Al-Ikhsan Sports Collaborate with Skechers and Introduce Exclusive Range

What a good news for Skechers fans!! Well I am one of those happy fans…

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Al-Ikhsan Sports announced this great news on 15 January during the launched of exclusive footwear collection held at The Curve.

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The wide range of exclusive footwear are available below RM199 in Al-Ikhsan Sports stores. Being known for its variety of affordable, yet high quality sports products. The exclusive collections are all priced affordably so that all Malaysians are able to own their pair of Skechers and start to embark on their journey to achieve healthy lifestyles.

During the launched event, Al-Ikhsan Sports and Skechers launched their January collection, which consists of:

  • 2 variations of sports shoes for men
  • 7 variations for women

All are priced at RM199 and below. The overall collection consists of 28 in different styles and colours to cater to every sports lovers’ needs.

“As the number 1 sports retailer in Malaysia, serving over 15mil sports enthusiasts, our core purpose has always been keeping Malaysia fit and active by making sports affordable for all. This initiative of bringing exclusive Skechers collection below RM199 is in line with our core purpose. Al-Ikhsan Sports has always been endeavoured to work with top global brands to bring extremely affordable and high quality products to Malaysia. Thus, we are really glad to launch this Al-Ikhsan Sports x Skechers collection to all sports lovers in the country.” said Vach Pillutla, the Chief Executive Officer of Al-Ikhsan Sports.

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“Skechers, being a brand that emphasizes quality and comfort, is more than elated to be releasing this exclusive collection with Al-Ikhsan Sports. The business partnership was formed in May 2018 with just 20 doors and from there we have increased to 60 doors by the end of 2019. In the past year alone, we have grown alongside Al-Ikhsan Sports over 350% in sales, an achievement that means over 30 thousand pairs of shoes sold. Thus, we aim to expand our collaborated stores to over 100 doors in 2020, a feat to extend this amazing partnership. We hope that our customers enjoy this exclusive collection with Al-Ikhsan Sports and Skechers aims to continue making quality footwear available for all,” said Zann Lee, Vice President of Skechers Southeast Asia.

With this collaboration, sports lovers are now able to get their hands on Skechers sports shoes, which are renowned for its maximum comfort and high-end quality, at affordable prices. These collections are available exclusively at Al-Ikhsan Sports stores across Peninsular Malaysia.

TONY ROMA’S Is Bringing Back the Fortune Feast Menu

Thank you Tony Roma’s for bringing back these miraculous dishes to celebrate the Lunar New Year 2020!

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The Fortune Feast Menu symbolize the importance of unity and gathering. So, put your diets aside for the Year of the Rat is just around the corner, and enjoy the sumptuous dishes from the Fortune Feast Menu that will get your mouth watering.

Chinese New Year celebration is the time of reunion and thanksgiving, and is only complete with the tossing of the “Yee Sang”, which is a symbol of prosperity, abundance, health and all things auspicious.

Tony Roma’s is providing just that with its TWO variations of Ong Lai Salad:

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Ong Lai Salad with Crispy Salmon Skin (RM38.88 nett)

This is not an ordinary “Yee Sang” as it is made up of special ingredients like fresh radish, zucchini, pineapple, carrot, red cabbage, red capsicum, walnut, fried won tan strips, crumbs and crispy Salmon Skin. In every bite, you will get to taste the crunchiness of the fresh salad and that perfectly crisp salmon skin.

IMG202001051253332. Fortune Salad with Grilled Salmon and Crispy Salmon Skin (RM58.88 nett)

This has all the same salad and crunch, the fresh radish, zucchini, pineapple, carrot, red, cabbage and red capsicum, walnut, fried won tan strips and crumbs, but this crunchy goodness has a little twist. To kick it up a notch, it has both Crispy Salmon Skin and Grilled Salmon.

Both Ong Lai Salad are served with flavourful fortune dressing that will leave you wanting for more. So, wait no more and get that chopsticks ready for a prosperity toss at Tony Roma’s. After the tossing, it is time to indulge in some appetizers and main entrees.

