<![CDATA[KK GROUP - News]]>Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:12:59 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Kasih Ibu Smart Selangor (KISS) Programme officially launched at KK SUPER MART]]>Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/kasih-ibu-smart-selangor-kiss-programme-officially-launched-at-kk-super-mart
Exco Selangor Y.B. Puan Dr. Siti Mariah Binti Mahmud, Chairman of Standing Committee on Health, Welfare, Women and Family Empowerment and KK SUPER MART Founder and Executive Chairman, Datuk Seri Dr. K.K. Chai officially launched the Kasih Ibu Smart Selangor (KISS) programme at KK SUPER MART’s Seri Kembangan outlet this afternoon. In attendance also Y.B. Wong Siew Ki, member of state council for Balakong, Mr. Tee Kok Hiem, General Manager of KK SUPER MART and representatives from SelCare Corporation.

KISS programme is one of the Selangor government initiatives to lessen the burden of mothers under the low-income group (Group B40), by providing RM200 in financial assistance in the purchase of necessities, which includes food, cleaning products, school supplies, diapers etc.

KK SUPER MART has 180 participating outlets located at the neighbourhood in Selangor. Besides offering a wide variety of essential products, KK SUPER MART has 6,000 to 9,000 products that mothers can choose from under one roof thus save time and cost. KK SUPER MART is also the only grocery store among the 6 participating companies thatoperates 24 hours to provide the mothers with the most convenience.

‘KK SUPER MART is honoured to be a part of this meaningful programme that supports mothers from low-income families. We provide these busy mothers with the convenience that they desperately need as they can now purchase most of their necessities at any time they want, right here at KK SUPER MART.’, said KK SUPER MART Founder and Chief Executive Chairman, Datuk Seri Dr. K.K. Chai.

KK SUPER MART is looking forward to expand this programme to more outlets located inKuala Lumpur in 2019.
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<![CDATA[KK SUPER MART Shares Christmas Joy with Senior Citizens]]>Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/kk-super-mart-shares-christmas-joy-with-senior-citizens
In conjunction with Christmas, 23 staff of KK SUPER MART visited Impresif Care Home,
Petaling Jaya, to celebrate the joyous festive season with the 35 residents there.
Staying true to the corporation’s core value of giving back to the society, the staff of KK SUPER
MART contributed not just goods, but also their love and care to the residents aged between 50 and
90.

Mr. Steven Lee, Senior Manager of KK SUPER MART handed over the contributed goods to Puan
Zainab, founder of Impresif Care Home. “KK SUPER MART values the connection with the
communities around us, that is why we reach out to care for different groups in the society, without
discriminating any race nor religion”.

Goods presented to Impresif Care Home include necessities such as rice, cooking oil, sugar,
condensed milk, beverages, biscuits, and Halal-certified ASIANIC body care products.
The visitation was also attended by representatives from Wonderland Primary Sdn Bhd &amp; Happy
Momentum Sdn Bhd. Through singing songs together with the residents, and presenting Christmas
gifts to them, KK SUPER MART simply made Christmas a little bit more meaningful and memorable
for the residents of Impresif Care Home.
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<![CDATA[KK SUPER MART MYDEBIT CARD ‘WAVE’ & MENANG CAMPAIGN]]>Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/kk-super-mart-mydebit-card-wave-menang-campaign
KK SUPER MART MYDEBIT ‘Wave’ & Menang Campaign Grand Prize winners; Ms. Lee Wei Chen (October 2018 winner) and En. Muhammad Akmal Bin Dahalan (November 2018 winner) posed together with KK SUPER MART Group General Manager, Mr. K H Tee and PayNet Manager of MyDebit Cards Services Division, Mr. Jason Tan with their brand new Perodua Myvi 1.3L G (Auto) at Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd, No. 14 & 16, Jalan Juruhebah U1/50, Temasya Industrial Park, Phrase 2, Glenmarie, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan today.
The ‘Wave’ & Menang Campaign organised by KK SUPER MART in collaboration with Payment Network Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (PayNet) was an effort making to encourage KK SUPER MART customers to go cashless with MyDebit card when they shop in the outlets. Still from now to 31 December 2018, all shoppers will stand a chance to win prizes such as Perodua Myvi 1.3L G (Auto), RM8,000 of Travel Package, Yamaha 135LC Super Sport motorbike or Mesra Petrol Card worth of RM1,000 as they wave their MyDebit card for a minimum purchase of RM15 at any KK SUPER MART outlets then WhatsApp a photo of the transaction slip to MyDebit contactless at 018-9709728.
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<![CDATA[DEEPAVALI FESTIVE GIVE-AWAY, A COLLABORATION BETWEEN KK SUPER MART AND NGO BODIES]]>Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/deepavali-festive-give-away-a-collaboration-between-kk-super-mart-and-ngo-bodies
In conjunction with the Deepavali festive season this
year, KK SUPER MART being honoured to collaborate with two Non-Governmental
Organizations (NGOs) bodies namely Selangor &amp; Federal Territory Malayalee Society
(SFTMA) and Sevai Ashram Foundation Malaysia, in the effort to channel the goody bags
give-away to the low-middle income communities.

