As with other states in Malaysia the best shopping malls are located in its capital city and Perak is no different with complexes such as Kinta City Shopping Centre, the Greentown Shopping Mall and Kompleks Yik Foong satisfying the needs of the Perak shopper in Ipoh.
Satisfying The Needs Of The Perak Shopper
The Perak shopping experience is best epitomised at the Ipoh Parade located in the heart of Ipoh city centre. The Ipoh Parade is a magnet for the fashion conscious citizens of Ipoh with a number of trendy boutiques and fashionwear outlets situated on the ground floor.
The vast array of merchandise on offer attracts the Ipoh shopping fraternity in droves making this one of the most popular shopping malls in Perak. The third floor hosts a food court, various restaurants, a cineplex and a bowling alley that contribute to making this a great hang out mall.
The Parkson Grand Department Store is the anchor tenant here and it occupies three floors of retail space selling popular fashionwear, household goods, shoes and various accessories.
The two levels of shops in the upmarket Kinta City Shopping Centre is home to a variety of outlets including restaurants, an entertainment centre and the anchor tenant Jusco that have been serving the affluent Ipohians since 1997.
The Greentown Shopping Mall is home to more than 100 distinctive outlets covering fashion, home interior, jewellery, sports, leisure and entertainment.
The UK based Tesco chain of stores continues its attempted worldwide retail domination in Malaysia by opening a number of countrywide stores including the successful hypermarket operating in Ipoh. Using the leverage of great economies of scale the secret to their undoubted success is offering high quality goods at very competitive low prices.
The Kompleks Yik Foong offers a variety of goods including many local products and is a popular shopping location for the people of Ipoh. The large hawker centre on the ground floor continues to interest the recurrent customers eager to sample the concocted delights of the masters of the wok and grill here.
Located in the new town the Ipoh Central Market is the largest market in Perak and it is home to some great characters who have run their stalls for many years and have many regular customers.
The family orientated shopping mall is a convenient location to pick up your groceries as it is also home to the Uda Ocean supermarket who have Greentown Mall's anchor tenant for many years.