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AEON LAUNCHES HUMANITARIAN AID TO VICTIMS OF FLOODS

Subang, 31 December 2014 ‚ÄďMalaysian AEON Foundation (MAF), an entity that runs all major charity events and community services under AEON donated RM100,000 worth of food and non-food items including medicine, groceries, blankets and toiletries to help people affected by flooding at the East Coast.

More than 30 volunteered staff from AEON CO. (M) Bhd., AEON Credit Service (M) Bhd., AEON Delight (M) Sdn. Bhd. and AEON BIG (M) Sdn. Bhd. have been working tirelessly with Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM) on packing the relief items at the TUDM Air Force Military Base in Subang.

In addition, MAF has also started a two-week donation campaign calling on customers to come forward and lend a helping hand by sending in generous contributions into donation boxes at all AEON Malls, AEON Credit Service Centres and AEON Big stores. Donors can also to log on to MAF online donation system at https://edonation.aeonretail.com.my to help alleviate the sufferings of the victims.

“This effort is intended to help east the burden of the communities affected by the recent floods. We encourage our customers to come forward by providing them with assistance and protection they so badly need,” said Nur Qamarina Chew, Vice President of MAF and Managing Director of AEON CO. (M) BHD, who’s on-site to help out TUDM manning the relief items.

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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 29 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 their 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.com/aeonretail.my

 

Zakimarhaini Bt. Mohd Said
PR Manager, AEON CO. (M) BHD
03-9207 6246
or
JC Wong / Sharmila Ramanathan
Public Relations at Arc Worldwide; part of Leo Burnett Malaysia
03-2073 2306
janchee.wong@my.arcww.com / sharmila.ramanathan@my.arcww.com