OUR STORY

Who We Are

myNEWS.com is a convenience retail chain store located in Malaysia. Since its inception in 1997, myNEWS.com has evolved from a single newsstand to the largest homegrown retail convenience store chain in Malaysia.

Founded by Dang Tai Luk, its first flagship store opened on 25 December 1996. As of June 2018, myNEWS has more than 410 outlets, the majority of them are located in the urban areas of Peninsular Malaysia. It is currently serving over 2.5 million customers monthly and has more than 1000 employees.

ABOUT MYNEWS HOLDINGS BERHAD

In our 21 years as the parent company, our group has evolved from a single traditional newsstand to being one of the largest pioneers of homegrown press and retail convenience chain in Malaysia, bringing premium press and convenience shopping to our customers through our open and inviting outlet concept.

Spanning more than 410 outlets nationwide, we operate under brands such as myNEWS.com, newsplus, MAGBIT, THE FRONT PAGE, as well as WHSmith, which is operated under our equal joint venture with WHSmith Travel, one of UK’s leading retailers. What’s more, we are also involved in the operation of WHSmith news and book retailing stores in airports throughout Malaysia, and run a food and beverage outlet named Bison Café.

MILESTONES

Our History

  • Opened Our First Store

    1st outlet - MAGBIT

  • myNEWS.com

    1st contemporary press and convenience retail outlet - myNEWS.com

  • Opened 10th outlet

  • Opened 100th outlet

  • Awarded SME Most Promising Brand

    “The Most Promising Brand” and “Best Brands in Retail - Press Retailer” by The Brand Laureate SMEs Best Brands Award

  • Award

    CEO, Dang Tai Luk was recognised with the Silver Award, Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 by The Star Outstanding Business Awards

  • Launched WHSmith Malaysia

    Equal joint venture with WH Smith Travel Limited to set up and operate “WH Smith” outlets within Malaysian international airports

    Opened 150th outlet

  • SME 100 Awards

    Received the SME 100 Awards - Malaysia’s Fast Moving Companies for 5 consecutive years (2009-2013)

    WH Smith Malaysia awarded with the Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Brand Concept at KLIA2

  • Opened 200th outlet

    Awarded Top 10 Ranking in the SME100 Malaysia’s Fast Moving Companies Awards

  • Award

    Received the Retail Excellence Award under Sin Chew Business Excellence Awards 2015

  • Opened 300th outlet

    Listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia

    Licensed 2 stores in Myanmar

    Registered as Franchisor of myNEWS.com brand

  • Collaboration with Gourmet Kineya Co. Ltd and Ryoyu Baking Co. Ltd to produce Ready-To-Eat food

    Acquired new corporate office at Kota Damansara

    Received the Investor Relations Award 2017 for Best IR for an IPO in 2016 from the Malaysian Investor Relations Association

  • Launched myNEWS Loyalty Programme nationwide.

    myNEWS Headquarters relocated to Kota Damansara on 18th May 2018.