Retail Industry: Why It Needs To Shape Up

November 2002
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2002, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p3
Country Report
Country Report
Focuses on the impact of the decline in foreign tourists and domestic spending on the hotel industry in Malaysia. Factors contributing to the decline in credit purchases and private consumption; Consequences and benefits of the arrival of foreign stores; Implications of the imposition of sales taxes for the retail industry.


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