AEON determined to fortify green lifestyle

AEON determined to fortify green lifestyle

Nguyen Bang Lang, in charge of sustainable development at AEON Vietnam, shared with VIR’s Tra My initiatives to reduce single-use plastics at one of the largest retailers in Vietnam.
Media exhibition raises awareness on reducing plastic waste

Media exhibition raises awareness on reducing plastic waste

To further combat the vast amount of plastic waste that Vietnam is dealing with, a group of national and overseas organisations has launched a media exhibition.
Will AEON Group acquire MSB's consumer finance company FCCOM?

Will AEON Group acquire MSB's consumer finance company FCCOM?

The Board of Directors of MSB announced the planned sale of FCCOM, and AEON Group is allegedly the most viable acquirer for MSB’s consumer finance firm.
Hanoi Agriculture Fair 2021 opens to promote trade

Hanoi Agriculture Fair 2021 opens to promote trade

Hanoi Agriculture Fair 2021 opened at AEON MALL Long Bien, starting week-long trade promotion activities to increase trade in Vietnamese farm produce.
AEON pursues sustainability and value

AEON pursues sustainability and value

Putting the interests of customers, employees, and the community above the interests of the business has become the guiding principle of AEON for the last decade in Vietnam. Even in a time when business activities are severely affected by the pandemic, the retail brand from Japan is still willing to say no to short-term profits to persistently pursue the mission of a retailer and corporate citizenship.
AEON eyes exporting Vietnamese longan to Asian markets

AEON eyes exporting Vietnamese longan to Asian markets

Japanese-based retail giant AEON is planning to use its commercial network to export Vietnamese longan to neighbouring Asian nations, according to Yuichiro Shiotani, General Director of the AEON TOPVALU Vietnam Co. Ltd.
Cambodia: AEON 1 mall allowed to reopen

Cambodia: AEON 1 mall allowed to reopen

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has allowed AEON 1 mall in Phnom Penh to reopen on December 2, three days after it was temporarily closed to prevent the COVID-19 community outbreak.
Hanoi promotes agricultural product trade

Hanoi promotes agricultural product trade

“Connect, promote trading and consuming agricultural products in Hanoi 2020” by the HPA has helped retail businesses to meet, connect, and cooperate.
Falling in with local consumption habits

Falling in with local consumption habits

Ten years after the Vietnam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement  entered into force in  2009, with import tariffs removed already, Japanese consumer goods suppliers are looking into bolstering their presence in the Vietnamese market amid local and regional competition.
New large-scale ventures promise more to follow

New large-scale ventures promise more to follow

Newly-licensed large-scale projects which can attract satellite ventures in the supporting industries are expected to reinforce Vietnam’s initial target of almost $40 billion in registered foreign investment capital for the whole year.
Japanese companies aim for new supply focus in Vietnam

Japanese companies aim for new supply focus in Vietnam

Japan will earmark an economic stimulus package of $2.2 billion to help its manufacturing groups shift production out of China due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hirai Shinji, chief representative of the Japan Trade Promotion Organization (JETRO) in Ho Chi Minh City, shared with VIR’s Thanh Van how Vietnam can become an alternative investment destination for Japanese investors.
The shifting face of retail in Vietnam

The shifting face of retail in Vietnam

The 2018 retail landscape was more challenging than ever, and the major market chains were scampering to adapt to changes to remain relevant.
Japanese investment set to amplify

Japanese investment set to amplify

New investments worth billions of US dollars from Japan is expected to be poured into Vietnam in the near future, creating a new Japanese investment surge in the Southeast Asian nation.
Vietnam seeks to increase access to AEON’s supply chain

Vietnam seeks to increase access to AEON’s supply chain

AEON is rushing to seek for local suppliers to serve its upcoming expansion and to help local Vietnamese enterprises increase access to its supply chain.
Foreign retailers raise the local game

Foreign retailers raise the local game

Along with the impacts of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, ­removing the requirement for an economic needs test will create more pressure on the domestic retail sector, and force local retailers to ­improve competitiveness to prevent being swallowed up by foreign players.
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