(VOV) – Saigon Co.op has won the Fapra Award 2013 from the Federation of Asia-Pacific Retailers Associations (FAPRA). The information was announced at the 16thAsia-Pacific Retailer Convention and Exhibition being held in Istanbul, Turkey from September 23-26, representative from HCM City’s Union of Trading Cooperatives was quoted as saying. This is the third time the biennial award has been given by the Federation of Asia-Pacific RetailersAssociations (FAPRA) to outstanding individuals, associations and businesses in the field of retailing business. The Fapra Awards structure includes five prizes the Most Innovative Retail Concept Award, the Green Retailer Award, the BestMarketing Campaign Award, the BestEffort in RetailEmployee Training, and Customer Service Excellence Award. Saigon Co-op is the first Vietnamese retailer to have received the Customer Service Excellence Award along with Turkey’s Migros Ticaret A.S and Hong Kong’s Sa Sa International Holding Limited – La Colline Shop.