|The delegates cut the ribbon to inaugurate the Big C hypermarket and shopping center in Bac Giang City, its 30th outlet nationwide. — VNS Photo
BAC GIANG (VNS) — Supermarket chain Big C yesterday inaugurated its 30th outlet in the northern Bac Giang City, contributing to the expansion of its network nationwide.
Big C Bac Giang hypermarket and shopping center has an investment capital of VND275 billion (nearly US$13 million). It covers a total area of 22,000sqm, of which the supermarket occupies nearly 3,600sqm. The supermarket sells more than 24,000 items, ranging from fresh and dry food, garment and textiles to household utensils and electrical appliances, 95 per cent of them being local products.
The retail space has nearly 70 shops and mobile kiosks, offering products of familiar fashion brands such as The Blues, John Henry and Anta, Owen and Citizen. There are also food, coffee and healthcare products, as well as a bookstore and an area for games.
With the aim of protecting the environment, Big C Bac Giang uses green building concepts, and also has a green campus spread over an area of nearly 5,500sqm. The supermarket provides employment to 500 local labourers. — VNS