Imagine the alarm clock ringing on a typical Monday morning, except this time the curtains draw themselves back, the bathroom lights switch on automatically and you smell fresh coffee brewing.
Property owners and home decor enthusiasts can look forward to a massive home retail experience with the setting up of a RM60 million flagship store by a renowned home improvement company from Thailand.
Local furniture retailer, Hauslife Furniture Sdn Bhd (Hauslife) has been appointed as the master licensee and operator of Ashley Furniture HomeStore in Malaysia.
On 29th November 2014, Thailand’s largest home furnishing and decorative brand store marks its entry into the Malaysian market with the official launch of its first store at the newly-opened IOI City Mall in Putrajaya.
The IKEA-like store will feature infinite ideas and modern design inspiration of home decorative items, home furnishings and fittings. It will also feature top quality products, home solution services, sophisticated kitchen as well as home accessories such as glassware, tableware, cooking ware, home organisation, outdoor accessories, bed and bath and home textiles.
The Malaysian establishment is a 70:30 joint venture between AEON Co. (M) Bhd and Index Living Mall Company Limited of Thailand.
This also marks AEON’s first furniture outlet in the country. The Malaysian outfit of Japan’s largest retailer remained the country’s single largest owner, manager and operator of shopping centres.