Retail looks to hit record in-store sales in 2017The US founded retail chain 7-Eleven announced plans in mid-2016 to open its first store in Vietnam in the spring of 2017. The opening of its first 7-Eleven stores in 2017, marks the company’s presence in its 18th country. The addition of 7-Eleven is most certainly a welcomed addition to the retail landscape of Vietnam. Vietnam retail sales reached US$117.6 billion in 2016, according to figures of the General Statistics Office. Department store operator Takashimaya stirred the market, opening its first Vietnam department store inside the Saigon Center in Ho Chi Minh City.
Source: VietNamNet News January 11, 2017 05:02 UTC