While Go-Viet is exuding confidence about shooting to the top of the food delivery sector only a year after starting operations, the coverage of drivers, the brand's age, delivery time, and the satisfaction rate of customers tell a different story. Go-Viet's shining statistics are not better than the rest of the market in key metrics According to the latest report published by market research firm GCOMM, the six most popular online food delivery apps in Vietnam are GrabFood, Now.vn, Go-Food, Lala, Vietnammm, and Lixi. In the context of the fierce competition, Lala had to throw in the towel, admitting that it cannot keep up with Grab’s super app. The company switched to supplying sales solutions for restaurants. Besides, Ahamove transferred into providing transport solutions for e-commerce platforms, promising the fastest delivery time on the market. Lack of drivers breaking dreams A company’s true standing in the market comes from real comparison and independent … [Read more...] about Go Viet trumpets empty claims of leading food delivery?
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The only giant that reports profit The revenue hit VND3.883 trillion in 2016 and the pre-tax profit was VND54 billion, and it soared to VND5.136 trillion in 2017 and the profit to VND234 billion, or four times bigger than the year before. Aeon’s Masaki Suzuki said Aeon considers Vietnam the key investment point in Southeast Asia and the retailer plans to open 30 shopping malls with total capital of $5 billion in Vietnam.Others go downhill … [Read more...] about How are foreign retail giants performing in Vietnam?
A company ordered 128 times on such e-commerce platforms as Lazada, Shopee, Sendo to buy some books, and finally all of these orders are fake books. First News Co., Ltd. brought a complaint against Lazada, Shopee, and Sendo for selling fake books Last week, First News Co., Ltd. announced that Shopee, Lazada, and Sendo are abetting the consumption of fake and pirated books violating the law. The company said that an uncountable number of fake books were displayed for sale online. "Fake books look like real books, only people working in this sector could distinguish them from each other by the cover. However, the spelling and grammar of fake books is just horrible. Books on health and medicine especially carry a risk of damaging people's health," First News' representative said. This company's representative said that they had detected fake books displayed on e-commerce platforms a long time ago. First News has reported to the platforms many times, but saw little interest in … [Read more...] about Fake books available for sale on Lazada, Shopee, Sendo
Phu Nu ( Woman ) Publishing House has declared “Giant festive” from December 21 to 23 in its stores and websites. The program will be inclusive of sales of books at same price of VND5,000; VND10,000; VND20,000; VND30,000 and VND50,000. Apart from that, the house will offer discount of 40 percent for new interesting books such as Nhan chung cuoi cung (Last witness), Anh da tro ve ( You return at last) and Ba dai su ( Ambassadress). Meanwhile, Thai Ha Book Company also notified program “Coming to Thai Ha to bring book home” from December 22 to 25 for festive season in bookstores in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and the company’s website . In its notification, buyers will enjoy discount of 40 percent and gifts. Unlike previous years, from December 15 to 31, Kim Dong Publishing House also publicized promotion program of 30 percent to 50 percent for online purchase and on its bookstores from December 20 to January 2, 2019. Alpha Book Company organized program … [Read more...] about Giant year-end book fairs held in HCMC
Nicolas Mathieu poses for photographs at the window of the Drouant restaurant after his win. Photo EPA-EFEViet Nam News PARIS — Nicolas Mathieu scooped France’s top Goncourt literary prize yesterday for his second novel, a coming-of-age tale set against a backdrop of industrial decline and teenage lust. Leurs enfants apres eux (Their children after them) follows a group of teenagers growing up in the 1990s in Mathieu’s native eastern France. Mathieu, a 40-year-old ex-journalist, said he had spent "18 months locked up in a room" to write the book. "And suddenly I find myself here like a rabbit caught in the headlights," he told a crowd of reporters in the famed Drouant restaurant in Paris, where the Goncourt is awarded each year. Set over four summers, the novel follows the friends as they dream of escaping a dreary industrial town where the blast furnaces have fallen silent. Their parents fare no better: one of their fathers, a laid-off metal worker, scrapes … [Read more...] about Bleak teenage tale wins France’s top book prize