BRILLIANT FOR 62 YEARS

Sunshine celebrates 62 years serving Malaysian households.SUNSHINE makes our lives better, and we can all attest to that.

Besides the nourishing rays of the sun, Penangites will tell you about the other Sunshine they grew up with – retailer Sunshine, one of Penang’s oldest and most iconic brands.

Combining the philosophy of ‘by Malaysians, for Malaysians’ with fair prices and a huge selection, Sunshine’s supermarkets and department stores have been favorite places to shop for many decades.

Whether for daily needs or special occasions, there is always the assurance of value for money, which has resulted in Sunshine being awarded the Fair Price Shop award from the Ministry of Internal Trade and the consumption. This is the cornerstone of its longevity, allowing Sunshine to outlast many competitors in the retail industry.

Sunshine is celebrating its 62nd anniversary this year and has planned a series of exciting rewards and activities for loyal shoppers as a thank you for their support over the years.

The retailer has expanded the brand to what it is today – three large supermarkets and department stores, three neighborhood stores and 14 convenience stores in MNC factories.The retailer has expanded the brand to what it is today – three large supermarkets and department stores, three neighborhood stores and 14 convenience stores in MNC factories.

From Sunshines humble beginnings as a convenience store in the Suiwah neighborhood of Air ItamFrom Sunshines humble beginnings as a convenience store in the Suiwah neighborhood of Air Itam

Understanding the financial impact the pandemic has had on many families, Sunshine’s prices for most essential items and products have remained low and affordable.

Shoppers can search for buy-with-purchase, gift-with-purchase, or coupon deals they shouldn’t miss.

All of this can stretch your ringgit further, so keep an eye out for offers and score some nifty extras.

Prices for most essential items and commodities remain low and affordable.Prices for most essential items and commodities remain low and affordable.

Plus, there will be plenty of free sample pop-ups and new product walkthroughs, so help yourself to the freebies.

The current brand promise of “Great Stores, Great Choices” is a far cry from 1961, when Suiwah first staked its presence as a mini-market in Air Itam to meet the neighborhood’s daily needs for groceries, general supplies and other essentials.

Soon after, the Sunshine brand was born under the retail business division of the Suiwah Group.

Steady growth followed and Sunshine now has three large supermarkets and department stores, three neighborhood stores and 14 convenience stores in MNC factories.

It was also the first local retailer to switch from physical stores to online shopping to meet the needs of modern tech-savvy generations.

Fun activities await shoppers at birthday celebrations.Fun activities await shoppers at birthday celebrations.

Still, shopping at Sunshine stores in person is just as fun – especially with anniversary activities like “Shop, Spin and Win” sessions from Friday to Sunday throughout November with gift vouchers. purchase worth RM20,000 to be won at all stores.

The grand prize of RM300 in Sunshine Vouchers awaits three lucky winners per outlet each week. To qualify for a ride, purchase RM162 or more on a single storewide receipt.

Join in the auspicious anniversary celebrations with cake-cutting ceremonies on November 5 at Sunshine Jelutong (11 a.m.), Sunshine Lip Sin (3 p.m.) and Sunshine Bertam (6 p.m.), as well as November 12 at Suiwah Air Itam (10 a.m. ).

Mark your calendars for November 12 at Sunshine Farlim and November 26 at Sunshine Square as both days will be a hive of activity.

The Sunshine Bee mascot will buzz for meet-and-greets and hand out treats to children.

Free sand art and face painting workshops for children will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Try your luck in the all-day “Roll and Win Challenge” to win free gifts or Sunshine Gift Certificates. To qualify, purchase RM150 or more from the respective outlet in one receipt.

Recently, the Suiwah Group has branched out into real estate in the form of the 3.64 ha Sunshine Central fully integrated mixed development at Air Itam.

This project includes a shopping center, an office tower, a hotel and a luxury serviced apartment.

For more details on Sunshine Central, visit www.sunshinecentral.my. To shop Sunshine’s online store, visit www.sunshineonline.com.my.

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