KUALA LUMPUR, 8 AUGUST 2022 – Malaysia’s largest home improvement retailer, MR D.I.Y. Group (M) Berhad [MR D.I.Y. Group – MR D.I.Y., MR. DOLLAR and MR.TOY] now has 1,000 stores nationwide! The retailer is celebrating the milestone by offering Malaysians great deals on its wide range of products across its three brands at ‘Always Low Prices’.
Announcing the celebration, MR D.I.Y. Group Head of Marketing, Alex Goh said, “This is a red-letter day for MR D.I.Y. and one that we are immensely proud of. We opened our first store in Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman in 2005, and we never imagined then that we would one day be present in 1,000 locations nationwide, delivering on our promise of “Always Low Prices” and with a breadth of brands – MR. D.I.Y., MR. DOLLAR and MR. TOY. This milestone would not have been achieved without the dedication of our 13,000 employees nationwide, the strong relationships with our business partners, and the loyal support of Malaysians; we owe our success to all of you.”
MR D.I.Y. Group’s journey to becoming a Malaysian retail icon began 17 years ago with the opening of a traditional hardware store in Kuala Lumpur’s famed shopping district. Over the years, the Group’s commitment to delivering value and quality made it a popular choice for discerning shoppers, leading to its steady expansion both in terms of its presence and range of products.
Fast forward to 2022, the retailer now carries more than 18,000 product items [SKUs] in its stores and online on its e-commerce platform. It has also expanded its stable of brands, which today include MR. D.I.Y, MR. DOLLAR, and MR. TOY, all dedicated to making a difference to the lives of Malaysians by ensuring they have easy access to their everyday essentials.
Commenting on MR D.I.Y. Group’s future plans, Goh said, “We don’t plan to rest on our laurels. To us, this milestone is an inspiration to keep growing and to keep innovating. We will continue to serve our customers’ needs by bringing them relevant and useful products at great value, in innovative store formats, in convenient locations. We also commit to keep things interesting by introducing interesting experiences, as well as exciting promotions and partnerships. And we will reach out to more Malaysians; staying on track with our plans to open 180 more stores in 2022.”
In addition to reaching this 1000-store milestone, MR D.I.Y. Group has also commandeered a number of major accolades over its 17-year journey, including being inducted into the FTSE4Good Index, being recognised as Malaysia’s Brand of the Year for four consecutive years, the Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award for the Home Improvement Retail/Company of the Year Award 2020 & 2021, Deloitte Malaysia Best Managed Companies Awards 2021 and Putra Brand Awards – Gold Award 2021 in Retail Category.
In conjunction with this milestone, the retailer is offering discounts of up to 40 per cent on more than 60 products at MR. D.I.Y., and great deals for F&B goods and toys at MR. DOLLAR and MR. TOY stores respectively from 1 until 31 August 2022. And as part of its commitment to ensuring Malaysians stay safe, MR D.I.Y is offering medical face masks at just RM8 for a box of 50 pcs as part of its 1000 Stores Celebration, available at MR. D.I.Y., MR. DOLLAR, and MR. TOY stores nationwide.