The Saigon Times
HCMC - Japanese retailer MUJI opened its largest store in Southeast Asia at Parkson Saigontourist Plaza in District 1, HCMC, yesterday, November 26.
MUJI’s first flagship store in Vietnam covers 2,000 square meters and offers over 5,000 items, from household appliances and beauty and healthcare products to fashion goods, stationery and food, some of which are exclusively available in Vietnam.
General director of MUJI Vietnam Tetsuya Nagaiwa said Vietnam is one of the most prospective retail markets in the world, with a stable and fast growing economy, young population, increasing per capita income and improved living standard. MUJI has a vision to open 10 stores in the countries.
Besides imported products, MUJI’s flagship store in HCMC also offers goods manufactured by its Vietnamese partners. These Vietnamese made products will also be exported to other Asian countries.
Founded in Japan in 1980, Mujirushi Ryohin, or MUJI, sells a wide variety of household and consumer goods with the minimalist design philosophy. The company places an emphasis on recycling, reducing production and packaging waste and a no-logo policy. “Mujirushi Ryohin” means “no-brand quality goods” in Japanese.
As of August 2020, MUJI had more than 1,000 stores in 31 countries and territories around the world.
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