French-owned supermarket chain Big C and Southeast Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SeABank) signed a strategic agreement on March 17.
|Representatives of SeABank and Big C at the Big C Supermarket in Trần Duy Hưng street. Both sides signed an agreement on March 17. — Photo Big C
Under the agreement, Big C and SeAbank will work together to deploy modern payment methods for customers such as point of sale (POS) equipment, and co-branded card issuance.
SeABank will provide many favourable banking and financial programmes for Big C's supermarket system. Big C customers will receive preferential rates and service charges when SeABank products.
SeABank was established in 1994 and has charter capital of VND5.46 trillion (US$244.8 million). The bank employs 2,500 staff nationwide.
On the same day, Big C Thăng Long on Trần Duy Hưng Street, Hà Nội, was refitted and relaunched to make it more attractive and convenient for custormers. A new cinema is being constructed and will be put into operation soon.
Big C has five supermarkets in Hà Nội and 33 nationwide.