Rotiboy

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Rotiboy Bakeshoppe Sdn Bhd
Industry Bakery
Founded April 1998; 18 years ago (1998-04) in Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia
Founder Hiro Tan[1]
Headquarters Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Products Bread, cakes and buns
Owner Rotiboy Bakeshoppe Sdn Bhd
Slogan one is never enough... buns to die for!
Website www.rotiboy.com

Rotiboy is a Malaysian bakery chain based in Kuala Lumpur owned by Rotiboy Bakeshoppe Sdn Bhd. The company has more than 100 outlets in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, South Korea, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as well planning to enter China market.[2]

History[edit]

The company was founded in April 1998 in Bukit Mertajam, Penang,[3][4] with the name was generated by accident when the founder's brother calling his nephew, "naughty-boy" which sounds like "Rotiboy".[3] In 2002, the company migrated to Wisma Central, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur. Rotiboy successfully expanded in Klang Valley.[3]

International expansion[edit]

In May 2004, Rotiboy International Pte Ltd was established in Singapore. Between 2004 and 2007, Rotiboy has expanded its operations to Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and South Korea.[3] In 2012, Rotiboy opens its stores in United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hiro Tan: Executive Profile & Biography". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 16 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Rotiboy to start production facility in China this year". Bernama. KiniBiz. 13 June 2013. Archived from the original on 2 April 2016. Retrieved 16 October 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Company Profile" (PDF). Malaysian Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Taipei. 10 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2016. Retrieved 16 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Mek Zhin (2 November 2015). "Boy, it’s been a ride". The Star. Retrieved 1 April 2016. 

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