Saigon Co.op to open nine stores in next few months

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Saigon Co.op to open nine stores in next few months

HCMC - Saigon Co.op, owner of Co.opMart supermarket chain and Co.op Food stores, planned to open nine supermarkets and food stores before the Lunar New Year holiday in order to meet the higher consumption demand on this occasion.

By Quoc Hung - The Saigon Times Daily

Consumers shop at a Co.opMart supermarket in District 1, HCMC - Photo: Quoc Hung
HCMC - Saigon Co.op, owner of Co.opMart supermarket chain and Co.op Food stores, planned to open nine supermarkets and food stores before the Lunar New Year holiday in order to meet the higher consumption demand on this occasion.

Five new supermarkets will be set up in HCMC’s Can Gio District, Bao Loc Town in Lam Dong Province, Bac Lieu, Vinh Phuc and Tra Vinh provinces, taking the total number of Co.opMart supermarkets to 57 nationwide.

In addition, Saigon Co.op will put into service four new Co.op Food stores before Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday at the processing zones, the industrial parks and the outskirts of HCMC.

Nguyen Thanh Nhan, deputy general director of Saigon Co.op, said the new supermarkets and stores are aimed to supply the products to consumers all over the country.

As for rural and remote markets as well as export processing and industrial zones, Co.opMart will operate over 100 mobile sales during the Lunar New Year 2012. Products to be sold at these mobile sales are essential goods produced locally with good prices and guaranteed quality.

Co.opMart will also launch promotion programs with discounts and gifts.

To serve consumers’ demand in the high season of shopping during the year’s end and the Lunar New Year holiday, Co.opMart supermarket chain has increased the product volume by four times. Saigon Co.op expected the purchasing power to rise by 3-4 times compared to normal days.

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