A Report On Popular Holdings

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POPULAR Holdings is a Singapore-based business, which are publishes, distributes, and retail books either for the educational or general fiction market almost around the world, for instance Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong. It has subsidiaries in countries such as Canada, Republic of China, Malaysia and Singapore. At first, Mr. Chou Sing Chu in North Bridge Road is much concerning on retailing Chinese books and stationery. As being a founder, he has set up the first POPULAR bookstore in the year of 1936. The first POPULAR outlet in Malaysia opened in Kuala Lumpur in year 1984. Then, it expanded throughout the Peninsular Malaysia and ultimately goes to East Malaysia in 1996. One year later in May 1997, Popular Holdings was incorporated in Singapore as a private company under the name of Popular Holdings Pte Ltd. The Company was listed on the main board of The Singapore Exchange and accordingly transformed its new name to the Popular Holdings Limited. Besides that, POPULAR also being the leading bookstore chain in Southeast Asia and its core business is retail business. It has a wide-ranging retail network, and currently the operations of bookstore are nearly around 156 outlets, which are located throughout Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. The POPULAR Bookstore is a one-stop retail hub that are providing a comprehensive range of merchandise which are consist of music, books, multimedia, audio-visual products and stationery. Currently, it has a successfully establish of
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