Ho Chi Minh City authorities join supermarkets to distribute goods to citizens

Ho Chi Minh City authorities join supermarkets to distribute goods to citizens

Supermarkets and authorities in Ho Chi Minh City will roll out a new plan to supply food to citizens as the city goes ito stricter social distancing.
$1.1 billion going to pour into Vietnam's retail market

$1.1 billion going to pour into Vietnam's retail market

Despite the pandemic, Vietnam's retail landscape is still heavy with potential, drawing an investment project of $1.1 billion by Central Retail Corporation.
Retailers enduring mixed bag of results

Retailers enduring mixed bag of results

While a number of brands are fading away in the Vietnamese retail landscape, others have stepped up their game to expand their market share.
Big C renamed to GO! and Tops Market in Vietnam

Big C renamed to GO! and Tops Market in Vietnam

Thailand's Central Group announced plans to rename Big C Vietnam to GO! and Tops Market.
Hanoi Promotion Month gets shoppers in a festive frenzy

Hanoi Promotion Month gets shoppers in a festive frenzy

The ongoing Hanoi Promotion Month is alluring consumers with many activities throughout November, with the special shopping festival contributing to connecting businesses and consumers while also promoting Hanoi’s economic development.
Big C Mien Dong to close due to high rent

Big C Mien Dong to close due to high rent

Big C Mien Dong supermarket (in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 10) announced closing in 20 days due to a disagreement on rent after the global health crisis.
Well-stocked retailers comfort concerned consumers

Well-stocked retailers comfort concerned consumers

Social distancing has spurred high demand for essential commodities, but panic buying has not taken off in Vietnam thanks to readiness of retailers that nevertheless are experiencing a drop in revenues.
COVID-19 drags Central Group down?

COVID-19 drags Central Group down?

No emergency measures to deal with the health crisis by Central Group can balance out a compulsory temporary closure.
Latest retail movements in Vietnam amidst escalating COVID-19 pandemic

Latest retail movements in Vietnam amidst escalating COVID-19 pandemic

While COVID-19 will disrupting FMCG businesses, not all product categories and retailers will see a negative impact, according to Kantar Worldpanel Vietnam.
Vietnam to contribute a quarter of Central Group susidiary's revenue

Vietnam to contribute a quarter of Central Group susidiary's revenue

In the next five years, Vietnam's contribution could grow to 25 per cent of the revenue of Central Group's retail subsidiary.
Virus rouses food safety awareness

Virus rouses food safety awareness

Supermarkets and retailers are making bank from the public rushing to stock up on indispensable food supplies, which could ultimately push forward an increase in awareness of food handling and safety.
Vietnam Fair in Thailand 2019 opens up opportunities

Vietnam Fair in Thailand 2019 opens up opportunities

The first Vietnam Fair in Thailand 2019 took place at the Big C Rajdamri Supercenter in downtown Bangkok from November 7-10, achieving positive initial results.
Big C and Lotte Mart relegated in top 10 retailers of Vietnam

Big C and Lotte Mart relegated in top 10 retailers of Vietnam

Vincommerce maintained its top ranking among retailers for the second two consecutive year, while Big C and Lotte Mart are slowly stepping down.
Central Group orders Big C to suspend purchasing soft-line products of Vietnam

Central Group orders Big C to suspend purchasing soft-line products of Vietnam

Big C Vietnam has just announced to suspend all purchasing of soft-line products from local suppliers from July.
Vietnamese supermarkets replacing plastic bags with banana leaves

Vietnamese supermarkets replacing plastic bags with banana leaves

Supermarkets in Vietnam have been wrapping food in environmentally friendly products like fresh banana leaves, beginning a new trend.
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