The Fortune Feast Menu provides two specially crafted appetizers:

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Fortune Dip (RM28.88 nett)

-Feel the heat as you dip some Crispy Potato Chips and French Toast into the Rich Chipotle Beef and Beans.

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Trio Happiness (RM68.88 nett)

– Why get one when you can order this trio of Chicken Wings with three different flavours – Red Hot Buffalo Wings, Salted Egg Chicken Wings and Flaming Spicy Chicken Wings.

As for the main entrees, they are always serving some distinctive dishes to satisfy the customers.

There are two delectable main entrees from this festive menu:

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Reunion Meal (RM138.88 nett)

– This combines three all-time favourites on one plate that is perfect for sharing. Everyone will get to taste the juicy meat of the Flame Grilled Lamb Ribs, the tanginess of the half BBQ Chicken and the crunchy spicy half Signature Kickin’ Shrimp.
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Short Ribs with Honey Plum Sauce (RM98.99 nett)

– Tender and seasoned Short Ribs with Honey Plum Sauce. Nothing beats that succulent short ribs drenched in that sweet and sour condiment. This meal is also served with Mashed Potatoes, Fire Roasted Vegetables and French Toast.

Finally, it is time to wash down that full and satisfied stomachs with any of these three choices of refreshing drinks:

  1. Cranberry Colada
  2. Golden Angpow
  3. Pineapple Ong Lai

Priced at RM20.88 nett each, the sweetness and sourness of the drinks complement and balance each other, and are just perfect for any occasions.

As the Chinese New Year is not far off, it is time to get your celebration gear on and head over to any Tony Roma’s across Malaysia to feast on the Fortune Feast Menu, which will be available at any time including weekends and public holidays from 2nd January to 1st March 2020.

For more information about Tony Roma’s, visit www.tonyromas.com.my

 

PG Mall Announced Six New Partner

This Malaysia’s No 1 e-Commerce is dubbed as the fastest growing e-commerce platform in Malaysia and is further expanding its wings by announcing SIX partnerships to the public and its shareholders.

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To enhance PG Mall’s shoppers experience, PG Mall engages and partners with new corporation and partners like:

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  • Air Asia Big Loyalty
  • GrabPay
  • Mydin
  • Singer
  • BookXcess
  • Photobook

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This partnership has been officially announced by the Managing Director of PG Mall, Dato’ Wira Louis Ng with the presence of the partners at a Partnership Signing Ceremony held at PWTC on 28 November 2019.

PG Mall is assured with the joining Air Asia BIG Loyalty, we will be able to reach and connect more potential shoppers from all over the world. Through redeemable points proramme offered by Air Asia BIG Loyalty to the members who purchase in PG Mall, we anticipate that his effort will attract ore shoppers to PG Mall. We believe with this loyalty programme and products available at PG Mall, we are heading towards becoming the leading e-commerce platform.

As for having GrabPay, one of the leading e-wallet service provider in Malaysia, PG Mall shoppers’ will benefit from the variety of payment methods available thus, enable PG Mall to become number one choice among shoppers. Our shoppers’ now can pay seamlessly via GrabPay and earn GrabRewards points with simple shopping cart checkout steps. This collaboration will surely brings PG Mall to another level.

Through collaboration with Mydin, the well known largest hypermarket chain Malaysia, PG Mall shoppers’ will have a variety of choices on consumer goods and groceries adding values to their daily life needs. While Mydin being the leader in physical hypermarket store believe that collaboration with PG Mall will enable them to promote consumer goods such as groceries, babycare and muslim products. PG Mall also believe that with varieties would enable PG Mall shoppers’ to make grocery shopping hustle free as everything will be delivered to their door steps.

In promising to deliver quality products to PG Mall shoppers, we have committed partnerships with Singer Malaysia as our merchant. Singer is best known for its sewing machine as as the demand increase, Singer produces a variety of products to cater the needs of home appliances. Thus, we believe that with the demand by PG Mall shoppers and the product range provided by Singer will enable this partnership to be profitable for both parties.

