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

Volume Index of Wholesale & Retail Trade Q4 2019

In 2019, volume index of Wholesale & Retail Trade recorded a growth of 6.1% to record 129.5 points. For the fourth quarter, the index increased +5.7% to 132.8 points as compared to the same period in 2018. retail Trade was the key performer by registering 6.9%. As for seasonally adjusted volume index, it rose +0.2% […]

Volume Index of Services, Q4 2019

Volume Index of Services recorded a growth of 6.4% to 133.2 points in fourth quarter of 2019 as compared to the same quarter of the previous year. overall 2019, this index registered an increase of 6.4% to 128.9 points as compared to 7.3% (121.1 points) in 2018. The main contributors to the increase of Services […]

Wholesale & Retail Trade Dec 2019

The sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade grew +6.0% to record RM115.9 billion in December 2019 compared with the same month last year. Retail Trade outperformed the other sub-sectors with 7% growth. Volume index of Wholesale & Retail Trade increased +6% to 134.7 points as against the same month a year ago. The increment […]

Members Get-Together Chinese New Year Celebration 2020

MRA InfoSharing & RetailChatz (IS|RC) in-conjunction with Members Get-Together (MGT) cum Chinese New Year (CNY) Celebration 2020 We’re looking forward to welcoming all of you to our customary Members Get-Together (MGT) cum Chinese New Year (CNY) Celebration 2020, which has been scheduled to be held on Friday, 7 February 2020 at CORNERSTONE, Wisma Selangor Dredging, Jln […]

Retelling Retail with Datuk Wira (Dr) Haji Ameer Ali Mydin, Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad Managing Director

ThisRetail2U Over Coffee session, held on 8 November, was slightly different from the rest organised in 2019 in that we were taken on a walking tour of Mydin headquarters in Subang Jaya, Selangor personally by Datuk Wira Ameer Ali. He passionately shared with us his hypermarket chain operations at the home of one of Malaysia’s […]

Another successful Mystery Shopper Programme 2019

This is the second year since we rebranded the ‘Retail Service & Courtesy Standards of Excellence Accreditation Programme’ to MRA ‘Race To The Top’ Awards. In order to qualify for the awards, the participating outlets must achieve at least 75% or 3.75 points. As can be seen from the results of our Mystery Shopper Programme […]



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