Binh Duong Province, 20th May 2021, Central Retail in Vietnam and Becamex IDC signed a cooperation agreement on the development of GO! Mall in Ben Cat Town, Binh Duong Province with an investment of 35 million USD.
The project will be implemented on a total land area of 3 hectares with 3 floors, the GO! Mall in Ben Cat Town will offer integrated services to customers including hypermarkets, fashion stores, restaurants and entertainment playgrounds. GO! Ben Cat is the third mall project of Central Retail in Vietnam in Binh Duong besides GO! Thu Dau Mot and GO! Di An. The project is expected to begin in Q3 of 2022 and operate in the 1st half of 2023.
Mr. Olivier Bernard Langlet, CEO of Central Retail in Vietnam shared at the Signing Ceremony “Binh Duong is one of the most developed industrial provinces which is well-known for its FDI attraction and smart city model. The young local population and modern lifestyle brings great opportunities for the commercial – service development in the province. We are very excited to continue our investment and contribution to the social-economic development of Binh Duong. We hope to receive the continuing support from the provincial authorities as well as closed coordination of Becamex IDC towards the smooth project implementation, thereby contributing to Binh Duong’s prosperity and enhancing the quality of life of the people.”
Located in Binh Duong Innovation Zone – part of Binh Duong Smart City Project (2021-2025) that is well-connected to many important constructions and buildings such as Vietnamese-German International University, Thu Dau Mot University as well as large-scale industrial parks, GO! Ben Cat is aimed to become the centerpiece of the community, expecting to serve more than 300,000 customers from Binh Duong Province and neighboring areas.
Central Retail Corporation Public Company Limited (CRC) is the retail leader in Thailand and the flagship company at the roots of Central Group. It has a network of more than 3,800 branded stores offering Multi-category products through Multi-format channels such as department stores, convenience stores, specialty stores, supermarkets, hypermarkets, plazas and online sales through omni channel platforms in Thailand, Vietnam & Italy. Central Retail business covers four categories including Food, Fashion, Hardline, and Property.
Central Retail in Vietnam was established in 2012 with only Fashion business. 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 meters of retail space across 39 out of 63 provinces and cities, providing employment and career opportunities for nearly 15,000 employees in Vietnam. 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.
- For Food business, we operate in 3 formats: i/ Hypermarket (Hyper GO!) with 35 stores locating in all cities and provinces of Vietnam, ii/ Urban Supermarket (Tops Market) with 7 stores in 2 key cities, and iii/ Supermarket in Rural areas (go! and Lan Chi) with 25 stores.
- For Non-Food business, we provide more than 180 stores in Electronics, Home & Lifestyle, Fashion & Sports.
- For Property business, we are one of the largest Shopping Mall networks in Vietnam, managing 38 shopping malls in 26 cities.