Online Friday promotes e-commerce

(VOVWORLD) - More than 3,000 websites and enterprises participated in the online shopping day called Online Friday which took place for 24 hours on Friday, December 7. This year’s event, the fifth of its kind, saw strong development of the e-commerce market and digital economy. 
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Online Friday 2018 takes place for 24 hours on Friday, December 7

(Photo: Duc Day/ VNA)

This year’s Online Friday aims to promote development and application of digital technology and bring into full play opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Online Friday 2018 introduced high-quality products and trademarks to customers and offered consumers an opportunity to experience the usefulness of e-commerce and a chance to get to know the most prestigious trademarks in Vietnam’s e-commerce sector. Ms. Tran Thu Trang of Dong Da district, Hanoi, participated in the event: “E-commerce has strongly developed in both services and payment methods. I think online shopping is easy and convenient with good customer service”.

This year’s Online Friday was supported by delivery service groups like VnPost, ViettelPost, and Ninjavan, as well as banks supporting online payment. Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Tuyen of Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, said: “I usually buy books online. The goods are packaged carefully and the shipping fee is reasonable. I also buy cosmetics online. The quality is quite good”.

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Lazada offered 8,000 products at discount on Online Friday 2018 (Photo:

Online Friday 2018 focused on technology solutions, and cooperation between enterprises in registering their trademarks to assure clear origin of products. The trading site of Viettel telecommunications company participated in the event. Ms. Nguyen Thi Ut, with the Viettel e-commerce company, said: “We want to introduce our website and promote e-commerce, which is convenient and time-saving. We offer on our website a variety of specialties from different areas of Vietnam at reasonable prices”.

Online Friday is held annually on the first Friday of December by the Viet Nam E-commerce and Information Technology Agency.