Enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City confirmed their willingness to supply exceeds 30% -50% of the plan assigned. Many items also discount, promotions …
At 12 o’clock on 7-3, noted by Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper , at Mega Market supermarket (District 2, Ho Chi Minh City), Ms. Ngoc (living in District 2) is waiting to pay for this weekend and the supermarket also has sales promotion so she goes shopping a bit more than usual. Most other customers also confirmed that they only buy enough to use, no intention to store but still have to wait because the number of customers is too crowded.
Customers shop at Mega Market supermarket on the morning of 7-3.Photo: Linh Anh
Talking to Lao Dong Newspaper , Ms. Nguyen Huynh Trang, Deputy Director of HCMC Department of Industry and Trade, said that Department of Industry and Trade is working closely with businesses to stabilize the market of essential food products in the monitoring. market movements, increase production plans, supply enough essential goods to ensure a balance of shopping and consumption needs of the people of Ho Chi Minh City.
According to Ms Trang, the Food and Food Association of Ho Chi Minh City and businesses stabilizing the market have already been prepared to supply exceeding 30% – 50% of the plan delivered by the City. At the same time, prepare sufficient sources of raw materials to maintain supply, exceeding the plan by the end of 2020, of which some enterprises commit to exceed the plan by the end of 2021.
In particular, businesses stabilizing the market prepared goods such as food, poultry eggs, sugar, processed foods, cooking oil, vegetables, cattle meat, poultry meat … enough to supply the market. in short and long term.
Also from February until now, businesses have implemented many promotions and discounts for essential items such as pork, eggs, instant noodles, dried noodles, sauces … from 10-15% depending on items.
Talking to the Lao Dong Newspaper , other supermarkets recommend that customers do not need to worry, buy large quantities of inventory, just buy enough to use to ensure essential family activities.
“Abundant supply of goods, VinMart, VinMart + and suppliers will replenish continuously throughout the day; especially enhancing essential meat MEATDeli meat and vegetables VinEco, instant noodles, rice, spices , hand sanitizer, masks … on all VinMart supermarkets and VinMart + stores “- representatives of this supermarket system said.
MM Mega Market supermarket systems, Co.opmart, Co.opXtra, BigC, Lotte Mart … also said that since Vietnam announced the Covid-19 epidemic, supermarkets have increased the inventory of essential goods and consumer goods. about 30% – 40%.
Specifically, the system of Co.opmart and Co.opXtra supermarkets of Saigon Co.op has prepared goods one month ago, focusing on 11 essential goods groups, especially rice, instant noodles, detergent, paper. hygiene with the same amount of preparation as Tet. Since the end of last week, Saigon Co.op warehouse has just increased cargo to supermarkets in provinces and cities. Mr. Nguyen Anh Duc, Standing Deputy General Director of Saigon Co.op, said that the amount of Saigon Co.op goods in the immediate future was sufficient to supply to the market in a month, so consumers do not need to be afraid of attracting goods, lack of stock or buy to accumulate. Prices of commodities will also be kept stable.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong, Deputy General Director of Central Retail Group (owner of Big C system), also affirmed that since the epidemic of food retail systems of Central Retail, it has been proactively increasing inventories. 4 times. Right on 7-3, Big C worked with suppliers to increase delivery frequency … At the same time, mobilize and increase the maximum working staff, even overtime at night to meet consumer needs. “We are committed to continuing to stabilize prices, not increasing prices of essential food products. With the initiative and efforts of Central Retail and suppliers, we expect to have enough supplies in a few next week, serving customer needs “- Ms. Phuong stressed.
Ms. Tran Kim Nga, External Relations Manager of MM Mega Market Vietnam, also confirmed that to overcome the difficult period due to the negative impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, the supermarket has been actively implementing many guaranteed activities. best serve the essential consumer needs of customers. Specifically, right from the beginning of the year, the company has cooperated with suppliers and farmers to increase the amount of essential goods sold from 20% – 40% compared to the plan to ensure goods to serve consumer needs of citizen.
Currently, MM continues to work closely with suppliers to place orders and increase the number of vehicles delivered to centers, especially centers in the North, avoiding shortages and price fever. . “Currently, commodities such as rice, processed food, fresh food, etc. have been actively focused on goods sources by MM, increasing the purchase volume with a total value of more than VND 1,200 billion. MM has increased the quantity of products from 190% to 1,500% to put into customer service system. In the next segment, we continue to work with suppliers nationwide,