Farewell Tesco Malaysia, and say hello to Lotuss Stores.
Yesterday (Monday, 15th February), the supermarket chain announced that it’ll be changing its name to Lotuss Stores or Lotus’s Malaysia, following a rebranding exercise that is expected to be completed by the end of this year.
Several Malaysians have already took notice of the change while carrying out their usual grocery runs. Some shared that several Tesco Malaysia stores have already begun to distribute flyers informing visitors of the change. Meanwhile, those checking into the Tesco premise have also spotted the new name when scanning their MySejahtera app when checking in.
Last year, Tesco Stores (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd was sold to Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group entities. The acquisition was approved by the Malaysia Trade Competition Commission (MTCC) in November 2020. It remains unclear if the new name will be Tesco Lotus or Lotus’s (just like the ones in Thailand).
You’ll probably want to get your hands on your favourite Tesco merchandise, before they become antiques.
hold on to ur tesco bags, they might become antiques
— MGAG (@My_MGAG) February 15, 2021
What do you think of the new name Lotuss Stores?