The signing ceremony. (Photo: qdnd.vn)

The cooperation aims to bring Vietnamese customers new experiences on the foundation of application of closed technology solutions from shopping, mobile payment to carriage and on-site delivery. At the same time, it also contributes to speeding up digitalization in retail and logistics.  

Accordingly, the two sides will apply special programs for common customers and agree to launch GrabExpress and GrabFood services at Co.opmart, Co.opXtra supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh city from the end of 2019 before expanding nationwide in 2020. 

In addition, payment by Moca will be applied on Grab applications at the retail system of Saigon Co.op, including: Co.opmart, Co.opXtra, Co.op Food, Co.op Smiles, and Cheers.

Standing Deputy Director of Saigon Co.op Nguyen Anh Duc said that outstanding service in combination with technology is given one of the top priorities as the union invests and upgrades. By combining with Grab, Saigon Co.op hopes consumers will shop at its more than 800 supermarkets. 

Grab Vietnam Director Jerry Lim affirmed that the cooperation would help promote the potential services of each existing services of the two sides and boost digitalization for the domestic retail industry./.

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