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M&As in Vietnam's retail market: Thai corporations the dominant players

Since 2012, Vietnam's retail market has witnessed a boom in mergers and acquisitions with several big moves made by Thai investors.   

Traditional markets winning retail battle with supermarkets in Vietnam

The big-box shopping format is slowly but surely losing its share.

More Vietnamese shift to online shopping ahead of Tet

Many office workers don't have time to shop at the already overcrowded supermarkets.
February 14, 2018 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Convenience stores in Vietnam quadruple in six years: report

'Modern trade has a much higher growth rate than traditional trade in Vietnam.'
May 11, 2018 | 05:19 pm GMT+7

Supermarkets must help end 'brutal conditions' for farmers: Oxfam

'Millions of women and men who produce our food are trapped in poverty and face brutal working conditions.'
June 22, 2018 | 09:52 am GMT+7

Supermarkets free from mandatory holiday, sales schedules

Industry and Trade Ministry suspends controversial decree on holiday openings and promotions.
June 30, 2018 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

AEON sells stake in Vietnamese supermarket chain

Japanese retail company AEON has closed its cooperation with Vietnamese shopping market chain Fivimart, a source has told VnExpress.
September 29, 2018 | 07:15 pm GMT+7

Vingroup retail arm acquires Vietnamese supermarket chain

VinCommerce, owner of the largest Vietnamese retail outlet chain, has bought out competitor supermarket chain Fivimart.
October 08, 2018 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Wet markets dominate, but convenience stores inch up

While traditional markets still dominate Vietnamese shopping, convenience stores are becoming more popular.
November 08, 2018 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Japanese retail giant to open first supermarket in Vietnam

Sumitomo Corp. will open its first supermarket in Vietnam this month, targeting increasingly well-off middle-class consumers.
December 17, 2018 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese supermarkets go back to leaves, leaving plastic bags

Several Vietnamese supermarkets have started using banana leaves to wrap vegetables in an effort to reduce plastic waste.
April 03, 2019 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Saigon Co-op first supermarket chain in Vietnam to stop plastic straw sales

Supermarket chain Saigon Co.op will stop selling plastic straws at all its stores from next month as an environment-friendly measure.
April 10, 2019 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

French retailer Auchan to retain three of 18 Vietnam stores

French supermarket Auchan Retail has announced it will close 15 of its 18 stores in Vietnam on June 3.
May 22, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

French retailer Auchan sells Vietnam operations to Saigon Co.op

Saigon Co.op has bought out Auchan Retail's business in Vietnam, the two said in a joint statement released on Friday.
June 28, 2019 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Vingroup buys out Queenland Mart

Private conglomerate Vingroup has acquired supermarket chain Queenland Mart, as it continues its buying spree since last year to expand.
September 03, 2019 | 10:35 am GMT+7
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