Online shopping on the rise in Viet Nam
(Mar 02, 2015)
Online shopping in Viet Nam was continuing to increase and was
well-positioned to hold the key to success for e-commerce in Viet Nam,
according to the MasterCard Survey on Online Shopping 2014.
Japan's Dentsu Aegis Network announced that it is set to
acquire a stake in Emerald, a full-service digital marketing agency in
After ending last year with encouraging results, several IT firms in HCM City have set higher business targets this year.
Viet Nam's Flappy Bird mobile game has been ranked 39th in a report on the world's 50 most popular brands of 2014.
Japan's DA Consortium (DAC) has signed a memorandum of understanding
with Viet Nam's FPT Online Service Joint Stock Company on transfer of
technology and investment opportunities.
Business-to-customer (B2C) e-commerce in Viet Nam garnered a total
revenue of US$2.97 billion in 2014, accounting for 2.12 per cent of the
country's gross retail sales of goods.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics Vietnam Thai Nguyen (SEVT) Co Ltd recently sent a
document to the departments of labour, invalids and social affairs of
cities and provinces.
Saigon Newport Corporation launched its new container management
software, called TOPOVN, and re-started business operations at Cat Lai
Port in HCM City's District 2 on February 20.
The Vietnamese market showed great potential for developing mobile
e-commerce in 2014, making local and international companies race for a
market share with several new business plans.
Indonesia and the Philippines possess enormous development potential for
Vietnamese start-ups, said guest speakers at the recent Start-ups 2015
conference held in Ha Noi.
A recent report by the Viet Nam e-Commerce Association (VECOM) revealed
growing disparity in e-commerce development among provinces and cities,
and urged the Government to implement policies that boost development.