a new wave of global fashion brand names are planning to enter the market and increase their presence in the country.
in for a penny hoa phat reaches for top in diversification

In for a penny: Hoa Phat reaches for top in diversification

Vietnam’s animal feed market has become something of a top attraction, with several leading businesses increasing (their) investment in the sector.
e mart chain widens market for local goods

E-Mart chain widens market for local goods

E-Mart, South Korea’s largest retailer, will officially open the doors to its first supermarket in Vietnam this December.
vietnams investment value to culminate at nepcon

Vietnam’s investment value to culminate at Nepcon

Vietnam is striving to bring the country’s electronic and supporting industries to the next level by aiming to take the number one position in the ASEAN in the upcoming years.
hotels under pressure as market dips

Hotels under pressure as market dips

A recent downturn in the number of international tourists has prompted Hanoi’s hoteliers to come up with new strategies to regain stable occupancy rates.
young children to drink their milk cheaper

Young children to drink their milk cheaper

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has requested the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and relevant bodies to strengthen strict management on the price of milk products for children under the age of six. 
dbs and manulife form 15 year life bancassurance partnership

DBS and Manulife form 15-year life bancassurance partnership

On April 8, DBS Bank Ltd and Manulife Financial Asia Limited entered into a 15-year regional distribution agreement covering four mutually significant markets, namely Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Indonesia.
for the happiness of sos children

For the happiness of SOS children

To celebrate the International Happiness Day on March 20, the Ambassador of the State of Qatar, Abdalla Al-Hamar, and the embassy’s staff yesterday visited Hanoi’s SOS Village and organised charity activities for the children. 
promoting vietnamese kazakh cooperation

Promoting Vietnamese-Kazakh cooperation

On March 12, the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the Vietnamese Embassy in Kazakhstan co-hosted a seminar on Kazakhstan’s new economic policy in an aim to boosting the two countries’ relations.
quang tri ready to make use of tourism treasure trove

Quang Tri ready to make use of tourism treasure trove

Quang Tri’s tourism industry has great potential in terms of its natural resources, its rich bank of local culture, a host of historical relics, and transportation routes. Nguyen Van Chien, deputy director of the Quang Tri Provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism talked with VIR’s Nguyen Chung about the province’s burgeoning tourism trade.
proconco inaugurates latest animal feed plant

Proconco inaugurates latest animal feed plant

Vietnamese-French joint venture Proconco, one of the biggest providers of animal feed in Vietnam, inaugurated a new $9.3 million factory in the central province of Binh Dinh’s Nhon Hoa Industrial Park last week.
hoa binh co bubbles over with v cola fizzy drink plan

Hoa Binh Co bubbles over with V Cola fizzy drink plan

Domestic real estate developer Hoa Binh has ambitious plans to produce a carbonated soft drink to compete with Coca-Cola and Suntory PepsiCo.