OUR STORY

Our story traces the growth of a small business into one of the largest fashion retail groups in the world.

1970’s    |    1980’s    |    1990’s    |   2000’s   |   2010’s

1971

Operations were began as Hwayo Garments Manufacturers Company

Ladies garments were manufactured and finished products were wholesaled to departmental stores by a sole proprietorship.


1973

Expansion

Textile trading was expanded.


1975

PADINI was founded

The company’s pioneer brand, PADINI was

entered the retail industry.


1981

VINCCI was launched

The brand VINCCI was created to market ladies

shoes, bags, belts and other accessories.


1987

Kid wears were launched

Children wear was launched under MIKI brand.


1988

Consignor market was entered

All brands were switched from wholesaler to consignor.


1990

Seed was launched

Seed was created to distribute contemporary fashion.


1991

Home Stores Sdn Bhd (50202-A) was establihed

As a holding company for the Group’s retail, wholesale

and manufacturing business.


1992

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.


1993

Padini Authentics was launched

Padini Authentics was created to market quality casual wear.


1995

Padini Holdings Berhad(50202-A)

was public listed

Padini Holdings Sdn Bhd (50202-A) became Padini Holdings Berhad (50202-A), a public company listed by shares.


1998

We deepened our publicity

Padini Holdings Berhad (50202-A) was listed on the

Second Board of Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange

(now Bursa Malaysia).


1999

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,
and P&Co.


2000

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.


2001

Thailand market was entered

Vincci was opened the first store in Thailand.


2003

Philippines and Saudi Arabia market were entered

Vincci was opened the first store in Philippines and Saudi Arabi.


2004

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).


2005

Indonesia, UAE and Cambodia market were entered

Vincci was opened the first store in Indonesia, United Arab Emirates and Cambodia.


2006

Brands Outlet was launched

First Brands Outlet was opened in December.


2007

Oman market was entered

Vincci was opened the first store in Oman


2009

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.


2010

Qatar and Pakistan market

were entered

Vincci was opened the first store in Qatar and Pakistan.


2011

Bahrain, Egypt and Morocco market were entered

Vincci was opened the first store in Bahrain, Egypt and Morocco (North Africa).


2012

Myanmar market was entered

Vincci was opened the first store in Mynmar.

 

Tizio was launched

Tizio, a new brand was launched in November.


2017

Cambodia market was expanded

The group has grown its regional presence by expanding into Cambodia with the first store in Phnom Penh.


2019

Thailand market was expanded

Vincci ventured into Thailand with in change of ownership model by having the first store in Bangkok.