So many malls, so few shoppers


Noel Achariam

JULIAN Oh, 40, used to be a mall regular. The marketing consultant visited Subang Parade, a suburban mall, every week for groceries but in the past few months, the trips have been reduced to once a fortnight.

For Oh, the rationale is simple. “I have cut my spending because petrol prices, my mortgage and grocery bills have gone up significantly.”


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Comments


  • Good or bad times, there are simply far too many bloody malls.

    Posted 3 years ago by Jimmy wong

  • Call me old fashioned but I really do prefer the high-street shops, the neighbourhood mom and pop's grocery store and I find more charm in the Pasar Malam. Oh, I forgot I don't do labels and I'm poor.

    Posted 3 years ago by U-Chen Oh

  • AEON will closing

    Posted 3 years ago by Muhammad Sha'ani Abdullah

    • AEON doesn't lift up to the competition.

      Posted 3 years ago by George Teh

  • I don't even go to more than 20 malls for the past 10 years. Let alone 200+ malls. Everyday visit one mall it would take almost a year to complete visit all malls in Klang valley.

    Posted 3 years ago by George Teh