Furniture, Hardware, Grocery and Appliance Shopping in Malaysia

Malaysian chain stores that supply the basic furniture, home furnishings (curtains, carpets, cushions) white goods and electrical appliances (fridges, stoves, kettles, washing machines and tumble dryers, dishwashers, TVs and computers) for your home...

Typical shop opening hours in Malaysia are between 09:30-19:00, although many supermarkets and department stores are open until 22:00. Some larger shops are open on Sundays.

Below is a guide to where to shop, including advice on supermarkets and department stores, where to buy home and office furniture, DIY goods and electrical appliances.

The Yellow Pages or a store's own website provides information about the closest branch.

Supermarkets

  • Carrefour has stores around the country selling a comprehensive range of groceries They offer products labelled under their own brand and there are regular promotions
  • Giant is a major chain of supermarkets in Malaysia. They sell a full range of groceries and health and beauty products They offer a number of brands including a "No Frills" range which includes many everyday essentials
  • Mydin is one of the largest shopping chains in Malaysia. Their stores sell a comprehensive range of groceries as well as clothes, toys, electrical goods and stationery. Many stores include a fresh bakery and delicatessen. Mydin operates a range of stores from large hypermarkets to local convenience stores
  • Tesco sells groceries, clothing and electronic goods. They offer a number of brands including their own Value brand as well as a Clubcard saving scheme, and there are regular promotions

Department Stores

  • Metrojaya department stores can be found throughout Malaysia. They sell clothing, accessories, cosmetics and perfumes, as well as having home departments which stock household and garden items. The Metrojaya card gives the holder a number of discounts and offers on their products
  • Parksons sells clothing and accessories as well as household goods. They stock a number of designer labels and top-end lines. They have a number of benefit cards which give the holder access to offers and discounts throughout the store
  • Robinsons is a large department store in Kuala Lumpur. It sells fashion, beauty and lifestyle products

Furniture Stores

  • Courts is the largest furniture and electronics retailer in Malaysia with 56 stores around the country. Stores stock both contemporary and traditional furniture lines
  • IKEA has a store in Damansara which sells furniture and textiles for the home as well as cooking and lighting equipment
  • Macy is a major home furnishing chain selling furniture, accessories and fabrics for the home. They also offer interior consultancy and professional tailoring services. Their own brand furniture is very affordable
  • SSF sells furniture, curtains, carpets, lighting and kitchenware in its stores throughout Malaysia

Electronic and Appliance Stores

  • Courts is the largest electronics and furniture retailer in Malaysia. Their 56 stores stock appliances from all the major international brands. They sell all household appliances and home office equipment
  • HLK is a chain of household appliance stores found throughout Malaysia. It sells both small and large electrical goods for the home
  • Senheng is a chain of electrical stores selling home appliances, computers, televisions, phones and office appliances

DIY and Hardware Stores

  • TCH is a Malaysian online hardware shop based in Miri, Sarawak. They deliver throughout the country and have an online tracking facility, which allows customers to follow the progress of their order. They sell a comprehensive range of DIY and hardware products including tools, machinery, paint, safety products and electrical and lighting goods
  • Touch DIY is a popular Malaysian online shop which sells a variety of DIY and hardware products

Office Supplies and Stationery

  • Bristol is a Malaysian online retailer of office furniture including chairs, desks, meeting tables and storage systems
  • CBE is a major supplier of office stationery based in Kuala Lumpur
  • Delta sells a comprehensive range of office furniture and accessories and offer design and renovation services. They have stores throughout the country