Local retail market share battle heats up

Local retail market share battle heats up

The rapid expansion and domination of foreign brands in the Vietnamese retail market are acting as a driving force for domestic retailers to implement restructuring and expansion strategies to regain market share.
Plenty of opportunities available for AEON Group

Plenty of opportunities available for AEON Group

Vietnam is attracting special attention from various major retailers. Furusawa Yasuyuki, general director of AEON Vietnam
Thai retail giant continues expansion in Vietnam

Thai retail giant continues expansion in Vietnam

Central Retail set up its latest location in Vietnam in Thai Binh province, thereby following its expansion path set for the next five years.
Digiworld unable to grasp market

Digiworld unable to grasp market

A key alliance with Apple has so far proved not enough for Digiworld to approach the success of its rivals in the local tech retail market.
Consumers optimistic amid COVID-19​

Consumers optimistic amid COVID-19​

Vietnamese consumers are some of the most optimistic, among Asian countries surveyed, that their country will weather the challenges of the COVID-19, according to a McKinsey’s mid-April consumer survey.
HCM City retail sales remain strong

HCM City retail sales remain strong

HCM City’s retail sales and services grew by 12.2 percent year-on-year in the first half to nearly VND 600 trillion (US$25.8 billion), according to its Department of Industry and Trade.
Total retail sales reach 85 billion USD in five months

Total retail sales reach 85 billion USD in five months

Vietnam’s total retail sales of goods and services in the first five months of 2019 increased 11.6 percent year-on-year to 19.8 quadrillion (almost 85 billion USD), according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Convenience stores have strong development in the future

Convenience stores have strong development in the future

Convenience stores with many advantages are expected to dominate the local retail market, according to experts.
Big brands push locals to improve

Big brands push locals to improve

The Vietnamese retail market has been making huge strides in a time of fast-moving shopping tendencies and international player pressures. Domestic retailers are now being forced to grow in order to keep up with global trends. Bich Ngoc reports.
Mothercare’s entry to challenge Bibo Mart domination?

Mothercare’s entry to challenge Bibo Mart domination?

The joining of Mothercare Plc. may be the starting pistol in the race with Bibo Mart JSC.
Amazon welcomes Vietnamese traders, but will not come to Vietnam

Amazon welcomes Vietnamese traders, but will not come to Vietnam

Amazon's representative expressed no intention to expand to Vietnam as a retailer, despite widespread ruomours to the contrary.
Retail sales up 9.5% in January

Retail sales up 9.5% in January

Total revenue from retail trade and services reached VNĐ361 trillion (US$15.84 billion) in January, surging 3 per cent over December and 9.5 per cent over the same month last year.
Retail sector developing well

Retail sector developing well

Modern retail outlets would continue to grow in Vietnam, Vietnam Retailers Association general secretary cum vice chairman Dinh Thi My Loan said.