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

Posted in Iskandar / JB Property, and Retail / Mall News

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…


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

Posted in Property, KL / Selangor, and Retail / Mall News

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…

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

Posted in Retail / Mall News

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…

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

Posted in Retail / Mall News

Toys R Us will potentially be closing over 700 stores and 33,000 employees are at risk of losing their jobs. Full report in here.┬áPlease do read for some of…

197 malls in Kuala Lumpur by 2021. ‘Killing’ one another?

Posted in Property, KL / Selangor, and Retail / Mall News

Here’s a good read about malls in Greater Kuala Lumpur. According to an article in FreeMalaysiaToday, in three years time, the total number of malls in KL would reach 197. Currently…

Too many supermarkets, why Jaya Grocer still opening more?

Posted in Retail / Mall News

Do you have favourite supermarkets that you go to every weekend? I am not that loyal to just one brand. What about supermarket brands that you dislike? Let’s not talk…

Value still up even when transactions are down.

Posted in Property, KL / Selangor, and Retail / Mall News was invited to MIEA’s Press Conference and Launch of MIEA Property Market Sentiment Report recently. I have a full time job, so naturally MMY the junior reporter went. Many…

1 Utama E (600,000 sq ft NEW extension) and FULL MRT link opened

Posted in HSR MRT n other Ts, and Retail / Mall News

I learnt the hard way when I tried the MRT from Sg. Buloh to 1 Utama a couple of weeks ago. I had to walk for at least 500 metres…

Online shopping to kill malls? Not during my generation, for sure.

Posted in Property, KL / Selangor, and Retail / Mall News

There has been many examples of how online sales are growing while the retail sales, especially those of the malls are slowing. Another article has appeared to provide the same…

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