MR.D.I.Y. celebrates 100th Store in Thailand

General Press Releases Friday August 10, 2018 13:12
Bangkok--10 Aug--MR.D.I.Y.

Recently MR.D.I.Y., the largest home improvement retailer from Malaysia announced the debut of its 100th store launching in Thailand which is located at Tesco Lotus Plus Mall, BangYai. The honored guests, business partners and media guests from variety publications together celebrated an official grand opening on 25th July, 2018.

MR.D.I.Y. was founded in Malaysia in 2548 and expanded to Thailand in 2559. Presently, there are 29 MR.D.I.Y. stores located at Tesco Lotus, employs 8000 employee and serves more than 128 million customers per year. MR.D.I.Y. stores carries more than 20,000 types of products across 9 departments - Hardware, household, electrical, car accessories, toys, stationery, gifts, sports, jewellery & cosmetics. Their tagline Always Low Prices, to promote their brand value of affordable pricing, has been successful in garnering 128 mil customer per annum, which continues to increase by leap and bounds.

Aside from business expansion to reply to high potential in Thailand, MR.D.I.Y. also pays great attention for the overall and general impact that the company has on Thai society through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and charity. In the past, the donations were made to needy schools in the wilderness, helping boat sinking victims in Phuket, donating flashlight and batteries to the rescue team to help the boys out of the Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai. The other CSR and charities are committed to continue in the future.

MR.D.I.Y. Information

MR.D.I.Y. is a home-grown enterprise with over 550 stores throughout Thailand and Asia-Pacific. Most MR.D.I.Y. stores encompass about 930 square meters of retail space, providing a comfortable and wholesome family shopping experience. MR.D.I.Y. serves more than 128 million customers yearly at all their stores throughout Malaysia. MR.D.I.Y targets to expand an additional 80 stores in Thailand by end of 2561, the firm targets to serve up to 25 million customers in 2561.

All MR.D.I.Y. stores are managed directly and they work in collaboration with large retailers and mall owners, operating as a mini anchor tenant in their respective location. The company's vision is to become the largest home improvement retailer in Asia-Pacific and strives to always put customers first by operating an innovative business that is flexible when it comes to a wide range of product variety, good quality and value-for-money prices; holding true to the company motto of "ALWAYS LOW PRICES".

(In the picture: Ms. Titanan Sun, Managing Director of MR.D.I.Y. Thailand (7th from right) with honored executives and VIP guests led by the management team from Tesco Lotus; Mr.Prakrom Keeratavanithsathain, Mall Operations Director, Ek-Chai Distribution System Co.,Ltd. (3rd from left ), Mr. Prinya Kittikarunchit, Senior Leasing Manager, Ek-Chai Distribution System Co.,Ltd. (2nd from right) as well as Ms. Ann Chong International Procurement Director of MR.D.I.Y. Malaysia (6th from right), Mr. Andy Chin Head of Marketing of MR.D.I.Y. Malaysia (1st from right) and Ms. Narintiya Saowanee, Marketing Manager of MR.D.I.Y. Thailand (2nd from left); together presided over the 100th store grand opening celebration at Tesco Lotus Plus Mall, BangYai.


Latest Press Release

TCEB pushes Thailand as a hub for modern agriculture by playing host to Asias leading agricultural trade fairs

Thailand set to host two major agricultural business events which feature smart technologies during 22-24 August 2018. Attracted by Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB, these events will underscore the country's...

GLORY World Champion Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao Presents Title Belt to Royal Thai Navy Rescue Team

Buriram's own Petchpanomrung Kiatmookao, more commonly referred to as "Petch," won a prestigious world title last month, defeating American karate fighter and former champion Kevin VanNostrand at GLORY 55 in New York City. Now serving as interim...

Spring Food-Lovers Guide to Lucca Tuscany

A veritable feast for the senses, here is the ultimate guide to eat, drink, shop and know your way around charming Lucca. While Tuscany's Florence, Pisa or Siena may have masses of admirers, food-lovers shouldn't discount the culinary charm of historical...

Changchun agricultural fair leads rural revitalization in China

The 17th China Changchun International Agriculture and Food Fair (CCIAFF Expo) opened in northeast China's Changchun city on Aug. 17. The 10-day event, which aims to showcase China's rural revitalization strategy, includes an exhibition and a forum...

Enjoy Hokkaido Salmon on the Menu at Elements

Inspired by the famous Michelin two-star restaurant Ciel Bleu (translated as blue sky or blue heaven) at the Hotel Okura Amsterdam, which is helmed by Executive Chef Onno Kokmeijer, the talented culinary team at Elements, The Okura Prestige Bangkok's...

Related Topics