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Online shoppers are being warned over purchasing expensive goods as a rise in e-commerce means more merchants exploiting loopholes and concerns over customer protection

'Farm rescue' campaigns are on the way out

Farm produce should be sold in a competitive market, rather than through a "market of compassion" or rescue campaigns, experts have said.

Vietnam mobile e-commerce to value $10.2 billion by 2023

E-wallets in Vietnam have strongly benefited from the change in payment habits during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tech-led foundation crucial in e-commerce

Vietnam’s e-commerce development is a bright spot for Industry 4.0 with a high growth rate of 20-30 per cent.

Competing with Chinese goods on online shopping platforms: pressure to perform

Under pressure from foreign goods on e-commerce sites, Vietnamese businesses should take advantage of their internal strengths to compete.

Vietnam’s digital economy to hit 52 billion USD by 2025

Vietnam’s digital economy will likely reach 52 billion USD in value by 2025, according to the e-Conomy SEA 2019 report by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company.


Attitudes toward privacy: from village culture to modern times

Privacy is an interesting topic of discussion in Vietnam. It has been influenced by village culture, an important component of the Vietnamese cultural identity.

49% of Vietnamese delete shopping apps on mobile devices

The increase in app deletions shows that Vietnamese e-commerce platforms need to improve the quality of services in order to retain customers.

More farming products sold on e-commerce sites

The e-commerce sites of Vietnam Post and Viettel Post saw 33 more suppliers of agricultural products and regional specialities open new booths in the first 10 days of April.

Recruitment demand soars in textile & garment, IT sectors

The effectiveness of free trade agreements, especially the EU– Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, has helped to increase export orders for textile and garment enterprises in Vietnam, 

E-commerce workforce downsized due to COVID-19

The proportion of enterprises with employees specialised in e-commerce decreased significantly last year compared to previous years

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City lead Vietnam e-business index 2021

The trend of e-commerce development differs between slow-growing regions and developed regions.

Pig farmers become millionaires

Self-contained large-scale pig farms combined with fish farming and rice cultivation has brought tens of billions of VND, or $1 million each year, to Ninh Binh farmers.

Where will costly promotion e-commerce campaigns lead?

Online sale apps are spending big money on promotion campaigns to retain consumers, but the money seems to have been spent in vain.

Korean conglomerate buys 16.3 percent stake in Vietnam's largest retailer

Korean conglomerate SK Group said it will make a strategic investment in VinCommerce, Vietnam’s largest retailer, to tap into the fast-growing e-commerce segment in the Southeast Asian market, reported Yonhap News Agency.

E-commerce supply chain, not rescue campaigns, will help farmers

Hanoi plans to develop an app to sell farm produce and organize an e-commerce supply chain in an effort to build a close link among producers, logistics and e-commerce service providers.

Vietnamese companies listed in top 10 most visited e-commerce websites in SEA

Five Vietnamese companies have been listed in the top 10 most visited e-commerce websites in Southeast Asia despite the global pandemic affecting consumers in the region, according to the latest e-commerce report.

Digital transformation, online export of Vietnamese goods steps up

Digital transformation offers great opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to participate in global supply chains and take advantage of innovative solutions and technologies.

Online commerce is on the rise

Under the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, commercial transactions in the last year have had to adapt to an online form.

Farmers get help to sell produce via e-commerce

Viettel Post is helping Hai Duong farmers sell produce on e-commerce sites and will expand that aid to other localities in the country.