Giant Japanese retail group, AEON anticipates to open a $180 million shopping mall in Hai Phong city

By Vu Minh - May 16, 2018 | 08:07 AM GMT+7

TheLEADERAEON Mall Hai Phong - Le Chan scheduled to open in 2020 will be the sixth commercial mall of the biggest Japanese retail corporation in Vietnam, the third largest in the North, and the first large scale commercial center in Hai Phong city.

Giant Japanese retail group, AEON anticipates to open a $180 million shopping mall in Hai Phong city
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and other participants performed the ground breaking ceremony of AEON Mall Hai Phong - Le Chan.

AEON Mall Hai Phong - Le Chan located at Ho Sen - Cau Rao 2 road, one of the crucial projects celebrating the 63rd anniversary of the liberation of Hai Phong city, has a total area of 9.3 hectare with the total investment capital of $180 million.

Once in operation, AEON Mall Hai Phong - Le Chan expects to create 2,000 new jobs and attracts over 13 million customers per year mostly from Hai Phong city and other nearby regions such as Quang Ninh province, Hai Duong province or Thai Binh province.

The commencement of this commercial center will contribute significantly to the trade development of Hai Phong City, where total retail sales have grown more than 15 percent over the years.

According to Akio Yoshida, Chief Executive Officer and President of AEON Mall, customers will encounter a whole new shopping experience at Aeon Mall Hai Phong - Le Chan with a variety of business lines, comfortable spaces and many interesting entertainments.

The commercial center is not only an ideal destination for shopping but also a multifunctional complex which serves as an inspiring atmosphere for social and culture exchange. Specifically, it creates an opportunity to introduce Japanese culture to Vietnamese. 

Founded in 1758, AEON is one of the largest retail trade corporations in the world with 179 joint ventures inside as well as outside of Japan.

Opening the first commercial center in 2014, AEON currently owns four shopping malls in Vietnam, including two centers in Ho Chi Minh City, one in Binh Duong and one in Hanoi.

By 2025, this giant retail group aims to develop 20 more shopping centers in Vietnam.