As for having BookXcess as PG Mall merchant, this will help our shoppers to shop variety collections of book conveniently through online platform instead of brick and mortar shop. On top of that, in order to cultivate the reading campaign awareness implemented by Education of Ministry, having collaboration with BookXcess is a good step ahead for both parties. With the massive discount off all books throughout the year will benefit PG Mall marketing in terms of traffic and conversions.

PG Mall working hard to provide an up-to-date products and services, hence with collaboration with Photobook Malaysia, PG Mall aims to be a leading Malaysia No 1 e-commerce platform. With the establishment since 2005, Photobook has since expanded the operations and deliver a premium quality product, comprehensive range of designs and excellent service to over 150 countries worldwide. PG Mall look this a potential collaboration to develop the business globally.

With the numerous amazing deals offered by PG Mall everyday, our shoppers can purchase incredible items at irresistible prices. PG Mall also has tremendous daily campaign deals-Hot Day Sales is among others offered 3 times a day with the guaranteed lowest price  and massive discounted price. With the ConsuMerchant concept, we want to make your online shopping experiences better than ever by providing cashback up to 3.5% when you refer PG Mall to your friends and family through our remarkable Shop Share and Earn program.

For further info, visit www.pgmall.com or call 03-27333916 to find out more.

SUNWAY PALS Annouced Partnership With Enrich

It is the first strategic partnership between these two organisation ti benefit avid members through points exchange collaboration.

 

 

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Starting from 13 November, the conversion initiative members of both programmes to put their Enrich Miles or Sunway Pals Points for an expanding array of rewards and hence getting more value from their programme. With the collaboration, Enrich members will be able to use their miles at Sunway’s establishments and Sunway Pals members will be able to use their points to redeem for travel and lifestyle rewards.

 

Sunway Group Executive Vice President of President’s Office, Evan Cheah said:

“With the Visit Malaysia Year of 2020 around the corner, inbound and domestic travellers will be able to optimise their reward options exponentially.

Sunway Pals members can now convert their points for Enrich Miles and redeem flights on Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, MASwings, oneworld alliance airlines, partner airlines and for other Enrich lifesyle rewards. Meanwhile Enrich members can convert their miles to Sunway Pals Points and shop at Sunway’s malls with over 1,000 merchants, play in Sunway’s theme parks, stay in Sunway’s hotels and seek health screening in Sunway’s medical centres. The partnership will strengthen loyalty for both Sunway Pals and Enrich members whilst enhancing the overall customer experience”.

According to Malaysia Airlines Group Chief Marketing an Customer Experience Officer, Lau yin May:

“The partnership with Sunway Pals loyalty programme provides our Enrich members more choices in how to spend their accumulated miles beyond travel-based redemptions with the option of shopping at the partner merchants under the Sunway banner.

This partnership also further cements Malaysia Airlines’s larger goal of Fly Malaysia, the campaogn that we aim to share the beauty of Malaysia in its culture, nature and people. Fly Malaysia also aims to promote travel by leveraging on creating a uniquely Malaysia travel experience for the travellers.”

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The launched event event also saw special rewards for new members who signed up for either of the loyalty programmes. Enrich and Sunway will embark on more jint promotions in the future aimed at strengthening customer loyalty whilst enhancing the overall member experience.

GIANT Brings Students On A Journey to National Museum

30 underprivileged students from Sekolah Kebangsaan Jalan Hang Tuah 1 are taken to the National Museum of Malaysia for a tour with the aim to help the younger generations understand the true meaning of independence and the sacrifices involved in the formation of Malaysia.

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Giant has been present in Malaysia for more than 75 years. Regardless of age, race, religion, and social standing, the love for the Giant brand is fondly engraved in the hearts of many Malaysians since childhood.

As one of the oldest retail chains in Malaysia, Giant plays an important role in raising awareness of the importance of unity and instilling an appreciation for the struggle of our nation’s forefathers for independence in the younger generation.

