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Groceries, furnishings underpin profit for Dairy Farm Group

Declining health-and-beauty and convenience-store sales and a subdued Maxim’s food business took the shine off Dairy Farm Group’s first half year.

Parkson likely to give up on full-scale stores in Vietnam

Malaysian department-store operator Parkson is to quit operating full-scale stores in Vietnam after years of losses.

Malaysian jeweller looks online to boost sales

High class Malaysian jeweller Aurora Italia International will extend its e-commerce efforts to build sales growth in the coming year.

Don Don Donki to launch in Malaysia

Japanese discount retailer Don Don Donki is to launch its first store in Malaysia next year.

Karl Lagerfeld opens first standalone store in Malaysia

Karl Lagerfeld has opened its first store in Malaysia, located inside the Pavilion shopping centre in downtown Kuala Lumpur.

SaSa sales plunge 68 per cent due to Covid-19 freezing tourism

Beauty-products retailer Sa Sa International saw sales plunge 67.9 per cent in the June quarter due to the collapse in mainland tourist arrivals in the city.

Malaysia’s first pharmacy for pets opens – Vet Pharmacy

Malaysian pet food and supplies retailer Pet Lovers Centre (PLC) has opened its first pharmacy for pets called Vet Pharmacy.

Havaianas invests $US50 million in Asian expansion plan

Undeterred by the advent of Covid-19, Brazilian flip-flop brand Havaianas is investing US$50 million into expansion of its retail footprint across Asia-Pacific between now and 2024.

The maturing mall mix: Pavilion Kuala Lumpur chief talks the future of malls

In the third quarter of next year, Kuala Lumpur’s next supermall will open in the suburb best known for hosting the 1998 Commonwealth Games.

Malaysian mall launches domestic tourism promotion to lure shoppers

Malaysian mall operator Sunway is launching a campaign to boost domestic tourism and retail spending.

NYX to shut all of its Malaysian stores

NYX Cosmetics is to close its retail operations in Malaysia after three years in the market.

Taco Bell to land in Malaysia soon

American food-food chain Taco Bell is set to launch in Malaysia at Tropicana Gardens Mall in Kota Damansara.