14:40 | 07/09/2015 Companies
Japanese retail giant AEON will open its first mall in Ha Noi on October 28 this year.
Speaking at a press briefing on September 3, AEON executives said the four-storey mall in Long Bien District, five kilometres east of the downtown area, AEON Mall Long Bien has some 180 shops.
A large supermarket, restaurants, cafs and fashion, cosmetics and sports shops will be situated on the first floor. The second floor will house established fashion brands for both adults and children.
The food court on the third floor will have restaurants offering Vietnamese Japanese, Thai, Korean, and other foods.
Yukio Konishi, managing director of Aeonmall Co. Ltd, said half the products AEON sells are produced in Viet Nam, 20 per cent come from Japan and the rest from other countries.
It hopes to increase the ratio of Vietnamese brands to 90 per cent in future.
With a parking capacity of 1,000 cars and 10,000 motorbikes, AEON Mall Long Bien is estimated to cost US$200,000.
It is one of three in Viet Nam by AEON Group, which has invested a total of around $200 million, the others being in HCM City and Binh Duong.
The retailer plans to have 20 outlets in Viet Nam by 2020./.