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.


  • 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.

News & Events

Wholesale & Retail Trade September 2019

The sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade rose +5.6% to record RM110.6 billion in September 2019 from a year earlier. Retail Trade outperformed the other subsectors with 7.2% growth followed by Wholesale Trade of 4.7%. Volume index of Wholesale & Retail Trade increased +6% to 130 points as against the same month a year […]

Volume Index of Services Q3 2019

Volume Index of Services registered a growth of 6.2% to 130.7 points in third quarter 2019 as compared to the same quarter of previous year. The main contributors to the increase of Services sector in the third quarter of 2019 were Wholesale & Retail Trade, Food & Beverages and Accommodation segment (6.6%), followed by Others […]

Volume Index of Wholesale & Retail Trade Third Quarter 2019

Volume Index of Wholesale & Retail Trade Third Quarter 2019 Volume index of Wholesale & Retail Trade registered an increase of 6% to 132 points in the third quarter of 2019 as compared to the same period last year. The growth was spearheaded by Retail Trade with 7.8%. As for seasonally adjusted volume index, it […]

Quarterly Services Sector, Third Quarter 2019

Revenue of Services sector in third quarter 2019 recorded RM449.7 billion, increased +6.2% as compared to the same quarter of the previous year. The highest contribution recorded by Wholesale & Retail Trade, Food & Beverages and Accommodation segment (+RM20.3 billion; +6.0%). The total number of persons engaged in this sector amounted to 3.8 million persons, […]

KOL Marketing “Get Influenced by Lizz Chloe”

Let’s “Get Influenced by Lizz Chloe ” ~ Jeffersonian Dinner -KOL Marketing Date : Friday, 6 December 2019Time : 7:00 pm – 10:00 pmVenue : Delay No More Crab Restaurant @ P2, Plaza Ground Floor, Hartamas Shopping Centre, Plaza Damas, 60, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala LumpurFee : MRA Member ~ RM200.00 […]

MRA 37th Anniversary Dinner “WILD WEST RETAILERS NIGHT”

Celebrating yet another milestone of the retail industry, MRA welcome you to join us on our 37th Anniversary Dinner, enjoying the evening in good company with fellow retailers, hence, an excellent opportunity to meet fellow members, business partners and others that involved in the industry. The theme for this year will be “WILD WEST RETAILERS […]



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