Courts (M) SdnBhd is one of Malaysia’s largest retailer offering household and commercial furniture, electronics and electrical appliances as well as information technology equipment. The company has the largest market share in Singapore and the second largest in Malaysia. With over 25 years in Malaysia and 35 years of operational experience in Singapore, Courts now has 60 stores in Malaysia and 13 stores in Singapore.
The Group’s stores are conceptualized into three categories namely, Megastores, Superstores, Departmental stores and small-format stores to cater to the varying needs of the communities in which it operates. Recently, Courts re-launched “eCourts” in Singapore, an online sales platform for the convenience of customers. The Group’s stores are strategically located in suburban shopping malls or individual locations in suburban commercial hubs where there is a high volume of customers.
Over the next three years, the Group is geared for significant growth as they plan a growth strategy of six stores a year in Malaysia and an average of one store a year in Singapore. Their plans for expansion include a retail footprint in Indonesia in 2014.
Courts operates on a unique business model that offers in-house credit facilities called “Courts Flexi Schemes” which gives customers flexible payment options that include installments over a period of up to 60 months.
The Group currently has 1,261 full-time employees in Malaysia and 695 in Singapore who are committed to the Group’s vision to “make aspirational home products easily affordable”. With 1.2 million members in Courts’ “Home Club” loyalty programme and more than 273,000 customers under the Courts Flexi Schemes, the Group is well on its way to capturing the hearts of its customers.
As a caring corporate citizen, Courts also contributes to society through its various Community Programmes that include Hope for Our Children Programme and contributions to SetiapAnakPermata Negara television programme, the Malaysian Red Crescent Society and local hospitals.
In line with its expansion plans and its strategies for the future, Courts is seeking talented, motivated and committed individuals who will be able to uphold the Courts brand and image. The Group offers various positions in management and operations, and promises attractive fringe benefits and competitive compensation packages to the right candidates. Aside from that, Courts also offers talent development and training programmes for its employees to ensure a holistic career experience with one of Malaysia’s leading retailers. To learn more about Courts, visit www.courts.com.my .
By Christina Thomas