Districts reopen traditional markets cautiously

Districts reopen traditional markets cautiously

Most of the traditional markets have been urgently planning to resume operations. Meanwhile, the purchasing power in the supermarket system has dropped sharply because people did not buy and hoard goods as before.
Goods arrived at Hoc Mon Wholesale Market rise again as authorities take action

Goods arrived at Hoc Mon Wholesale Market rise again as authorities take action

After the Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper (SGGP Newspaper) published the article "Wholesale markets face risk of closure again" on September 24, Hoc Mon District authorities urgently checked and handled traders who illegally sold goods on the streets around the Hoc Mon Wholesale Market and nearby roads, such as the National Highway 22 and Nguyen Thi Soc Street.
Wholesale markets face risk of closure again

Wholesale markets face risk of closure again

When wholesale markets in Ho Chi Minh City were allowed to open transshipment points, it was expected to contribute to solving the shortage of essential goods in the context that the city implements social distancing. However, the result is not as expected.
HCMC: total retail sales of goods decrease by nearly 16 percent

HCMC: total retail sales of goods decrease by nearly 16 percent

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, from August 23 to now, the city has continued to strengthen social distancing following the motto of “staying put wherever you are”, trade activities of goods, food, and foodstuffs in the area encountered many difficulties at first, especially in the supply and distribution activities of food and foodstuffs to citizens.
Delivery of goods to people less challenging with support of app-based shippers

Delivery of goods to people less challenging with support of app-based shippers

With 20,000 employees of supermarkets and suppliers being granted travel permits and the reappearance of 17,449 app-based shippers eligible to work, the preparation and delivery of goods to people have been less challenging than before. Especially, the efforts of many small food stores to find their own sources of goods have also made the purchases of essential products of people easier.
App-based shippers join forces to provide grocery shopping service

App-based shippers join forces to provide grocery shopping service

After Ho Chi Minh City implemented stricter social distancing for more than a week, the grocery shopping service in some districts has been overloaded. However, as the city has approved the proposal of the Department of Industry and Trade of HCMC on increasing the force of app-based shippers and supermarket workers, it is gradually removing this difficulty for localities.