Supermarkets roll out promotions for Lunar New Year

Friday, Jan 03, 2014 17:06

Customers choose products for Lunar New Year at Metro wholesale supermarket.— VNS Photos

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) – Supermarkets around the country have unveiled promotions to attract customers ahead of Tet (the Lunar New Year) holiday.

Metro Cash & Carry said from January 2 to 15, the prices of more than 2,000 products like foodstuffs, decorative items, clothes, and home appliances will be discounted by 5-49 per cent.

A spokesperson for the German wholesaler said it was Metro's largest promotion programme in a year.

It will also open a Tet Viet (Vietnamese Tet) market selling vegetables from January 12 to January 31 at its 19 outlets.

Starting 15 days before the Lunar New Year, the supermarket will remain open from 5am to 11pm.

French-owned Big C supermarket has announced two promotional programmes with discounts of 5-45 per cent on more than 2,000 products, including confectionery, beverages, dried food, household utensils, electronic products, and others until January 13.

In addition, the prices of more than 500 cosmetic and fashion products will be cut down 5-30 per cent until January 20.

There are also many attractive offers for women buying cosmetics. — VNS

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