Several retail stores and supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City have continued to run promotional programmes, offering huge discounts and gifts on many essential products to lure customers and keep the market buoyant.
Since early May, gas companies have worked at lowering prices by VND35,000 on a 12 kilogram domestic cooking gas cylinder, which now retails at around VND370,000-380,000.
On occasion of the long holiday break during Reunification Day and International Labour Day, most of the supermarkets in the city offered various attractive promotional programmes to lure customers. Thus were able to see robust sales of packed food items, vegetables, fruits, household goods and several other consumer goods. Sales during the recent holidays showed a significant increase from the previous month.
Some retail stores and supermarkets continued to run these promotional programmes and offer discounts on numerous consumer goods.
Accordingly, Co.op Mart has offered special discount prices on 500 products, including fashion clothes, handbags, footwear, cosmetics and healthy foodstuffs until May 20. Besides, the supermarket offered summer items like sunglasses, sun-block top-coats, electric fans and juicers at attractive prices to lure consumers.
Even electronic supermarkets offered several electronic items at highly competitive rates.