Koperasi Iskandar Malaysia Berhad (imCoop) recently signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Singapore’s first global halal hub outlet, My Outlets Pte Ltd, crafting bigger plans to serve the rakyat of Johor.
“Through this cooperation, it is an inaugural cross-border collaboration between imCoop and My Outlets Pte Ltd whereby products from imCoop will be exported through global market and products from Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) will receive vast and global marketability,” said President of My Outlets Pte Ltd, Ronnie Tan when interviewed.
My Outlets Pte Ltd will buy most of the SME and halal products from imCoop and export to its outlets available in Singapore, Japan, Korea and China by maximising the product sales.
“For now, products from imCoop are exported to Singapore, while in two years’ time, My Outlets will be focusing in opening another outlet in China to manage the whole supply chain and provide halal products there,” he said.
Established in 2014, imCoop has been serving the people of Johor by providing an alternative fair priced shop. There are now five outlets in Larkin, Pasir Gudang, Kulai, Setia Tropika and Paloh.
“With our present outlets available around Johor, imCoop offers reasonable price for daily products and goods especially during the economic tough times. We have received a welcoming response from the public and currently targeting to open approximately 150 outlets by end of 2017,” said imCoop Chief Executive Officer, Nor Hisham Hussein.
According to Nor Hisham, imCoop also offers e-commerce facilities whereby the public can shop their daily goods online and have it delivered at their doorstep, free of charge with a minimum spend of RM150 at www.imcoop.my