Metrojaya

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Metrojaya Berhad
Industry Retail
Founded September 1976
Headquarters 3rd Floor Menara PMI, 2 Jalan Changkat Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Number of locations
5 department stores
70 specialty stores
1 hypermarket store
Products Clothing
Divisions Cape Cod, East India Company, Emanuelle, Laura Ashley, Living Quarters, Passages, Reject Shop, Somerset Bay, Zona
Website www.metrojaya.com.my

Metrojaya is a popular retail company in Malaysia which offers items at a medium-to-high rate. The company opened its first store at Pertama Complex, Kuala Lumpur in September 1976 with a retail space of 18,305 sq ft (1,705 sq metres).[1] Metrojaya's latest outlet, in Berjaya Times Square closed in December 2009 after only three years of operation. Metrojaya currently has five outlets in Peninsular Malaysia namely Mid Valley Megamall, Plaza Pelangi, Island Plaza, Bukit Bintang Plaza and The Curve, Mutiara Damansara.

The Metrojaya group currently operates a chain of five department stores and more than 70 specialty stores that occupy over one million square feet of floor space, including Cape Cod, East India Company, Living Quarters, Reject Shop and Somerset Bay.

Retail operations[edit]

The company is principally involved in operating departmental stores and investment holding whilst its subsidiary companies are principally involved in property holding, investment holding as well as the operating of specialty stores and general merchandising stores. Metrojaya department stores offer a wide range of merchandise that cater to the needs and tastes of middle and high income groups. The group operates five department stores, one hypermarket store under the Cosmart name at the Bukit Jambul Complex in Penang and one "MJ by Metrojaya" Fashion Concept Store at The Curve in Mutiara Damansara.

The retail operations can be broadly classified as:

  • Ladies Department (includes apparel and accessories);
  • Gents Department (includes apparel and accessories);
  • Juniors Department (for teens and young adults);
  • Children Department;
  • Homes Department (includes kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, garden);
  • Cosmetics and Fragrances.

Department Stores[edit]

West Malaysia
East Malaysia
  • Suria Sabah, Kota Kinabalu (125,000 sq ft)
  • CityOne Megamall, Kuching (130,000 sq ft ) - The largest Metrojaya store in East Malaysia and the 3rd largest Metrojaya Store throughout Malaysia.

MJ Outlet[edit]

West Malaysia
  • Brem Mall, Kepong (46,000 sq ft)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate and Business History". Retrieved 31 October 2012.