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Stores launch school supplies sales in Vietnam

As a new school year is just around the corner, many supermarkets and bookstores in Vietnam have launched major promotions designed to increase sales of stationery and other school supplies.

For instance, Co.opMart and Co.opXtra supermarkets nationwide are offering discounts of 20 per cent to 33 per cent on 300 items, including student uniforms, school bags, notebooks, pens and other school supplies until 9 August.

French supermarket chain Big C is also running a discount programme called "Hanh trang den truong" (School supplies), with discounts of 5-49 percent applied on more than 500 items from notebooks, backpacks and calculators to student uniforms, desks, desk lamps, alarm clock and confectionary.

(Source: Viet Nam News)