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

Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) Announcement

Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) has introduced two (2) additional initiatives from 6 to 8 initiatives for the year 2023 where these initiatives introduced are to help and lighten the company’s burden and finances. Information about this initiative is in the attached attachment. Click here to download

MRA 1-Day Retail Conference – Retail Forward on 22 June 2022 at KLCC

Come join MRA 1-Day Retail Conference – Retail Forward on 22 June 2022 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Plenary Theatre, Level 3. This Retail Conference will be an electrifying platform that brings together industry players to share their challenges faced during the Covid-19 pandemics and how they survive at this unprecedented time which has propelled […]

Wholesale & Retail Trade April 2022

  Sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade hit RM128.0 billion in April 2022, registering 15.2 per cent growth year-on-year. The increase was attributed to Retail Trade, Wholesale Trade and Motor Vehicles of 20.9 per cent, 11.5 per cent and 11.3 per cent, respectively.   Interns of volume index, Wholesale & Retail Trade registered a […]

Volume Index of Wholesale & Retail Trade First Quarter 2022

The volume index of Wholesale & Retail Trade increased by 3.9 per cent as compared to the same quarter last year. This increase was attributed to the Motor Vehicles sub-sector with 8.8 per cent growth. This was followed by Retail Trade and Wholesale Trade at 5.1 per cent and 1.2 per cent, respectively. Within the […]

Wholesale & Retail Trade January 2021

Sales value of Wholesale & Retail Trade recorded RM111.7 billion in January 2021, registering -2.7 per cent contraction year-on-year. The contraction was due to Motor Vehicles which slipped -13.8 per cent. Similarly, Retail Trade and Wholesale Trade also dropped -2.5 per cent and -0.4 per cent respectively.

Interview With Mr Shafie Shamsuddin, Deputy President of Malaysia Retailers Association

Interview With Mr Shafie Shamsuddin, Deputy President of Malaysia Retailers Association - The New Norm In The Retail Industry | Money Matters 13 February 2020



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