Central Group and Big C present gifts to disadvantaged childrenHung Le A representative of Big C presents gifts to children - PHOTO: HUNG LE Central Group Vietnam and Big C supermarket chain are organizing a series of events at Big C supermarkets nationwide until June 4 to donate gifts to orphaned, disabled and poor children on the occasion of International Children’s Day. The organizers in coordination with grassroots authorities, Red Cross Societies and SOS Children’s Villages in provinces and cities where Big C supermarkets are active will award 3,600 gift packs, including stationery items, confectionary and milk to underprivileged children. The total value of the donation program is VND360 million (US$15,800). In addition, Big C supermarket chain is running a promotional program until June 6, offering discounts of up to 49% for nearly 1,000 children products such as food, confectionary, toys, clothes, footwear and stationery items. … [Read more...] about Central Group and Big C present gifts to disadvantaged children
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Viet Nam News HCM CITY — To meet the growing demand for organic foods, retailers are scouring for producers and also planning to invest in organic agriculture themselves. Vinamit Joint Stock Company has recently begun to sell a range of organic farm produce through Big C supermarkets. Nguyễn Lâm Viên, general director of Vinamit, said this is part of their co-operation to promote sales of organic produce. The company supplies 15 different vegetables, five to six fruit varieties and organic rice to six Big C supermarkets in HCM City now, but in future plans to distribute to all Big C stores in the country, he said. It also plans to supply temperate vegetables and fruits and organic pork and chicken in future, he said. Viên said the company also supplies some organic vegetables to Co.opmart under the Co.op Organic brand. Vinamit sells a total of 300-500kg of vegetables a day. If demand increases, it plans to increase output accordingly, he said. A Big C … [Read more...] about Retailers keen to expand supply of organic foods
VietNamNet Bridge - Big C has always been listed among the biggest taxpayers since it began operation in Vietnam 17 years ago, while Metro repeatedly has reported losses. However, this does not mean Big C is more valuable than Metro. After 17 years in Vietnam, Big C has become one of the leading retailers with 32 supermarkets and 10 convenience stores. It is believed to be a huge moneymaker for the parent firm, the Casino Group, a French retailer.Big C Vietnam is one of the relatively large systems of the global Big C network. The news that Casino Group would sell Big C in a plan to ease the financial burden has shown that Casino Group does not consider Vietnam a key market, according to analysts. The Casino Group has only mentioned the intention of selling Big C Vietnam, while it has not shown a detailed plan and transfer price. In its press release, Casino Group mentioned Big C Thailand and Columbia, but the two will not be subject to sale because of their big assets. The real … [Read more...] about Which is more valuable, Big C or Metro?
(Cinet) - A representative agency of the MOCST in HCM and some agencies in area 3 organized a meeting in Quarter 3 in 2011 on September 27. Mr. Nguyen Van Tan, head of the representative agency of the MOCST in HCM hosted in the meeting. In the conference, some representatives for the MOCST in the area 3 made a report some operations in Quarter 3 and some difficulties. Also, they gave some requirements with some leaders of the MOCST and the representatives in HCM in order to solve some existing problems. In the working day, Mr. Nguyen Van Tan summarized some situations in terms of culture. Sports and tourism in the whole country in general and in the area 3 in particular. In addition, some issues have been concerned as follows: a title of People’s Artists, Meritorious artists, State prizes and HCN prize in terms of literature and arts; cinema and professional football. Besides, some representatives proposed some main tasks in three months in late this year as follows: Continuing … [Read more...] about Some ministerial sectors in area 3 organizes a meeting in Quarter 3
C.T Group starts work on retail area in south By Quoc Hung - The Saigon Times Daily HCMC - C.T Song Than JSC, a subsidiary of HCMC-based high-end fashion and cosmetics brands distributor and property developer C.T Group, last week commenced construction of a large retail store area as part of its retail and warehouse compound in the southern province of Binh Duong. The privately held company, which has a commercial building in HCMC Plaza Tan Son Nhat adjacent to Tan Son Nhat International Airport, will put the retail area into operation in the first quarter next year. The company is calling for retailers to register for space in the area. C.T Song Than zone has a 72,000-square-meter warehouse, and cold storage, container facilities. Established in 1992, C.T Group has 36 members active in real estate, financial investment, high-end retail, cuisine and entertainment, education, healthcare, construction, plantation, natural resources, ecological tourism, and import-export. The company … [Read more...] about C.T Group starts work on retail area in south