Purchasing power in supermarkets declines

Purchasing power in supermarkets declines

Several supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City said that supermarkets have seen fewer civil servants of district administrations who help to pick up commodities in supermarkets for residents, leading to a decrease in purchasing power.
The Department of Trade and Industry of HCMC has proposed the municipal People’s Committee to allow shippers and employees of supermarkets proposed to operate until 9 pm. (Photo: SGGP)

Shippers, employees of supermarkets proposed to operate until 9 pm

In order to ensure sufficient supply of essential goods for locals amid the implementation of more stringent social distancing, the Department of Trade and Industry of HCMC has proposed the municipal People’s Committee to allow supermarkets, convenience stores and grocery shops to extend their business hours and expand operation.
Many HCMC-based convenience stores add fresh food to their product list

Many HCMC-based convenience stores add fresh food to their product list

GS25 Vietnam Company, on the afternoon of August 2, said that the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City had allowed the company to participate in supplying essential goods, so from August 2, the company would convert its 87 convenience stores in most districts from selling convenience goods to selling fresh food.
HCMC supports consumption of lychees from Bac Giang, Hai Duong

HCMC supports consumption of lychees from Bac Giang, Hai Duong

A huge amount of lychees in the Northern provinces of Bac Giang and Hai Duong have been delivered to supermarkets, agricultural wholesale markets, convenience stores in Ho Chi Minh City and e-commerce trading platforms for consumption in the past few days.

List of essential stores in HCMC

List of essential stores in HCMC

The Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City has reviewed and summarized reports of large-scale distributors in the city to update the list of city-based retailers selling essential goods, including food, foodstuffs, face masks, hand sanitizers, and antibacterial soap.
Fast shopping trend sways Vietnamese consumers

Fast shopping trend sways Vietnamese consumers

Urban modern pace of life has generated fast shopping trend in Vietnam. According to the Department of Industry and Trade in Ho Chi Minh City, around 2,379 convenience stores have been mushrooming in the city by May, 2019.