Japanese convenience store chain opens its first shop in Hanoi – Offering seasoning and baby products

PUBLISHED Jan 22, 2022

Exterior of KAWA Mart

The first store of KAWA Mart (123 Nguyen Tuan, Thanh Xuan Trung, Thanh Xuan, Ha Noi) opened in Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi on December 23.

KAWA Mart is the franchise chain that retail chain company, Spring Group (Hoan Kiem district) runs. The company aims to open 200 stores in Vietnam by 2023. The owner, Vu Bich Ngoc opened this store and says “Credibility for Japanese product is high. We would like to be the place where our customers can get products of famous brands.”

The size of the store is 50 square meters. There are seasonings such as miso, mirin, soy sauce, snacks, supplement, and cosmetics at the shop. Especially, the store focuses on the needs of mothers who have infants. For these targets, they offer baby products including diapers and infant formula of Moony and Merries.

Vu comments “Three reasons that Japanese products are popular are quality, safety, and convenience. We would like to offer a thousand of products, like the miniature version of Japanese shopping space.”

Opening hour is 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The parking lot is only for motorbikes. Online shopping is available on Facebook and the website.

  • Owner of KAWA Mart

  • Inside KAWA Mart

  • Products from KAWA Mart