About AEON Vietnam
AEON Group History
1758- Sir Sozaemon Okada established Okadaya in Yokkaichi, began trading in kimono fabrics and accessories.
AEON is now one of the largest retailing groups in the world with over 179 member companies both inside and outside Japan. Founded 1758, AEON Group with its history spanning over 250 years has one of the longest histories as a retailer in Japan.
During its operation, AEON Group has kept the unchanging commitment to putting “Customer First”. AEON Group’s fundamental principles are the pursuit of prosperous and stable society and peace through the retail business. Under this corporate accountability, AEON Group has won the customer’s trust widely and expanded more businesses not only within Japan territory but also in other countries in Asia for such a long period of time.
- Shopping Mall (including GMS) 120
- General Merchandise Store 598
- Super Market 1.708
- Discount Store 152
- Home Center 123
- Convenience Store 4.463
- Specialty Store 3.664
- Drug Store 3.146
- Other Retail 589
- Financial Service 531
- Service Business 1.397
- Other Business 7
Today, AEON Group is one of the largest retail business companies with impressive consolidated index regarding its scale and its effective business in Japan and other countries
AEON Vietnam - History
Secretary of HCM Party Committee grants the Investment Certificate to Mr. Yoshiki Mori, Director, Executive Vice President of AEON Co. Ltd
AEON targets to open 20 Shopping Centers and GMS/SM until 2020 to serve communities in Vietnam nationwide.
Establishment of AEON Vietnam
Business License: 7th Oct 2011
Charter Capital: 192,383,000 US Dollar
Registered Investment Capital: 204,648,000 US Dollars
Employee (as of 7th Oct 2013): 550.
AEON has been presented in Vietnam since 2009, at first under format of Representative Office (1st Dec 2009 – 10th Jul 2012). The, on 7th Oct 2011, with the approval from People’s Committee of HCMC, AEON had set up its Vietnam Company Limited to invest for construction, organization, managements and trading of modern shopping malls, General Merchandises Stores (GMS), Supermarkets as a core business, and to carry out other business activities which links with import, export, trading, and researches.
Together with the setting up of the company, AEON had been granted the Investment Certificates to carry out its two (2) huge projects:
1Investment Certificate on 7th Oct 2011 for AEON Shopping Center – Tan Phu Celadon in HCMC. This Shopping Center is scheduled to launch in Jan 2014.
2Investment Certificate on 25th May 2012 for AEON Shopping Center – Binh Duong Canary in Binh Duong Province. This Shopping Center is schedule to launch in Oct 2014.