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

Launching of Kempen Jualan Malaysia 2020

Launching of “Kempen Jualan Malaysia 2020” by YB Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi On 29 July 2020, Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA), YB Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi officiated ‘Kempen Jualan Malaysia (KJM) 2020 at Sogo, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur in conjunction with promoting the campaign and encourage confidence to ‘rakyat’ to […]

Wholesale & Retail Trade July 2020

Sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade recorded RM108.7 billion in July 2020, improved growth of -3.5% as compared with the same period last year. All sub-sectors continued to improve in July mainly Motor Vehicles which rebounded to 1.7%. Retail Trade and Wholesale trade also improved to register -.38% and -4.5% respectively. Volume index of […]

MRA 38th Annual General Meeting

MRA has held its 38th Annual General Meeting on 28 July 2020 and as it is also an Election year, we are pleased to provide a summary of events and welcome our new Board of Council Members 2020-2022! In the midst of RMCO and following strict SOPs for convening AGM, we have successfully held our 38th […]

Retailers Have Mixed Views for Q3 2020

Association says the sector has not stabilised PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia Retailers Association CMRA) is expecting closures to speed up after the loan moratorium ends on Sept 30, with more job cuts in the sector, Retail Group Malaysia managing director Tart Hai Hain said. Although there is some semblance of normalcy today, the retail industry […]

Q2 2020 Retail Figures Worst in History, says group

PETALING JAYA: A retail group says Malaysia’s second quarter (Q2) retail performance has been the worst quarterly result in the history of the nation’s retail industry. Retail Group Malaysia (RGM) described the retail market turning into a “bloodbath” with the implementation of the movement control order (MCO) in mid-March to stem the spread of Covid-19, […]

Wholesale & Retail Trade June 2020

Sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade continued to register double-digit growth of 21.8% in June 2020 as against previous months. Motor Vehicles expanded 78.9% followed by Wholesale Trade, 20.3% and Retail Trade 13% month-on-month. Volume index of Wholesale & Retail Trade registered 121.7 points, with a positive growth of 25.2% as against May 2020. […]



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