Attention bookworms of Kuala Lumpur! A new lifestyle bookstore is set to open in Kuala Lumpur city.
Eslite is expected to open its first outlet in Southeast Asia in the city in 2021, but might be delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In a report by Taiwan Focus, Eslite Group chairperson Mercy Wu confirmed with the media of the opening of a store in Kuala Lumpur to enter a new market.
Headquartered in Xinyi District, Eslite Bookstore is one of the biggest bookstore chain in Taiwan, with 48 outlets in the island alone. They even have a 24-hour bookstore in Taiwan.
Established by Robert Wu Ching-yu in 1989, it has since then expanded into a lifestyle retail outlet, and they even have an Eslite Mall. Eslite have branches in China, Hong Kong and Japan, and Kuala Lumpur will be their first one out of the region.
It is not only famous for its variety of book choices, but also its trendy design and lifestyle products that they offer.
Oriental Daily reported that the store in Kuala Lumpur will boast an estimated size around 3,300 to 6,200 sqm wide. For your information, 6,200 sqm is approximately the size of 80 badminton courts.
We do not have the exact date of when they will be launching it, but Malaysian book readers, stay updated and be prepared for the tons of choices that we will have soon.