Ho Chi Minh City, 4th June 2021, Central Retail in Vietnam donated to the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee an amount of VND 10 billion to respond to the Government’s call for contribution to speed up the vaccination programme against Covid-19.
Mr Olivier Bernard Langlet, CEO of Central Retail in Vietnam expressed: “Commiting to our Vision of Contributing to Vietnam’s prosperity and Enhancing the quality of life of the people, we donate the amount of 10bil vnd of which VND 5 billion would be contributed to the National Covid-19 Vaccine Fund while the other VND 5 billion will be used to source and procure vaccine for Central Retail’s employees in order to help ease the burden of the State’s budget. We are proud to be the first FDI retailer to join hands with the government with the vaccination programme to fight against Covid-19. As one of the food retailers operating during the pandemic, we provide safe access to food and necessities to millions of Vietnamese households. Ensuring the vaccination to our frontline staff is our utmost priority; it would also provide safety and comfort for our customers when shopping at our stores.”
Since the very first day of Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam, Central Retail in Vietnam has been actively joining hands with Vietnamese government and people in the battle against Covid-19, including donating 4 negative pressure rooms worth VND 2 billion to support medical system for Covid-19 patient’s treatment in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city (March 2020); donating essential medical supplies for frontline healthcare workers; providing necessities, fruits and vegetables to the provinces that have been heavily impacted during Covid-19 pandemic. In addition, to achieve dual goals set out by the government which is fighting against Covid-19 while contributing to the social-eco development of Vietnam, Central Retail has been implementing many initiatives to support farmers in Bac Giang, Hai Duong by promoting and boosting consumption of agricultural products during the provincial social isolation.
Central Retail in Vietnam has been practicing strict Covid-19 preventive measures in its retail network, including mandatory facial maks, restricted seating, increased cleaning and disinfection routines, temperature measuring, face shields for staff at counters, all in compliance with the MOH’s guidance to control the spread of COVID-19.
About Central Retail in Vietnam:
Central Retail in Vietnam was established in 2012. After nine years, we have become one of the largest multi-format foreign retailers in Vietnam with 270+ stores, 38 malls across the country with more than 1,000,000 total square meter of retail space across 39 out of 63 provinces and cities, provides thousands employment and career opportunities nationwide. Our three key growth drivers including Food, Non-Food and Property provide customers with a diverse portfolio of retail brands, including GO! Mall, GO! Hypermarket, Tops Market, Big C, go!, Lan Chi Mart, Nguyen Kim, Supersports, LookKool, Kubo, Hello Beauty, and Robins.