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Lulu Opens Its 174th Branch Globally and Its Second Hypermarket in Malaysia

Last Monday, I was invited to the grand inauguration of Lulu Hypermarket in 1 Shamelin Mall. Lulu Group, one of the largest retail operators in the Middle East & North African (MENA) region has further consolidated its presence in the Far East by opening its second hypermarket in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. If you are around that area, you should go and check out some of the cheap bargains offered by Lulu Hypermarket!



YB Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution bin Ismail, Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs of
Malaysia officially inaugurated the Hypermarket in the presence of Ambassadors of various countries, prominent local businessmen and other dignitaries.


The new Hypermarket which is also Lulu’s 174th globally is strategically located at 1 Shamelin Mall in the Cheras district of capital Kuala Lumpur. The sprawling 80,000 square feet hypermarket has been designed using the latest retail space concepts and most modern technology for ease of shopping and will serve the residents of Cheras and its nearby areas for their daily shopping needs.



After the inauguration, Trade Minister and other dignitaries were led on a guided tour of the hypermarket by Yusuff Ali, Chairman of Lulu Group who briefed them about the various sections, unique features and amenities of the latest hypermarket.


The hypermarket has dedicated sections for grocery, dairy products, fish and seafood, fruit and
vegetables, meat and poultry, dry goods, fashion garments, electronics, lT, stationery, sports, footwear, luggage among others.


Just look at the crowd busy shopping at Lulu Hypermarket on the first day of its opening.


A major highlight of the newly opened store is that it has an exclusive store-in-store for all “free from” food range that offer extensive imported line of Gluten-free, Organic, Sugar free. no-additives, nopreservatives and other specialty food from around the world. As always Lulu hypermarket provides the widest range of quality and value-for-money products all under one roof.


A wide variety of seafood selection available at Lulu Hypermarket


Yusuff Ali MA, Chairman of Lulu Group said “as declared during the inauguration of our first Hypermarket in Malaysia, we are firm on our expansion plans in Malaysia and are committed to launching four new hypermarkets in different parts of Malaysia before and of 2020. This includes projects in Setia City Mall, Bangi Gateway, Bachang (Malacca) & Johor Bahru.”


The roastery is one of my favorite section at Lulu Hypermarket.


Yusuff Ali MA further added that ‘we are also exploring other markets In Malaysia and expect to create more than 5.000 Job opportunities to the Malaysian workforce’. Lulu Malaysia currently employs more than 300 Malaysians in their two hypermarkets in Malaysia.


Yusuffali further stated that “Lulu Hypermarkets support local Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) to grow together by providing display spaces inside the hypermarkets which Will be a good platform for local companies to expand their business & also export their products to the Gulf countries.


Presently, there are more than 100 local companies associated with Lulu Malaysia.
‘ln 2018. we exported Malaysian products such as fruits and vegetables. footwear, SME products, food. furniture worth US$ 10 million to our hypermarkets around the world and in 2019 20, we expect this grow to US$ 15 million”. added Yusuffali.


Also present during the inauguration ceremony were Saife Rupawaia, CEO, Ashraf All MA. Executive Director, Salim MA, Director and other top Lulu officials. Lulu Group plans to open another four hypermarkets by 2020 and that is definitely a good news for all shoppers! :)



For more information and latest update on Lulu Hypermarket, you can check them out on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LuLuHypermarketKL/.

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8 comments :

  1. I think I might get lost in this place!

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  2. Lulu? For a while I thought you were talking about the nyonya kueh Lulu. Oooo...I love those kuehs!

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    1. I am not familiar with the kueh but I like to shop at this LuLu Hypermarket. Hahaha

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  3. More competition is always better, looks like they have a good selection of cheese :D

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    1. Yeah.... It all comes down to who got the lowest price with the most/freshest selections! :D

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  4. I always like to stroll around supermarkets to check out the wide variety of products and groceries, but I have yet visit any Lulu Hypermarket >_<

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    1. Then you better check them out soon. I heard they have some new promo now! :D

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