About Us

Established in January 1984, POPULAR Book Company (M) Sdn Bhd has become a household name in Malaysia and has now grown to more than 89 stores nationwide.

It is recognised and listed by the Malaysian Book of Records as the largest bookstore chain in Malaysia, with over 780,000 square feet of retail space. 

POPULAR Book Company (M) Sdn Bhd is 100% managed by Malaysians and is strongly positioned as a trilingual one-stop bookstore catering for everyone from all walks of life.

POPULAR sells a wide variety of fiction, non-fiction and general interest books in English, Chinese and Malay languages, as well as school textbooks and revision books. In addition, it also offers a large selection of magazines, stationery, multi-media products, gift items and CDs. 

Its 4 mega stores in the Klang Valley, Penang and Johor Bahru offer a conducive and relaxing ambience for a whole new reading and browsing experience.
 
In addition to retailing, POPULAR Book Company (M) Sdn Bhd has 3 other core businesses: book distribution, publishing and e-learning.

POPULAR is continuously re-inventing itself to become a customer-centric and dynamic retailer of the new millennium. 

For more information, visit www.popularworld.com/about/story.html 

 
Vision
To serve our people, to grow with our society and to mutually benefit from the world.
Mission
 
To be a leader and dynamic company. To provide value-for-money products and quality services to our customers, a pleasant working environment for people, and to be a good corporate citizen.
 
Core Values



 

PEOPLE
People are our customers, the reason of our existence. People are our employees, our greatest asset.
OBJECTIVITY
We approach our work positively through pro-active participation and open communication.
PRODUCT
We provide our customers quality products at value-for-money prices.
UNITY
We respect our people and we promote teamwork.
LEADERSHIP
We lead with commitment, integrity and competence.
ACTION
We strive for excellence, fostering a quality culture in our company.
REWARD & RECOGNITION
We encourage, recognise and reward our people for exemplary performance.
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