Items filtered by date: July 2018

The Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA) has officially announced the upcoming Malaysia Retail & Franchise (MIRF) exhibition during a press conference held in Menara MATRADE, Kuala Lumpur.

Relocating from Mid Valley to KLCC, MIRF 2018 is setting a new milestone this year with an increase of 20% in exhibitors which simultaneously making it the largest retail and franchise expo in Malaysia. The exhibition will be in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, KLCC from 26th to 28th July 2018 and boasts to gather 25,000 visitors from 10 countries around the world with targeted revenue of RM 70  million.

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The Worldwide Holdings Bhd held its Hari Raya Open House at the Shah Alam Concorde Hotel yesterday for its corporate customers and friends.

Led by its Group Chief Executive Officer Datin Paduka Norazlina Zakaria, the Worldwide team welcomed guests which include Minister of Economic Affairs Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.

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Malaysia’s coworking industry leader Common Ground today announced its partnership with child enrichment centre Curious Child as it opened its fifth Klang Valley venue.

Founded by none other than beauty queen and working mother Carey Ng, Curious Child is attached to Common Ground’s latest 21,000 square feet coworking venue in popular neighbourhood shopping centre Citta Mall in Ara Damansara.

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The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) celebrated the completion of the first cohort of MaGIC’s IDEA Accelerator with a Demo Day where 29 impact driven enterprises (IDEs) and social enterprises (SEs) presented their refined ideas to a room full of investors, corporations, government agencies, and MaGIC Impact Partners.

IDEA Accelerator Programme aims to provide early-stage IDEs and SEs with the opportunity to pilot their idea, strengthen their business model, solidify their impact delivery models, and secure capital through fundraising. The 29 IDES and SEs participating in IDEA Accelerator each focused on one of five key impact themes: employment for the marginalized community (7) income and productivity growth for the B40 community (6), equality and empowerment (5), pollution and waste management (6) and community development (5).

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Dimension Data, a Hybrid IT systems integrator and managed services, has officially launched Managed Cloud Platform (MCP) in Malaysia.

The initiative is done to better serve clients and meet local demands.

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Designed, developed and curated by Selangor Dredging Berhad (SDB), One Draycott located in the upscale Ardmore Draycott residential enclave offers bespoke living with only 64 crafted units of two-bedroom apartments. Each unit comes with a private lift lobby and ranges from 732 to 1345 sq ft designed by the award-winning architects, CarverHaggard of London.

One Draycott is also the 6th development by Selangor Dredging Berhad to launch in Singapore. One Draycott has an iconic façade. Its sleek tower is graced by muted gold and champagne trimmings, alongside black horizontal bands. The contemporary curtain walls create a clean silhouette while expansive windows and glass balustrades give a sleek exterior finish and internally creates an ambience of open space while letting in streams of natural light.

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Thursday, 05 July 2018 14:56

Malaysia’s Most Trusted Brands In 2018

Malaysia’s most trusted brands and household names took centre stage to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the annual Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Awards held last night at the Grand Hyatt in Kuala Lumpur.

Two local personalities who have won the hearts and minds of Malaysia consumers are: local model turned Malaysian household name - Neelofa, winner of Most Trusted Entertainment Presenter, and recently making waves in Hollywood - Henry Golding, winner of Most Trusted News Presenter.

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NEM Malaysia recently announced the opening of the NEM Blockchain Centre (NBC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which serves as a learning centre, incubator and accelerator for organisations in Asia keen to explore blockchain technology and its applications in multiple industries.

With almost 11,000-square-feet of space, the NBC is the largest of its kind in the region that is fully operated by a blockchain technology organisation. NBC will house the NEM Blockchain Innovation Lab, a headquarters for research and development as well as regional support for organisations interested in using the NEM platform within their IT infrastructures. It also serves as a co-working space, with several Malaysian companies already using its services and facilities for blockchain-related learning and knowledge-sharing events.

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ASX-listed Holista CollTech Ltd announced that its US subsidiary has signed an agreement to export its patented low glycemic index (low-GI) noodles to China, the world’s largest noodle consumer.

Sales will commence in October 2018, targeting CN$15 million in the first year and doubling to CN$30 million in the second year.

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Malaysia Airports, DR Group and The Hershey Company officially launched the world’s first Hershey’s flotilla buggy, a mobile retail concept at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

This retail experiment is the fruit of an extraordinary tri-partite collaboration that aims to redefine experiential retail for travellers and disrupt the conventional way of doing business in travel retail.

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