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MJ Department Stores Sdn Bhd
FormerlyMetrojaya Berhad
TypePrivate Limited Company
Founded31 December 1974
Headquarters3rd Floor Menara PMI, 2 Jalan Changkat Ceylon, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Number of locations
5 department stores
70 specialty stores
1 hypermarket store
ParentMUI Group
DivisionsCape Cod, East India Company, Emanuelle, Laura Ashley, Living Quarters, Passages, Reject Shop, Somerset Bay, Zona

MJ Department Stores Sdn Bhd is a popular retail company in Malaysia which offers items at a medium-to-high rate.[citation needed] The company opened its first store at Pertama Complex, Kuala Lumpur in September, 1976,with a retail space of 18,305 sq ft (1,705 sq metres).[1] Metrojaya's latest outlet, in Berjaya Times Square closed in December 2009, after only three years of operation. Metrojaya currently has four outlets in Malaysia namely Mid Valley Megamall, Suria Sabah, Permaisuri Imperial City Mall and LaLaport BBCC.

The Metrojaya group currently operates a chain of four department stores and more than 70 specialty stores that occupy over one million square feet of floor space, including Cape Cod, East India Company, Living Quarters, Reject Shop and Somerset Bay.

Retail operations[edit]

The company is principally involved in operating departmental stores and investment holding whilst its subsidiary companies are principally involved in property holding, investment holding as well as the operating of specialty stores and general merchandising stores. Metrojaya department stores offer a wide range of merchandise that cater to the needs and tastes of middle and high income groups. The group operates four department stores, one hypermarket store under the Cosmart name at the Bukit Jambul Complex in Penang and one "MJ by Metrojaya" Fashion Concept Store at The Curve in Mutiara Damansara.

The retail operations can be broadly classified as:

  • Ladies Department (includes apparel and accessories);
  • Gents Department (includes apparel and accessories);
  • Juniors Department (for teens and young adults);
  • Children Department;
  • Homes Department (includes kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, garden);
  • Cosmetics and Fragrances.

Department stores[edit]

West Malaysia
East Malaysia

MJ Outlet[edit]

West Malaysia
  • Ampang Point Shopping Centre, Ampang
  • Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang, Sepang


  1. ^ "Corporate and Business History". Archived from the original on 24 September 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2012.

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