While staying home is the utmost priority during the ongoing pandemic and Movement Control Order, you do have to come out from the house to get important errands done. For instance, grocery shopping.
With that being said, below are 10 Grocery Store In Malaysia And Its Operation Hours During MCO for you to stock up on your grocery items.
PS: Do note that information in the article is accurate at the time of publishing on March 24, 2020.
1. Ben’s Independent Grocer
Their outlets will open 30 minutes earlier than their usual opening hours for senior citizens and the vulnerable only.
Opening hours for regular shoppers are from 10am to 9pm in all outlets except for Bangsar Shopping Centre which closes at 8pm.
2. AEON Retail Malaysia
The opening hours for all AEON Supermarkets are from 8am to 8pm except:
1. Kota Bharu, Melaka & Bandaraya Melaka: 8am – 7pm
2. Queensbay, Bandar Sunway & Bandar Utama: 10am – 8pm
For AEON Neighbourhood Store, the opening hours for selected outlets are as below.
1. United Point Kepong: 9am – 8pm
2. Quill City Mall & Palm Mall, Seremban: 10am – 8pm
3. Danga Bay, JB: 11am – 8pm
For AEON MaxValu Prime, the opening hours for selected outlets are as below.
1. Sunway Velocity, Evo Bangi, Selayang Mall: 10am – 8pm
2. The Sphere Bangsar South, Section 17 PJ, Desa Park City: 9am – 8pm
The opening hours for majority of Tesco outlets are from 8am – 11pm.
Some of the stores in places like Kota Bahru, Perak, Melaka & Johor will be operating from 7am – 7pm. Do check out the picture above for more information.
4. MYDIN Malaysia
All outlets will open 30 minutes earlier than the regular opening hours for the senior citizens, the vulnerable, pregnant mothers, doctors, nurses, police and the armies only. Please refer to above for all operation hours of MYDIN.
Special counters are also available for their shopping convenience. They’ve also imposed a limit on their products to ensure stock is enough for all shoppers.
5. Jaya Grocer
Their online delivery is suspended at the moment due to the high demand for delivery services. All outlets will open 30 minutes earlier for the senior citizens, the vulnerable and pregnant women only.
Other shoppers may shop from 10am to 9pm at all their outlets at Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Penang, except for outlets at Johor, Kuantan at Pahang, and Ipoh at Perak as their opening hours are 9am to 7pm.
Opening hours for their outlets are from 8am to 9pm.
Alternatively, you can do your grocery shopping online and they offer delivery services for purchases above RM150. Orders placed before 1pm will receive their delivery on the same day whereas orders after 1pm will receive their delivery the next day. Their delivery area is limited so do visit their website to check if your area is within their coverage.
Their opening hours remain unchanged so shoppers can shop as usual.
In line with the latest MCO guidelines, all HeroMarket outlets will close at 7PM. Opening hours remain the same so shoppers can visit HeroMarket as usual.
8. Village Grocer
All outlets will open 30 minutes earlier for the senior citizens and the vulnerable on weekdays only. The opening hours will be as usual for all shoppers on weekends.
9. Cold Storage
All outlets will remain open but some outlets’ business hours have been adjusted in light of current state.
So, do check their operating hours based on the outlet location before you leave to shop.
The operating hours for all Giant outlets have been revised, therefore do note the right operation do note the right operating hours for the right location before you head out to shop.
Special counters are available for senior citizens, the vulnerable and pregnant mothers for their shopping convenience.
Only Buy What You Need
We’ve seen a lot of panic shoppers stocking up in bulk and leaving the aisles empty and other shoppers stranded. Although grocery stores have stocked up considerably and ensured that stock is enough for all, do shop minimally and shop for the required items only.
That said, stay calm and united, always shop responsibly. Be safe and protected!