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Japanese used goods seller Bookoff to double outlets in Malaysia

Japanese second-hand retailer Bookoff is planning to double its outlets to 10 locations in Malaysia.

It’s fifth Jalan Jalan Japan store is due to open in Vandal Baru Bangui near Kuala Lumpur at the end of the month.

“Local people have a preference for new and used products made in Japan,” said Bookoff Group spokesman Takaharu Kominato in an NNA Business News report. “Japanese products have a reputation for reliability.”

The 1875sqm KiP Mall store will sell roughly 200,000 SKUs from apparel and household sundries through to baby supplies and sporting goods.

The firm is considering further outlets beyond Malaysia in other Asean territories within the next few years.

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