Leading Independent tyre retailing group Point S opens flagship store in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
20 December, 2017, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia – In October this year, Point S Malaysia opened its first store in the city of Petaling Jaya. Today, Point S Malaysia continues this aggressive push with the launch of its South-East Asia flagship store in SS2, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
The store covering a size of 20,000 square feet (1,850m²), will have 8 service bays, a 3,000 square feet (280m²) showroom with a Pirelli Performance Centre, a BFGoodrich corner and has the space for parking up to 20 cars. The store will provide tyres, wheels, batteries, auto lubricant change service, quick fit and parts services.
Point S in this location will partner Gocar Malaysia, a car rental service provider, to have 2 cars parked in this premise for the convenience of customers. It was also announced, that Grab Malaysia (the competitor of Uber in South East Asia), will also be stationing a terminal in this location for the convenience of all customers.
The event was graced by H.E. Mr. Frédéric LAPLANCHE, French ambassador of Malaysia. “Point S is a reputable auto retailing chain very popular in France, and French expects the best service standards when it comes to their cars. With the opening of this flagship store, Malaysians too can expect the same service standards”, says Mr. Frédéric LAPLANCHE.
Point S Malaysia currently has three branded outlets in Malaysia – located in SS2, SS15, and Kayu Ara (12 in total). And it was also on this auspicious day that Director, Point S Malaysia, and Deputy CEO, GIIB Group, Mr. Tai Qisheng, disclosed, “We are now planning for an outlet in East Malaysia, and expect to have at least 15 branded locations in Malaysia by the end of 2018. We look forward to pushing this fury pace to build Malaysia’s largest independent tyre retailing chain”.
“We are proud of what the team in Malaysia has achieved in such a short span of time. We are already in discussion with multiple other countries in Asia, and expect an exciting year in 2018 for Asia. We continue to invite all retailers to join us in this journey of re-shaping the Asian tyre and automotive landscape”, says Mr. Adrian Smiechowski, Business Development Director of Point S Development.