Under the Deepavali Feeding Program, KK SUPER MART collaborated with the Selangor &amp;
Federal Territory Malayalee Society (SFTMA) in providing give-away goody bags to 20
Hindu families in which the Ministry of Rural Development made the selection. Each family
received the necessities of food such as rice, sugar, flour, cooking oil, biscuits, instant
noodles, series of drinks and many more. Although the number of beneficiaries is small but
is to ease the burden to make preparations whilst rejoicing Deepavali celebration. Besides,
SFTMA also took the initiative to giveaway brand new colourful sarees as well as a collection
of various clothing donated from good hearted donors. Also present were Corporate Affairs
Manager, Mrs.Siti Zahilda & President of SFTMA, Mrs.Hilda Alposilva.
At Ampang General Hospital where KK SUPER MART with the collaboration of Sevai
Ashram Foundation Malaysia giving-away 330 goody bags containing the same necessities
of food for patients regardless of age, race and religion. The distribution is made to more
than 8 wards which included Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, Operations, Haematology and
Paediatric wards. Also present were Group General Manager, Mr. Tee Kok Hiem of KK
Group of Companies and Founder & Honourable Advisor Seri Ramaji of Sevai Ashram
Foundation Malaysia.

KK SUPER MART is always concerned about the involvement of community. Corporate
social responsibility is always accentuating by the company not only during the festive
seasons but also supporting other NGOs, Public Housing Program (PPR) and charitable
organisations when organizing charity activities. Schools of disabled, universities, orphanage
homes, old folks& homes and homes of ex-convict being the company main focus of charity.
Let us spread love and create a better world. Stay tuned for our annually big charity event
Bukit Bintang Charity Carnival in January 2019 during Chinese New Year festive celebration.
The fun-filled charity carnival will see the distribution of ang-pows and daily essentials goody
bags to more than 1800 needy people!

KK SUPER MART offers Fair Price, Convenience and Variety…
Please log onto KK SUPER MART Facebook page for more information.
Facebook.com/kksupermart

Kindly contact KK Careline at 016 – 22 818 22 for any enquiry.
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<![CDATA[Touch ‘N Go EWallet Payment Accepted At All KK Super Mart Nationwide]]>Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:14:49 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/touch-n-go-ewallet-payment-accepted-at-all-kk-super-mart-nationwide
KK Super Mart a house hold Mini Market name which provides 24hrs service across the nation with more than 330 chain now allow shoppers to use the Touch ‘n Go eWallet to make payments.
KK Super Mart’s aim is to make a commonplace for mobile payments by providing better services for its customers who are always on-the-go and those who are looking to make quick in-store purchases. Meanwhile, the Touch ‘n Go eWallet aspires to power the cashless future by connecting the dots between digital technology and the current infrastructure to elevate the way Malaysians live, pay and transact. This collaboration is powered by GHL and iPay88, who are responsible for the rollout of the cashless terminals nationwide.
“Our customers continue to deviate from cash-based payments towards more seamless, cashless payment methods.  It is crucial to keep pace and expand ourselves to cater to what our customers need today. We are thrilled to work with the Touch ‘n Go eWallet to transform our business process and make purchases much easier and convenient for our customers,” said Datuk Seri Dr. KK Chai, Founder & Group Executive Chairman of KK Group of Companies.
“We are happy that we’re upholding the same vision as KK Super Mart to enable Malaysians to transition towards being cashless. Through the eWallet, we want to give Malaysians what they want: easier, faster and fuss free transactions. Now at KK Super Mart, all you have to do is simply tap your phone, scan the QR code and you’re on your way! Besides that, we’re expanding our merchant pool and will be announcing our partnerships as we progress forward,” said Syahrunizam Samsudin, CEO of TNG Digital Sdn Bhd.
iPay88 Co-founder and Executive Director, Lim Kok Hing said, “Malaysia is in the process of rapid digitalisation thus, by giving the option to the customers of KK Super Mart to pay with Touch ‘n Go eWallet, we are creating a more inclusive payment ecosystem that will unquestionably positively impact ordinary customers, who will be able to experience and enjoy safer, faster and more seamless payments.”

