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Retail 16 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

The thriving retail sector

IT’S a well-known fact that the local retail sector has been under pressure for quite some time – what with the endless supply of incoming space and slowdown in consumer spending.

Business 04 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Clear policies needed in Budget 2011 to boost retail sector

PETALING JAYA: Traditionally, the retail sector has not received very much focus in previous budgets except for incentives to promote brands and removal of duties on luxury goods.

Retail 20 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Subdued growth outlook for retail sector

PETALING JAYA: The local retail sector is expected to register subdued year-on-year growth in the first quarter of 2016, mainly due to the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) and cautious consumer sentiment.

Property 23 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Local retail sector seen growing 4% this year

SHAH ALAM: Retail Group Malaysia (RGM) is projecting a 4% growth rate for the local retail sector this year, as it believes that consumers will still continue to spend in spite of the global economic uncertainty.

Economy 31 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

Mild third-quarter Raya boost seen for retail sector

PETALING JAYA: The local retail sector should receive a mild sales boost in the third quarter of the year due to Hari Raya, according to Malaysian Association for Shopping and Highrise Complex Management past-president Richard Chan.

Economy 17 Jul 2018 | 6:22 AM

Retail sector growth revised higher to 5.3% post-GE14

KUALA LUMPUR: ? Malaysia's retail sector is estimated to chalk up a growth of 5.3 per cent after the 14th General Election and revised from an earlier estimate of 4.7 per cent, said Retail Group Malaysia (RGM) Sdn Bhd Managing Director Tan Hai Hsin.

Corporate News 05 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Retail sector enters consolidation phase

PETALING JAYA: The retail sector is entering a consolidation phase with retailers re-strategising in order to adapt to new challenges, the Association of Complexes Management Malaysia said.

Nation 18 Jul 2019 | 9:53 AM

Freeze on foreign worker intake in wholesale and retail sector lifted

KUALA LUMPUR: The freeze on foreign worker intake in the wholesale and retail sector has been lifted, says Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.

Business 11 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Weakening ringgit, politics affecting retail sector; prices may rise

PETALING JAYA: The weakening ringgit and unabating political issues in the country are affecting consumer sentiment and negatively impacting the local retail sector, according to Retail Group Malaysia (RGM) managing director Tan Hai Hsin.

Business 26 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Retail sector expects slim growth(update)

GEORGE TOWN: Due to the softening economic climate, the country's consumer products and retail sector is expected to achieve a slight growth this year, buoyed by a stronger ringgit that allowed for cheaper imports of raw materials and promotional programmes.