Hồ Thị Hồng Đao, deputy director of marketing, Saigon Co.op, said prices have been slashed by up to 50 percent on 25,000 locally made products for three weeks starting on August 25 under a programme called “Proud of Vietnamese Goods”.
The programme is on at all Co.opmart, Co.opXtra, Co.op Food, Co.op Smile, Cheers, Fine Life, Sense City, and HTV Co.op stores, she said.
Customers shop at a Co.opmart supermarket in HCM City. Saigon Co.op’s retail chains are offering promotions of up to 50 percent on 25,000 locally made products for three weeks starting on August 25
The highlights of the programme include steep discounts on weekends on detergent, fabric softener, dishwashing liquid, cooking oil, monosodium glutamate, soy sauce, sugar, and rice, and ‘Shock prices’ on detergents, cleaning, bathing and oral care products from Surf, Sunlight, Lix, Comfort, On1, Aquala, Purite, Olive, Clear, Closeup, and P/S brands that are close to cost prices.
There are discounts of up to 50 percent on gas stoves, trash cans, food-grade plastic bags, garbage bags, 360 degree mop set, and men's t-shirts and sports pants.
Many products such as yogurt, fish sauces, beers, pasteurized fresh milks, liquid detergents, conditioners, shower gels, and shampoos are priced at just VND3,000, VND4,900, VND6,600, and VND8,000 when customer buy the second, fourth and sixth items of the same product.
Customers who buy P&G, Coca Cola, Suntory, and Pepsico products can accumulate stars to redeem for vouchers (10 stars for one voucher worth VNĐ 30,000), while loyal customers who buy Abbott, Suntory Pepsico, P&G will get five to six times the normal reward points.
The GO!/ Big C supermarket chain is offering up to 50 percent discounts on over 300 products from August 25 to September 7.
It is also offering discounts of up to 40 percent on Vietnamese home products and appliances, 35 percent on fresh products and vegetables, 34 percent on frozen products such as sausages, spring rolls and fish balls, 27 percent on soft drinks and cleaning products, 22 percent on milk and dairy products, and 35 percent on personal care products.
Emart, Lotte Mart and WinMart supermarkets have also unveiled promotions to celebrate the occasion.
Electronics shops in HCM City like Nguyễn Kim, Thien Nam Hòa, Đien May Xanh and Chợ Lon are offering big discounts on TVs, cameras, mobile phones, and electronic household appliances.
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