Our story traces the growth of a small business into one of the largest fashion retail groups in the world.
Operations were began as Hwayo Garments Manufacturers Company
Ladies garments were manufactured and finished products were wholesaled to departmental stores by a sole proprietorship.
Textile trading was expanded.
PADINI was founded
The company’s pioneer brand, PADINI
entered the retail industry.
VINCCI was launched
The brand VINCCI was created to market ladies
shoes, bags, belts and other accessories.
Kid wears were launched
Children wear was launched under MIKI brand.
Consignor market was entered
All brands were switched from wholesaler to consignor.
Seed was launched
Seed was created to distribute contemporary fashion.
Home Stores Sdn Bhd (50202-A) was established
As a holding company for the Group’s retail, wholesale
and manufacturing business.
Home Stores Sdn Bhd(50202-A) was changed to Padini Holdings Sdn Bhd(50202-A)
First of the group single brand retail store.
First Seed store
Seed was opened at Sungei Wang Plaza.
Padini Authentics was launched
Padini Authentics was created to market quality casual wear.
Padini Holdings Berhad(50202-A)
was public listed
Padini Holdings Berhad (50202-A) was listed on the
Second Board of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange
(now Bursa Malaysia).
P&CO and PDI were launched
The brand P&CO was created to market a label for the individualistic fashionista; PDI was the perfect
style companion for all walks of life.
First Padini Concept Store
The first of the Group’s multi-brand shops, the Padini Shop, opened in City Square of Johor Bahru. The 11,000 sqft store showcased merchandise from Padini, SEED, PDI, Vincci,
Brunei market was entered
Vincci was opened the first foreign store in Brunei.
Seed Cafe was launched
The Group was ventured into the food and beverage
industry with SEED Cafe.
Thailand market was entered
Vincci was opened the first store in Thailand.
Philippines and Saudi Arabia market were entered
Vincci was opened the first store in Philippines and Saudi Arabi.
Main board was entered
Padini Holdings was transferred of listing and quotation into
the Main Board of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange
(now the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia).
Indonesia, UAE and Cambodia market were entered
Vincci was opened the first store in Indonesia, United Arab Emirates and Cambodia.
Brands Outlet was launched
First Brands Outlet was opened in December.
Oman market was entered
Vincci was opened the first store in Oman
Syria market was entered
Vincci was opened the first store in Syria.
Interbrand recognition of our sustainability work
Padini Group was recognized as one of Malaysia’s
Top 30 Most Valuable Brands and valued by
Interbrand at RM245 million.
Qatar and Pakistan market
Vincci was opened the first store in Qatar and Pakistan.
Bahrain, Egypt and Morocco market were entered
Vincci was opened the first store in Bahrain, Egypt and Morocco (North Africa).
Myanmar market was entered
Vincci was opened the first store in Mynmar.
Tizio was launched
Tizio, a new brand was launched in November.
Cambodia market was expanded
The group has grown its regional presence by expanding into Cambodia with the first store in Phnom Penh.
Thailand market was expanded
Vincci ventured into Thailand with in change of ownership model by having the first store in Bangkok.