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The tallest tower in Malaysia definitely needs to have a mall too.

Do you know which is the tallest tower in Malaysia today? Nope, the tallest tower is NOT Petronas Twin Towers. That remained the tallest twin tower in the world and Malaysia too. The new tallest tower in Malaysia will be PNB’s Merdeka 118. Thus far there has not been too much news about the tower … Read moreThe tallest tower in Malaysia definitely needs to have a mall too.

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We MUST change our usual ways. New Malaysia, right?

It’s always very unfortunate when accidents happen and it could have been prevented. Malaysia has had many of these happening within 2018 and I think the authorities have to serious in enforcing all necessary rules and regulations. Workplace accidents usually happen when proper safety management is not enforced either because the supervisors are not serious … Read moreWe MUST change our usual ways. New Malaysia, right?

Too many shopping malls and retail scene are NOT the same

I think if we ask just about anyone on the street if there are way too many malls here in Greater Kuala Lumpur, the answer will have to be a Yes. By the way, Penangites may say the same thing. They are just two prominent malls there, the rest are trying their best to get … Read moreToo many shopping malls and retail scene are NOT the same

More ‘lepaking’ places? 6.58 million sq ft of new malls coming…

This was posted in thestar.com.my just a few days ago: More malls to enter the fray in the Klang Valley. A good friend mentioned that with all these new malls, there will be even more places for people to ‘lepak.’ (places to chill out)  Refer to the image for more information. Image source: thestar.com.my   In order … Read moreMore ‘lepaking’ places? 6.58 million sq ft of new malls coming…

Shopping experience will evolve, that’s why malls can still prosper

I have written about the fact that online shopping is not going to kill all malls. Here’s a few:  Online shopping to kill malls? Not during my generation, for sure  or even this one: My MUST HAVE list for malls, both old and new   Come on, new couples need some place to understand one another well before … Read moreShopping experience will evolve, that’s why malls can still prosper

Paradigm’s Asset Enhancement Initiative. What is that? :)

Updated on 9 August 2018. Previous photos replaced with official ones from Paradigm PJ. When I first moved to KL over 5 years ago, Kelana Jaya was my home for over a year. Thus, Paradigm Mall was where I go to more than twice every week. It was just opened then. Whether it’s food or … Read moreParadigm’s Asset Enhancement Initiative. What is that? 🙂

Johor Bahru attracting lots of foreign retailers! People and economy.

It’s safe to say that if I am a foreign retailer brand and coming into Malaysia for the very first time, Kuala Lumpur would be a natural start. The first reason is of course because that’s where majority of all brands are. The more ‘profitable’ reason is that that’s where the population growth is. If … Read moreJohor Bahru attracting lots of foreign retailers! People and economy.

Lots more new brands to enjoy, really. Cheaper and better please.

Here’s one article not too long ago. Closures ALWAYS point to ‘tough outlook’ Coming back to just days ago, my old friend is still insisting that the Malaysian economy is in trouble and that if the election result is not up to his expectation, Malaysia will go bankrupt within 5 years. Anyway, everyone’s entitled to … Read moreLots more new brands to enjoy, really. Cheaper and better please.

Retail to improve after GE 14. Means more income or more willingness?

I have bought more new shirts this year than last year but have spent virtually the same. I have bought two new pairs of jeans too. However, the amount I spent per shirt and per jeans is much lower than what I would have spent previously. For example, a new pair of very nice LC … Read moreRetail to improve after GE 14. Means more income or more willingness?

Potentially over 700 stores closure and 30,000 employees losing jobs

Toys R Us will potentially be closing over 700 stores and 33,000 employees are at risk of losing their jobs. Full report in WSJ.com here. Please do read for some of the reasons for its closure, including the most important one, stronger competition. Whenever people lose jobs, naturally the property market shakes because some of these … Read morePotentially over 700 stores closure and 30,000 employees losing jobs

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