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Business 14 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Retailers expand on either side of causeway

In this series on the strong ties between Malaysia and Singapore Yvonne Chong takes a look at the retail sector links.

Business 26 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Consultants: Developers need to conduct proper market research

INADEQUATE market information on the supply and demand for commercial space has largely contributed to the mismatch still existing in the market, developers and property consultants concurred.

Nation 30 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Concern over rise in service sector mishaps

The rising rate of accidents in workplaces in the service sectors is causing concern among the authorities. Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Bakar said 31,941 accident cases in the service sectors were reported to Socso last year, contributing to 43% of all cases reported.

Business 02 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Retail Trade Index shoots up to new high

THE Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) Retail Trade Index (RTI) sets a new high water mark by recording an 18-point rise to 137 points in the second quarter of the year compared with the previous quarter.

Business 07 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

New supply chain project cuts cost

THE implementation of the Efficient Consumer Response - Central Item Repository (ECR-CIP) project, aimed at creating a single electronic platform for the retail and supply industry, could potentially save about 5% in supply chain cost across the board, Deputy Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Kong Cho Ha said.

Business 13 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Talam chief: Property market healthy

THE property market is generally on the uptrend despite some overhang in the retail sector, Talam Corp chairman Tan Sri Chan Ah Chye said.

Business 28 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Courts Mammoth courting Tesco

COURTS Mammoth Bhd is negotiating with hypermarket operator Tesco (M) Sdn Bhd on the setting up of a store within the hypermarket complex, Courts chief executive officer and managing director David Philip Wood said.

Business 02 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Retail sector going strong, too

What is the outlook for the commercial and retail sectors? In part two of the StarBiz Property Roundtable, MK Land Holdings Bhd executive director Datuk P. Kasi, Sunway City Bhd managing director Datuk C.K. Wong, Sunrise Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Michael Yam, LBS Bina Group Bhd managing director Datuk Lim Hock San, DTZ Nawawi Tie Leung Sdn Bhd executive director Brian Koh, and AmResearch Sdn Bhd executive director Gan Kim Khoon say these sectors have improved substantially and are on the road to recovery. The industry leaders also deliberated on the new trends in the property industry as well as their expectations for Budget 2005 with assistant news editor ANGIE NG and journalists ELAINE ANG and PANG HONG YEE.

Business 04 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Courts to open five more stores in Indonesia

Courts Mammoth Bhd will open five more stores in Indonesia by year-end, bringing the number to 34 from 29 outlets presently.

Business 08 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Giant stays ahead with low prices

DAIRY Farm Giant Retail Sdn Bhd, the operator of I>Giant/Ihypermarkets and supermarkets, is banking on its 'Big Variety, Great Value at Low Prices Every Day' policy to ensure its dominance in the retail sector.