Nguyenkim Shopping Center
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|Type of business||Public|
Type of site
|Available in||English, Vietnamese|
|Headquarters||Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam|
|Owner||Central Group (49%) |
|Founder(s)||Nguyễn Văn Kim|
Nguyenkim Shopping Center (also known as Nguyenkim Electronic Appliance Center) is the largest electronics shopping center (one-stop shop) in Ho Chi Minh City that sells household appliances, refrigerations, computers, recreational, and telecommunications products from world famous brands such as Sony, Panasonic, Toshiba, Philips, JVC, Sanyo, Sharp, Samsung, LG, Electrolux, HP, IBM, etc. It was established as a small electronics store by Nguyen Van Kim in 1992 and has been developed since then.
The company is first founded in 1992 as an electronics store selling audios, videos, major appliances and small appliances. It became the first electronics shopping center in Vietnam in 1996 and changed its name to Nguyenkim Trading Joint Stock Company in 2001. It was ranked 'Top 500 regional retailers' in Retail Asia Pacific Association in four consecutive years 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Nowadays, Nguyenkim organizes activities and sales in �55 shopping centers: 17 shopping centers in Ho Chi Minh City; �3 in Hanoi; 1 in every province in Mekong Delta River area and many more provinces like Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Buon Ma Thuot etc... In addition, Nguyen Kim is also one of the leading in e-Commerce selling via its website nguyenkim.com and hotline number 19001267
The Saigon Nguyenkim Shopping Center system was scheduled to be replicated in 38/64 cities, from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Can Tho, Binh Duong, Hai Phong, Da Nang to other provinces across the country. Recently, the company just officially opened a new electronics center in the Thu Duc District of HCMC, on 21 January 2011.
Nguyenkim was voted and certified by the professional associations and consumer reviews as a leading Vietnam retailer on electrical appliances field with numerous awards:
- Top 500 regional retailers in Asia-Pacific in four consecutive years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. - Top 500 largest enterprises in Vietnam period 2008-2009. - Vietnam Golden Star Award 2009. - Leading electronics center in Vietnam in two years 2008, 2009 (Result of AC Neilson survey). - Top 10 best customer services in Vietnam year 2009. - Bronze medal in Vietnam Leading Retailers period 2007-2008. - Top 50 popular brands in Vietnam in 2008. - Outstanding leaders in 2008 (Association of Vietnamese Retailers). - Leading retailer in 2008 (Association of Vietnamese Retailers). - Along with these awards, outstanding certification of tax obligation.
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