Dear MRA Members, For Malaysia and the world, the past few weeks have been unprecedented, as we see the global toll COVID-19 has taken. For the retail industry, the disruption has been profound. Retail businesses were experiencing the stress of the unknown and upheaval in their business, work and personal lives, as you also worry […]
For the first quarter of 2020, the volume index increased by 1.5% to 127.5 points as compared to the same period in 2019. Wholesale Trade was the key performer by registering 2.5%. As for seasonally adjusted volume index, it declined to -3.8% as against to fourth quarter of 2019.
Sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade recorded RM103.2 billion in March 2020, decreased -5.7% as compared with the same period last year. Motor Vehicles posted -15.3% followed by Retail Trade and Wholesale Trade of -6.6% and -2.7% respectively. Volume index of Wholesale & Retail Trade registered 120.1 points, also recorded negative growth of 6.1% […]
The sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade grew +5.3% to record RM109.0 billion in February 2020 compared with the same month last year. Retail Trade outperformed the other sub-sector with 6.3% growth. Volume index of Wholesale & Retail Trade increased +5.4% to 127.9 points as against the same month a year ago. The increment […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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