MUI Group to invest RM10m in The Benjamin Barker Group

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan United Industries Bhd (MUI) plans to invest more than RM10 million into The Benjamin Barker Group and retail the menswear label in Malaysia. “MUI Group plans to take up a minority stake in the company that owns the Benjamin Barker menswear label,” said MUI chairman and chief executive officer Andrew Khoo Boo…

AWANI Review: MUI Group – Staying in Fashion

The wheels are turning at MUI Group which owns brands like Laura Ashley, Metrojaya and Corus Hotel. Second-generation CEO and Executive Chairman Andrew Khoo has set out a transformation plan to bring MUI’s relevance back to the market after years of languishing performance. Among others, MUI is making rapid expansion into China and Australia through…

Metrojaya revamps retail offerings

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan United Industries Bhd’s (MUI) 98.21 per cent-owned indirect subsidiary Metrojaya Departmental Stores Sdn Bhd is revamping its retail offerings. MUI wants to introduce new retail formats and brands targeting different consumer demographic profiles. Executive chairman and chief executive officer Andrew Khoo Boo Yeow said the focus was on experiential retailing, engaging shoppers…

Andrew Khoo, On The 3 Steps To Bring New Ideas To The Table

Being exposed to ventures outside the family business has its own perks. Here’s how the new executive chairman of Malayan United Industries (MUI) Andrew Khoo thrives by roping in fresh perspectives to the company. Stepping into his father’s shoes as the executive chairman of Malayan United Industries is a monumental task, but Andrew Khoo is…

Refurbished Corus Hotel ready to serve guests better

Refurbished Corus Hotel ready to serve guests better #BernamaNews : Being a pioneer in the hotel industry back since 1980, Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur the first hotel built along Jalan Ampang, marks its 34 years of operation, since a rebranding exercise in 2001. To celebrate that prestigious achievement, the hotel had refurbished the Executive Floor…

MUI plans for RM440m TOD in Bandar Springhill, Seremban

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan United Industries Bhd (MUI) has set plans to develop an integrated transit-oriented development (TOD) in Bandar Springhill in Seremban with a gross development value of RM440 million. With 1,084 acres of landbank in Bandar Springhill, the company expects between 10 per cent and 15 per cent capital appreciation for the TOD, supported…