In this economized world, our life has become much busier and more hustle. Therefore, the need for 24/24 convenient stores is also rapidly enhanced. With that psychology, the world most famous convenience store systems have begun to approached to our country – Vietnam and day by day become more popular thanks to its usefulness. Let’s out some of the most popular convenience stores in Vietnam nowadays.
1. Circle K
Circle K was the first international convenience store to be brought to Vietnam in 2008. It is also one of the oldest chain stores whose origine is from the US since 1951. Currently, this convenience store system has more than 11 thousand stores all around the world. Especially, in Vietnam, there are more than 200 stores nationwide.
Circle K is open to 24/24 shopping needs, committed to providing customers with products and services under the term: fresh – friendly – quickly – efficient. Especially, we have to mention about its reasonable price, which comes along with the high quality products. Currently, Circle K is one of the chain stores that have won the most liking from Vietnamese consumers.
2. Family Mart
Family Mart comes from Japan, and is also the 3rd largest grocery store chain in this country. The top 2 most favorite stores belong to 7-Eleven and Lawson. This convenience store was brought into operation with the slogan of: “Family Mart, we are a family.”, which means its commitment to bring to Vietnamese customers the most convenient and cozy shopping experience like home.
Entering the Vietnam market since 2009, Family Mart impresses customers with the strategy of eye-catching goods arrangement on the shelves as well as their reasonable prices. However, the typical strength of Family Mart is to provide all daily essential services to customers instead of merely just being a place to sell common items. The store is open 24 hours, regardless of holidays and weekends.
3. B’s Mart
After a period of unprofitable business activities, the Family Mart system in Vietnam was closed down and acquired by a Thai billionaire whose name is Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi. After this purchase, the system of 42 stores was quickly renamed B’s Mart and was officially brought back to operation on June 20, 2013.
Up to now, B’s mart is considered to be operating very well with more than 150 stores all around Ho Chi Minh city. In addition to selling a variety of daily popular items such as food, beverage, personal items, stationery,… B’s mart also supports some of the most practical services such as ATM service, phone recharge, bill payments all day long 24/24.
7-Eleven is said to be the strongest brand in the world because there is always a new store opened every two hours. Also, 7-Eleven appears to be the most successful in the world history when it has been approached to 17 countries with more than 56,400 stores. Especially, there are around 15 thousand 7-Eleven stores in Japan only. In the past, the store was only open within 7:00 am – 23:00 pm, however, due to the increasing needs of customers, it was finally opened all day long 24/7. It seems hard to believe, but in some Asian countries, 7-Eleven has become a part of their lives.
Brought to Vietnamese market in 2017, 7-Eleven has rapidly become one of the most favorite convenience store where customers can find many typical fast food and drinks.