Parkson opened its first store at Sungei Wang Plaza in 1987. Since then, new stores have been rolled out across the country at approximately 2 stores per annum over the past 27 years. The flagship store, Parkson Pavilion, was opened in 2007.
The country's first Parkson store opened its door at Centre Point Mall, Medan on 28 November 2013. The second Parkson store at Lippo Mall Puri, Jakarta commenced operation on 27 June 2014. The third Parkson store at Hartono Mall, Yogyakarta commenced operation on 22 December 2015.
As at 31 January 2018, Parkson has 47 stores in Malaysia. Parkson is on a consolidation journey, recently closing down its Maju Junction stall in Kuala Lumpur but opening the Parkson M Square Mall, a retail and lifestyle hub in Puchong.
In 1994, Parkson opened it first department store in Beijing. Parkson is one of the first foreign department store chains to establish a presence in China.
The opening of Parkson Saigon Tourist Plaza on 29 June 2005 marked the entrance of Parkson as the first truly international department store to be opened in Ho Chi Minh City.
As of 31 January 2015, Parkson has 9 stores in Vietnam across 4 cities, i.e., 6 stores in Ho Chi Minh City, 1 store in Hai Phong, 1 store in Danang and 1 store in Hanoi. Due to the loss of revenue and profit in Vietnam, so at 16/5/2018 Parkson decrease the number of stores from 9 to 6.
Parkson entered the country by acquiring Centro department store network of 6 stores in 2011 under PT. Tozy Sentosa. The department store network has since expanded to a total of 12 stores under Centro brand and 3 stores under Parkson brand, leading to total 17 stores (including Kem Chicks supermarket at Pacific Place Jakarta and Parkson Gourmet Market at Bintaro CBD, opened on 3 November 2016) as of 1 December 2016.
Parkson Holdings Berhad (doing business as Parkson; ; myx: 5657) is an Asian-based department store operator with an extensive network of 131 stores as of 2017, spanning approximately 2.1 million m 2 of retail space across cities in Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Indonesia and Myanmar.
On 2 January 2015, Parkson closed its store at Keangnam Landmark Tower, Hanoi as the store has been loss-making since its opening in December 2011. Nevertheless, Parkson remains positive on the retail market in Vietnam, as evidenced by the opening of a new store in Danang on 11 January 2015.
Parkson entered the country with the opening of its first store at FMI Centre, Yangoon on 11 May 2013.
As at June 2015, Parkson has an extensive network of 60 stores covering 37 major cities in China.
According to the company website, Centro brand will be focused on middle-class segment while Parkson brand focused on middle-ups.
Cheng is the largest shareholder of Parkson Holdings, which have more than 100 department stores in Malaysia, China, Vietnam and Indonesia. And assumed Parkson Retail Asia Ltd (PRA) executive position after his nephew Datuk Alfred Cheng stepped down as managing director in May 2013.
Batu Pahat Mall, or more commonly known as BP Mall, is a popular hangout spot for the residents of Batu Pahat. Its abundance of shopping outlets and entertainment sources are what attracts the people of Batu Pahat to frequently visit. It has an arcade, a cinema, a KFC outlet, a Pizza Hut outlet, a Juz Waffle, an Old Town White Coffee outlet, a Rengit Coffee outlet, a Sushi King outlet, a bowling alley, a TeaLive outlet, two Mr. Magic outlets, two CoolBlog outlets, a Big Apple Donuts and Coffee outlet, numerous mobile outlets, and a PARKSON outlet, not to mention dozens of other outlets.
Parkson acquired the local brand Centro Department Store in 2011. Centro still operates for middle market while the Parkson brand itself, positioned for middle-up segment, entered in 2014 by opening its first store in Medan, followed by its second and third store in Jakarta and Yogyakarta. Lotte, meanwhile, entered the market by inking a partnership with Ciputra Group, creating what is called 'Lotte Shopping Avenue' inside the Ciputra World Jakarta complex, as well as acquiring Makro and rebranding it into Lotte Mart for hypermarket business and Lotte Grosir (previously Lotte Mart Wholesale) for wholesale business. As of 2017, Lotte Department Store is not expanding despite the company plans to open 5 more stores.
KL Festival City was constructed on an 8 acres land at a cost of RM 215 million by Parkson Holdings (PHB) and opened its doors on 20 October 2011 with the grand opening held on 9 March 2012. The opening of KL Festival City also marks a new milestone for PHB with its entry into shopping mall management. Since then, it has become a new landmark at Jalan Genting Klang and popular spot amongst students and families from nearby colleges such as Tunku Abdul Rahman University College and neighbourhoods.
Tan Sri William Cheng Heng Jem or William H.J. Cheng (born 1943) is the chairman of Lion Group Malaysia, a conglomerate having diversified businesses encompassing retail, property development, mining, steel, agriculture and computer. He is known for introducing the Parkson department store chain in 1987.
At present, the mall has two anchor tenants - Parkson and TGV Cinemas. The latter operates a cineplex at the top floor of the shopping mall, also dubbed as Cloud 8.
Shopping centres that are located in Happy Garden are Plaza OUG (but sadly, it's going to be closed in 2019) (which houses brands like Parkson and Giant), Central Supermarket (but was closed down in 2012), Pearl Point Shopping Mall, Carrefour and The Store. Mid Valley Megamall in Mid Valley City is a 15-minute drive away, through Old Klang Road.
In this episode, Megan Hunt (Dana Delany) stops the funeral of Nikki Parkson (Mary Fegreus) after seeing irregularities in her death. Nikki's mother Lillian (Jill Eikenberry), and siblings Sara (Jo Armeniox) and Bill (Eric Sheffer Stevens), all say that Nikki was suicidal, with evidence at the scene suggesting this, but when Megan and Peter Dunlop (Nicholas Bishop) do an autopsy, the evidence suggests otherwise. Meanwhile, Megan finds out from daughter Lacey (Mary Mouser) that her ex-husband Todd (Jeffrey Nordling) is in a relationship with her boss Kate Murphy (Jeri Ryan).