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AEON SHORT FILM COMPETITION WINNERS’ STORY BROUGHT TO LIVE IN A LOCAL FILM

Petaling Jaya, 11 Sept 2014 – Malaysia’s leading retailer, AEON CO. (M) BHD announced the top three winners of a short film competition themed - ‘Share Your Favorites Moment with AEON’, which was held between 28th April – 13th June 2014. The competition was organized in conjunction with AEON’s 30th Anniversary Celebration and also to provide an avenue for customers to share their nostalgic stories with AEON.

The first prize, AEON shopping vouchers worth RM9,000 for 30 months, was won by Adriana Binti Adam from Johor. Her story was simply heartwarming and compelling, whereby she almost delivered her 3rd child while shopping at AEON Tebrau City. “Thanks to AEON’s staff speedy response and alertness, I made it in time to the hospital close by and delivered a very healthy baby boy” said Adriana.

Second prize winner, Sakila Binti Mohd Yahya who is also from Johor, met her husband for the first time at AEON Melaka on a blind date. “It was love at first sight,” said Sakila who walked away with RM6,000 AEON shopping vouchers for 20 months.

Rohila Binti Hamid from Kedah was the third prize winner, and walked home with RM3,000 AEON shopping vouchers for 10 months. Besides the top three winners, to mark AEON’s 30th Anniversary Celebration this year, 27 participants have also received AEON shopping vouchers worth up to RM8,100.

“Our philosophy is enriching lives, and through this competition, we learnt their stories on how AEON has stirred their soul, inspired people to take a leap and some even changed their lives forever,” said Nor Laila Mohd Samin, Senior Manager Corporate Communications & Branding of AEON CO. (M) BHD at the event.

Nik Amir Mustapha, Anugerah Skrin 2013 award winning producer & director of ‘Kil’, is the Executive Producer of 30-minute AEON short film titled Hani-Bee, which is scheduled to air on 15 September, at 10.30pm on TV9.

The winners were selected by a panel of judges from AEON and Media Prima group. The winning scripts were selected based on originality, cheerfulness and humour. All the 30 prize winners have also received a three-year AEON Membership Card.



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About AEON CO. (M) BHD

AEON CO. (M) BHD. is a leading General Merchandise Stores (GMS) cum supermarket chain in Malaysia, being the country’s leading retailer with 27 AEON outlets and 3 MaxValu supermarkets across the country. In the spirit of the name AEON, which means eternity in Latin, AEON’s goal is to work together endlessly with its customers, suppliers, business partners, shareholders and the community towards creating a future of limitless promises. Incorporated in 1984 in response to the Malaysian Government’s invitation to help modernize the country’s retailing industry, AEON’s chain of stores across peninsular Malaysia strives to satisfy the ever changing needs and desires of consumers. Guided by its “Customer First” philosophy, the company’s acute understanding of their target market needs, aided by optimal product-mix, AEON strives to surpass consumer expectations and enhance their experience every time they shop. Hence the tagline “AEON Enriching Your Lifestyle”.

AEON strongly supports environmental sustainability. It actively supports various causes, including recycling, energy conservation and tree planting, engaging and encouraging various parties, including staff, customers, NGOs, government agencies and the community at large.

2014 marks a significant milestone for AEON CO. (M) BHD. with 30 years of excellence to boast, by staying relevant and competitive in the dynamic market. In commemorating its 30th anniversary, the celebration will continue to enrich lives of Malaysians and growing the nation with passion, love and inspiration.

For more information, please visit:  www.aeonretail.com.my or www.facebook/aeonretail.com.

 

Zakimarhaini Bt. Mohd Said
PR Manager , AEON CO. (M) BHD.
03-9207 6246