JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Modern retail network PT Matahari Department Store Tbk (LPPF), opened its newest outlet in Citimall Baturaja, South Sumatra.
The outlet that occupies a building on A. Yani street, Tanjung Baru subdistrict, East Baturaja district, South Sumatera became the first outlet in Baturaja district and became the sixth outlet operating in South Sumatera province.
Miranti Hadisusilo, Corporate Secretary & Legal Director of Matahari, said amidst tighter retail competition in Indonesia, the company is still able to strengthen its presence by continuing to expand in several cities and districts.
In 2017, Matahari has added six outlets, having previously opened in Pacific Mall Tegal, Suncity Mall Madiun, Lippo Plaza Jember, Manhattan Time Square Medan, and Grage City Cirebon.
"Matahari sees opportunities in this city of Baturaja, in addition to assessing the increasingly rapid lifestyle, the management also sees the condition where residents of this city must travel quite a distance to reach the nearest Matahari outlets," she said in a written statement on Thursday (11/23/2017).
The presence of Matahari at Citimall Baturaja Baturaja is expected to have a positive impact on local residents, especially with the absorption of labor with nearly 200 people.