A recognised representative of the retail industry by Ministries & other Authorities.
We represent some of largest retail companies in Malaysia.

To represent a unified voice and lobby on issues that affect all retailers.

To exchange and share information on common issues.

To raise the status and professionalism of retailing through education and training

Why You Should Join MRA?

  • Opportunities for networking, both locally and internationally.
  • Participation in international trade fairs and conventions for new business ideas and ventures.
  • Involvement in joint consultation with government bodies and Ministries to resolve and accelerate economic and business interests.
  • Enhance knowledge and skills through training workshops, seminars and development programmes.
  • Improve business decisions via access to local and international studies, talks and presentations.
  • Network and collaborate with other industrial and economic organisations and associations.
  • Benefit from members’ retail chats and info-sharing sessions.
  • Shared resources – quarterly retail statistics and related surveys.
  • Raise the standard of service excellence by partaking in the Mystery Shoppers Programme & “Race to the Top” Awards as well as in the FAPRA Awards.
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TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND: Part 10

Retail Conference at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 April 2018 The second panel discussion of the day saw Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Director of Marketing Kung Suan Ai taking the moderator’s chair. Although it was the last session of the day, the audience had an engaging and hilarious session. Joining her were four panellists, of […]

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TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND: Part 9

Retail Conference at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 April 2018 Anil Konidena, head of South East Asia at Landmark Group, Dubai spoke on Beyond Sustainability covering experiential retail. On the evolution to revolution in retail, Anil talked about engagement between the customer, channel and product. However, he espoused that in reality, accessibility, affinity, affordability […]

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TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND: Part 8

Retail Conference at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 April 2018 Shoppee Malaysia Country Lead Ian Ho, who spoke on Creativity – Rethinking Strategies zeroed in on Bricks and Clicks: The evolving landscape of retail. Introducing himself as one who wears two hats at Shopee, Ho is also the Regional Managing Director who leads the […]

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TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND: Part 7

Retail Conference at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 April 2018 Malaysia Shopping Malls Association (PPK) Advisor HC Chan, who shared on Transformation and Surviving Challenges, asserted the number of customers throughput is a given as long as there is human civilisation. There is a need for marketplace where people converge. So certainly, there is […]

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TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND: Part 6

Retail Conference at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 April 2018 Nawawi Tie Leung Real Estate Consultants’ Executive Director of the Regional Head of Retail Asia, Ungku Suseelawati Ungku Omar, kicked off the afternoon session affirming that it is not about the push but the pull in retailing and the disruptors that are deciding the […]

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TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND: Part 5

Retail Conference at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 April 2018 Speaking on Fengshui versus the Retail Industry at the panel session, Master Jane Hor’s focus was on three principal points of view, namely right timing (Heaven), right place (Earth) and right people (Human). The fengshui consultant described “right timing” as the transition in fengshui […]

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TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND: Part 4

Retail Conference at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 April 2018 The second panelist speaker Tourism Malaysia Chairman Dato’ (Dr) Siew Ka Wei said since 2000, Tourism Malaysia has established a dedicated Shopping Secretariat to oversee shopping programmes for tourists besides positioning Malaysia as a preferred shopping destination in the region. Through the Secretariat, Tourism […]

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TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND: Part 3

Retail Conference at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 April 2018 Savills Kuala Lumpur Deputy Executive Chairman Allan Soo, the first panel speaker on “A Diverse Perspective”, felt it would be easier to be in the property market than having a restaurant. Soo also raised the question if we are entering a retail apocalypse, renaissance […]

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TRANSFORMATION, CREATIVITY & BEYOND: Part 2

Retail Conference at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur on 26 April 2018 The first speaker, Retail Group Malaysia Managing Director Tan Hai Hsin covered Malaysia’s retail market performances in 2017 and 2018, current retail trends and future prospects of brick-and-mortar retailers in Malaysia. In his Retail Today – An Overview presentation, Tan showed retail growth was […]

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