Retailers in Hà Nội were told to increase stocks of essential goods by three-fold over average levels to ensure price stability amid the complex development of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Producers and distributors of essential goods are striving to ensure sufficient supply amid the return of COVID-19.
Authorities in Đà Nẵng have ordered the closure of restaurants, cafes and online shopping service from 1pm on Thursday (July 30) to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Two-thirds of surveyed Vietnamese customers said that they will spend more on the year-end and Tết (Lunar new year) shopping seasons in 2020.
While more and more Vietnamese people are turning to e-commerce, the current consumer protection law does not properly cover online shoppers.