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Business 16 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Fuji aiming to make it big in air-cond market

FUJI Electric may not be a familiar name in the local air-conditioning market but its marketer Fuji Technology Sdn Bhd aims to change that with its debut in the highly competitive retail sector.

Business 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Carrefour to set up RM25m outlet in Putrajaya

MAGNIFICIENT Diagraph Sdn Bhd, the operator of Carrefour hypermarkets in Malaysia, will be investing RM25mil in its Putrajaya outlet, which is scheduled to be opened by the 2nd quarter of next year.

Business 30 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bank Rakyat may pay generous dividend again after posting record profit

QUALIFIED holders of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd (Bank Rakyat) can expect to receive another double-digit windfall, in view of its record pre-tax profit before zakat of RM333.3mil for the financial year ended Dec 31, 2002.

Business 30 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Another record year for Jusco

B>Another record year. /BJaya Jusco (RM6.75) achieved another record year both in terms of sales and profits, albeit just about 2% short of our expectations.

Business 05 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Okazaki expects yearly rise in sales in Jusco stores despite SARS

ON average, Jaya Jusco Stores Bhd experiences 20% increase in sales volume year-on-year. Managing director Soichi Okazaki expects that trend to remain the same for this year despite the outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Business 09 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Stiffer rivalry expected among retail centres

Stiffer competition is expected among existing and newer centres in the Klang Valley in the light of an impending supply of retail space, says property consultant CH Williams Talhar Wong Sdn Bhd.

Letters 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hard hit by dearth of tourists

The travel industry has been forced to take a vacation from selling vacations because of SARS outbreak. LAM LI reports on how it has transformed work routines and the lives of those in the business.

Business 14 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Facelift for Plentong Giant outlet

DAIRY Farm Giant Retail Sdn Bhd, the operator-owner of Giant hypermarkets in Malaysia, is giving its Plentong outlet a RM5mil facelift to provide customers a more conducive shopping environment.

Nation 23 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sales to stimulate sluggish market

Many retail outlets are starting to hold sales to stimulate a sluggish consumer market despite it not being the Mega Sale Carnival.

Business 23 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Greater spending power with cut in EPF contribution

CONSUMERS who were thinking of tightening their purse strings are unlikely to do so now that extra money is being put in their pockets following the announcement of the government#039;s economic package.