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WHEN A PHARMACY MEETS A CLINIC
A Unique Concept in Malaysia

Cheras, 8 August 2016 – The country’s new pharmacy-clinic one-stop destination is open for business. Located at AEON Mall Cheras Selatan, the AEON Wellness with Clinic introduces a unique healthcare concept—it is a pharmacy attached to a clinic.

Positioning itself as a one-stop healthcare destination, AEON Wellness partners with one of the leading primary healthcare providers in Malaysia, Qualitas Medical Group, to provide quality service by highly trained doctors and nurses. The medical personnel in charge are certified to treat general ailments, follow up on chronic illnesses and perform minor surgical procedures. It also offers vaccinations, occupational health services and general medical screenings.

Present at the grand opening event held today was Dato’ Dr Noorul Ameen, Chairman and Managing Director of Qualitas Medical Group. En. Karim Dhala, Executive Director of Qualitas Medical Group joined by other Qualitas Medical Group directors as well as Mr. Poh Ying Loo, Executive Director of AEON CO. (M) BHD. with Mr. Tsunanori Sato, AEON Wellness Assistant General Manager respectively.

"This is a new model for AEON Wellness, something that hasn’t been explored in our part and we are proud to be the game changer," said Mr Poh. He also added, "We are constantly seeking ways to enhance our customers’ quality of health, and having a pharmacy and clinic alongside each other will prove to be an appreciated convenience."

On top of the clinic component, AEON Wellness new model is also a provider in beauty and health lifestyle. It is known for its top-selling tonic essence and collagen products, as well as beauty skin analysis test by qualified beauty advisors. Health Services by the pharmacists and medical professionals in the clinic include Lipid Profile Test, Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, Body Mass Index and Cardiovascular Risk Assessment.

The Organic Section which stocks organic products ranging from household, personal care, beauty products and health food. Nutritionist is based at the store to provide information and advices about diet related matters, food intake and overall good eating habit.

Standing at 3,000 to 5,000 square feet in size—with the clinic taking up 800 to 1,000 square feet, AEON Wellness with Clinic sits on the ground floor and can be accessed from the parking area. It is opened daily from 10am till 10pm.

In line with the opening of the store, members of the public can walk in for complimentary health checks in the pharmacy and enjoy special promotions on health screening packages in the clinic.

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About AEON Wellness

A subsidiary company of the AEON Group and an integral part of AEON CO. (M) BHD., AEON Wellness is the go-to destination for all things health and beauty. First established in 2006 and debuted at Mid Valley Megamall, AEON Wellness has since expanded to over 45 outlets across Malaysia and evolved into an all-inclusive pharmacy offering an extensive selection of products and professional consultation services.

At AEON Wellness, a dedicated team of in-store pharmacists and beauty advisors are on hand to cater to its customers' growing awareness towards the importance of beauty and health. Standing by an unchanging principle of "customers first"—like all other companies under the AEON Group—ensuring customer satisfaction is their priority.

For more information, please visit www.aeonretail.com.my/wellness/.


About AEON CO. (M) BHD

AEON CO. (M) BHD. is a leading General Merchandise Stores (GMS) cum supermarket chain in Malaysia, with 32 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 to create 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 strive to satisfy the ever changing needs and desires of consumers. Guided by its "Customer First" philosophy, the company's acute understanding of the target market needs, aided by optimal product-mix, AEON surpasses consumer expectations and enhances their experience every time they shop. All this is encapsulated in the tagline "AEON Enriching Your Lifestyle".

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

In 2015, AEON introduced the 'Do Mall' initiative as part of its rebranding exercise to rebrand AEON Shopping Centres to AEON Mall. The initiative marks a next step in product innovation whilst maintaining customers' favourites, a yearlong activities to enhance shopping experience and a new refreshed AEON Mall with more offerings from food, to entertainment, to fashion and to community events.

AEON has been awarded the Gold for the Retail category by Putra Brand Award for 5 consecutive years since 2011. AEON was also awarded Green Leadership by Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards in 2011 and 2010.

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

Michelle Loo
Manager
Public Relations and Branding, AEON CO. (M) BHD
Tel : 03-9207 6246