This initiative is aligned with Giant’s mission to contribute to the development of the nation by inspiring Malaysian children with the spirit of patriotism and impressing a sense of national pride in the hearts of the children.

The students were able to witness the extensive collection of artifacts, crafts, and historical monuments being displayed in the museum that portrays Malaysia’s major historical events and cultural activities. It is great to see the children taking pride in the rich history, diversity, and culture of our beloved nation.

In conjunction with this year’s Malaysia Day celebration, Giant Malaysia continues providing bigger variety and greater value to the nation with the selected second item at 50 percent off promotion, happening until 18 September 2019 at all Giant stores throughout Peninsular Malaysia.

Autumn Retreat Brings Laughter and Joy at Sunway Velocity Mall

From 21st August to 13th September, Sunway Velocity Mall held its annual Mid-Autumn Festival campaign, ‘An Autumn Retreat’.

Head over to Sunway Velocity Mall to shop for mooncake from a wide selection of traditional baked mooncakes to snow skin mooncakes and even ice cream mooncakes in over 20 vendors.

The Main Atrium of the mall was fully embellished with yellow and golden hues to resemble the bright, round moon for this festival. The atrium was also furnished with elements of Mid-Autumn such as lanterns and bamboo to replicate the vibe of a traditional Chinese market.

Mr Kevin Tan, COO, (right) and Ms Phang Sau Lian, General Manager, (left) officially launched Sunway Velocity Mall's An Autumn Retreat Campaign on 24th August

This year’s theme was inspired by the simple idea of taking a step back into the past and going back to nature, in a celebration of the full moon accompanied by lanterns, food, and most importantly, loved ones.

In the Chinese culture, Mid- Autumn festival indicates the end to the harvest period and the beginning of the Autumn season. Like in many festivals, we are surrounded by warm company and delicious food.

Thus, Sunway Velocity Mall organised the ‘An Autumn Retreat’ in hopes to bring families and friends together through the many exciting activities and fun workshops as well as various mooncake vendors that are gathered for this campaign.

Undoubtedly, mooncakes are a significant element during this festival. The round shape of the mooncake represents unity and family reunion and characters like ‘longevity’ and ‘happiness’ are imprinted on the top of the mooncake. From the selection of traditional baked mooncakes to snow skin mooncakes and even ice cream mooncakes, there are endless options to choose from. Making it fun and easy for shoppers, shoppers can find an array of mooncakes at the many booths available at Sunway Velocity Mall to shop from like Grand Imperial, Overseas, Pullman Hotel, Haagen Daaz, Tai Thong, and Inside Scoop. Not only that, there’s also a wide range of halal mooncakes too!

While shoppers shop for mooncakes at the mall, they can also shop for lanterns, desserts, and more at the mall to complete their Mid-Autumn celebration with their loved ones. Apart from the 20 mooncake vendors located at the Main Atrium and at Basement 1 level, shoppers can also find a variety of mooncakes at different outlets in the mall such as Dragon-i, Canton Kitchen, Tea Garden, Purple Cane, Bread Story, Esquire Kitchen, Nyonya Leaf and more!

As families comes together to shop for this reunion festival, shoppers also get to redeem prizes from two prize tiers when they shop at the mall from 21st August to 13th September 2019. Shoppers who a spend a minimum of RM 600 in four (4) receipts or RM 500 for HSBC Credit Cardholders can redeem an exclusive Tea Set. For shoppers who spend RM 2,000 over five (5) receipts, or RM 1,900 for HSBC Credit Cardholders will be able to redeem a classic Cosas United Luggage bag. In collaboration with Astro, shoppers who spend RM100 in a maximum of two (2) receipts in the mall will get to participate in Astro’s Spin & Win to win exclusive prizes from Asto.

Apart from the starling redemption prizes, during the ‘An Autumn Retreat’ campaign, Sunway Velocity Mall has organized many performances and workshops for kids. The workshops and performances were not only fun and engaging for the whole family, like the Mooncake Making Workshop, paper flower workshops, WuShu performances, Chinese diabolo, and Chinese Orchestra, but they are also embedded with Chinese cultural elements that kids can learn as they have fun while adults can reminisce the good times and share them with their kids.