Danny Leong, Group CEO of GHL Systems Berhad said, “We are excited to be working with KK Super Mart to rollout the terminals to all of its outlets nationwide in addition to our current e-pay products and services. We are fully supportive of the cashless future that Malaysians are heading towards and will continue to look for opportunities to collaborate with other relevant parties. GHL has to date enabled over 20,000 acceptance points across ASEAN for 10 e-Wallet players in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines which are capable of accepting QR payments and we are expecting this to grow further.”

In conjunction with the partnership announcement, TNG Digital will be giving out RM500,000 worth of soft PINs across all 330 KK Super Mart outlets nationwide from 15 August onwards. Every KK Super Mart customer who sign up with the Touch ‘n Go eWallet will receive free RM10 reload soft PINs with no minimum purchase.
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<![CDATA[Tencent Launches Wechat Pay My in Malaysia]]>Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/tencent-launches-wechat-pay-my-in-malaysia
WECHAT, the largest social communication platform in China developed by Tencent, announced its launch of payment features in Malaysia called WeChat Pay MY, a mobile payment solution aimed at delivering local consumers a simple, secure and convenient mobile payment experience in a range of payment scenarios.
The full integration of WeChat Pay MY with WeChat’s ecosystem will enable local businesses to engage with customers throughout their shopping journey.

WeChat Pay MY enables users to make payment and transfer money in Malaysian Ringgit within the WeChat app – across a variety of daily online and offline payment needs, from transferring money to individuals to paying merchants such as telecom carriers, airline and bus ticket providers, restaurants, supermarkets, chain stores and more.
With multiple layers of security protection for both users and merchants, some of WeChat Pay MY’s key features include:

Quick pay - Designed to complete transactions, quick and easy. It is as simple as showing the QR code for the merchant to scan and enter the payment pin to complete the transaction. KK Super Mart is the first chain store in Malaysia to accept WeChat Pay MY.

Debit card binding - Users can choose to top up their wallet balance by binding their Mastercard or Visa debit card(s) issued by banks in Malaysia. Each WeChat account can be bound to more than one debit card while the same debit card can only be bound to one WeChat account.

Money packet - Users can make payments or transfer money instantly without any charges. In conjunction with the launch, Money Packets  of a random amount ranging from RM3.88 to RM88.88 and a prepaid top-up coupon of RM2 will be given away to all users of WeChat Pay MY until Aug 28, 2018.

Prepaid top-up – Enables its users to top up their mobile prepaid cards with nine Malaysian telco carriers namely, Altel, Celcom, Digi, Friendi, Maxis, Merchantrade, Tune Talk, U Mobile and XOX.

Bus and airline ticket purchase – Users can purchase bus and airline tickets, and even have the option of select their seats through a third-party bus and airline ticket service provider.

Wallet balance withdrawal – Users can withdraw the amount of money stored in their WeChat Pay MY accounts at any time to their own bank accounts in Malaysia. The withdrawal limit is set at RM10,000  per calendar month.
“As Malaysia embraces the digital economy, we are excited to launch WeChat Pay MY, which aims at facilitating the development of the Malaysian market by introducing local users and businesses with a simple, secure and convenient mobile payment experience.

“We are also pleased to announce that KK Super Mart is the first chain store in Malaysia to accept WeChat Pay MY,” said Tencent International Business Group vice president Poshu Yeung.


With security technologies that comply with international standards, WeChat Pay MY carries out a 24/7 real-time monitoring on all of the transactions made through its transaction monitoring system.

Users must by default enter a six-digit payment password for authorisation before payment. All user-related information is stored locally in compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCIDSS).
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<![CDATA[Kk Super Mart Opening in The Mines]]>Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/kk-super-mart-opening-in-the-mines
KK Mart has ventured into new waters, stepping into the shopping mall arena. From opening its first F&B corner at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS), its first LRT KK Mart at Muhibbah LRT Station, and now its first full concept store-in-a-mall at The Mines Shopping Mall - growing the orangey KK Mart concept. Customers now have a one-stop convenient store that offers groceries to-go and an F&B area to enjoy ice-cream, coffee, ready-to-eat snacks, popcorn, sandwiches and more in a cozy environment depicting warm lighting and dark wooden tones.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the official opening of the store. Officiating the event were KK Supermart and Superstores Sdn Bhd founder and executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr. KK Chai, Ministry of Domestic Trade Co-operatives and Consumerism deputy secretary-general Datuk Basaruddin Sadali, along with various representatives of the mall, the ministry and the KK Group of Companies.
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<![CDATA[Kk Super Mart Goes Cashless and Cardless with Boost]]>Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/kk-super-mart-goes-cashless-and-cardless-with-boost
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​KK Super Mart goes cashless and cardless with Boost
CONSUMERS can now pay for goods the cashless and cardless way at all KK Super Mart Convenience Chain Stores following its partnership with Malaysia’s homegrown e-wallet app, Boost.