On top of that, Sunway Velocity Mall also organised Mooncake Eating Contests to bring good food and hearty laughter to the mall. Sunway Velocity Mall’s “An Autumn Retreat” brought an abundance of joy and laughter to the community as they gather with friends and family in preparation for this annual festival. Sunway Velocity Mall strives to create memorable experiences for the community though innovative and unique touch-points during the festive season. From starling redemption prizes to fun and exciting activities, plus beautiful and Instagram-worthy decorations in the mall, make sure you visit Sunway Velocity Mall for your “Autumn Retreat.”

For Media Enquiries, please contact:
Mrs Nur Farina Diana Johar Ms Everlyn Kee
Senior Executive – Marketing Executive – Marketing
Sunway Velocity Malls Sunway Velocity Malls
DID: 03-2786 3987 DID: 03-2786 3983
Fax: 03-2786 3939 Fax: 03-2786 3939
Email: nurfarina@sunway.com.my Email: keemw@sunway.com.my

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Kids Go Cashless at KidZania With T&G Ewallet

This is a good initiative as it can promote financial literacy among Malaysian kids 

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The initiative happens following the latest partnership with TNG Digital Sdn Bhd, making it the first of its kind among its KidZania franchise.

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The Touch and Go Apps will exclusively downloadable only when in KidZania Kuala Lumpur, the kids will be able to trade in KidZos (the KidZania currency) using their own mobile phones or for those without one, a phone loan is made available for their transaction within the award-winning edutainment centre.

Kids will learn about financial literacy through spending their hard-earned KidZos via the mobile application or just by tapping at contactless payment terminals located throughout KidZania Kuala Lumpur.

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“The app enables kids to check their balances online which would make them start thinking about saving and to be more financial-savvy. This is indeed a milestone for us as a role-playing indoor theme park in line with our motto of ‘Learn Life Today’. Helping kids understand financial aspects of earning a living is a key component of what we do here,” said Shahrul Nizar Ahmad, Mayor of KidZania Kuala Lumpur.

He said experts have suggested that financial literacy should be imparted to children as young as kindergarteners, citing preschools in England and Wales, where children are taught to use money, save and donate, which promotes responsible living.

Shahrul Nizar said although Malaysians are more attentive towards financial education and financial planning, the financial literacy gap in the country is acutely pronounced with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reporting Malaysia ranked 20th out of 31 countries tested on financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviour.

“This is across the general Malaysian population, what more among the young and children. Thus, what we’re doing here at KidZania Kuala Lumpur together with TNG Digital Sdn Bhd is crucial to inspire positive change among our young Malaysians!

“As the Malay proverb goes ‘Melentur buluh, biarlah dari rebung’, which means if we must nurture and mould someone, it is best to begin while they are still young”.

Its newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer Ignatius Ong, who was the guest of honour at the event said,

“Children in today’s world live in a technology-first environment, with some as young as 10 years owning and proficient with smartphones. As a cashless champion, we want to encourage all Malaysians – whether young or old – to embrace technology and consider going cashless. Through this partnership with KidZania, we are empowering the younger generation to learn about technology as well as financial education in a safe and controlled environment.”

“The younger generation can also act as cashless ambassadors, educating their parents who may be resistant to hop onto the cashless bandwagon on the benefits where convenience at one’s fingertips is key to a cashless lifestyle,” said Ignatius Ong.

With the Touch ‘n Go eWallet, get ahead at KidZania Kuala Lumpur with speedy entrance via the #terusgo lane at the ticketing counter. What’s more, visitors can enjoy 35% off tickets and 10% off merchandise when they use their Touch ‘n Go eWallet!

KidZania Kuala Lumpur is a 80,000 sq feet, kid-sized City offering children the opportunity to try their hands at 100 professions through role playing activities spread across 60 various establishments. Through this experiential journey, children learn to adopt positive behaviours that will help to groom them to handle the demands and challenges of everyday life.