This partnership brings together two homegrown brands to further strengthen the offline retail network and encourage the transition into becoming a cashless and cardless society.

Owned and operated by KK Supermart & Superstore Sdn Bhd, the flagship business of the group currently comprises 327 outlets mainly in the Klang Valley, Malacca, Seremban, Sarawak and regionally in India and Nepal.
“We are excited to be partnering with Boost as we jump on board this cashless and cardless bandwagon to be a chain of convenience stores that provides a convenient and secure way of payment for all our customers. This marks the very first time we are collaborating with a technology company.

“It’s always been a priority for us to keep up with the current trends in offline retail and move with our customers. With the shift in digitalising the nation, this partnership is a strategic step as we continue to grow our business and customer base. We look forward to the working partnership with Boost as we head towards becoming a cashless and cardless society,” said Dr KK Chai, founder & group executive chairman of KK Group of Companies.
Boost is an e-wallet application with over 2.5 million users with online and offline merchants located in over 25,000 touchpoints. As a lifestyle application, users can perform services such as paying utility bills, buying prepaid top ups and digital vouchers as well as gifting them, free money transfers and even “Go Dutch” with its split bills feature.

Boost users can now pay for items and get instant cash back when transacting at KK Super Mart.

In conjunction of this partnership, Boost will be offering RM10 cashback to customers paying using Boost at any KK Super Mart Convenience Chain Stores in Malaysia, with a minimum spend of RM20. This offer will run from June 26 until Aug 25, 2018.

“We are proud to be partnering with KK Super Mart Convenience Chain Stores as we continue to expand our merchant touchpoints nationwide. By creating relevance and providing seamless user experience for all KK Super Mart Convenience Chain Stores customers, we aim to continue doing so by boosting more 24/7 convenience stores nationwide,” said Christopher Tiffin, chief executive officer of Boost.

Android users can download Boost from the Play Store while iOS users can download from the App Store.
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<![CDATA[Karnival Kad Ceria, 30/03 - 01/04/18, Dataran Putrajaya Presint 3.]]>Tue, 10 Apr 2018 02:42:20 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/karnival-kad-ceria-3003-010418-dataran-putrajaya-presint-3
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<![CDATA[扎希:推更便宜必需品‧一马商店2.0 带来效益]]>Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMThttp://kkgroup.my/news/20“身为生活成本内阁委员会主席,重启一马商店2.0是内阁会议的决定,我们采取果敢的决策,降低人民生活必需品的售价,提高了货物的销售量。”
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蔡志权(左三)赠送纪念品给阿末扎希(右三),KK Mart是其中一家参与一马人民商店2.0的商家,为全马消费者提供比市价便宜的生活必须品。(图:星洲日报)
(吉隆坡21日讯)副首相拿督斯里阿末扎希说,随着政府重启一马人民商店(KR1M2.0),与商家合作推出更便宜的生活必需品,并将扩展至东马内陆地区后,人民都已具体感受到其中的好处,证实一马商店2.0能为国家带来很好的效益。

他说,一马商店2.0与现有便利店合作,以低于市价的价钱出售生活必需品,政府同时也拨款给运输公司,让他们充作部份交通津贴,降低一马商店2.0的货品价格,达到统一东西马货物价格的目标。

“身为生活成本内阁委员会主席,重启一马商店2.0是内阁会议的决定,我们采取果敢的决策,降低人民生活必需品的售价,提高了货物的销售量。

将扩展至东马与内陆地区
“未来,一马商店2.0将扩展至东马与内陆地区。一马商店2.0也不再由一家公司来经营,也不主打自身品牌产品,但以比市面上更低的售价,来售卖大众熟悉的品牌产品,而这已经为国家带来很好的效益。”

阿末扎希也是内政部长。他今日代表首相拿督斯里纳吉,到南湖镇交通综合交通总站,为KKMart经营的一马商店2.0主持开幕仪式后说,政府将会持续与商家合作,将一马商店2.0长远经营并扩展更多销售处,让人民以优惠价格购买生活必需品。

“内阁已经研究由国内贸易、合作社及消费部长拿督斯里韩沙再努丁提呈的报告,拟定策略以让一马商店货品的价格比市面上更便宜。”

出席者包括国内贸易、合作社及消费部副部长拿督亨利宋艾贡、秘书长拿督斯里贾米尔、KK集团执行主席拿督斯里蔡志权等。

阿末扎希说,政府并没有直接发出津贴给参与一马商店2.0的商家,但却是从运输与销售上给于协助,毕竟运输费是货品主要成本之一。

他强调,政府不会在品质上妥协,因此一马商店2.0不再出现自家品牌包装商品,让消费者可以用低价购买现有品牌的商品,不仅可以维持品质,也让消费者对一马商店2.0的货物更具信心。

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