SUPERMARKET BATTLE HEATS UP

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (FNS) -- The supermarket battle in this fast-developing Southeast Asian nation is about to intensify. For one thing, local supermarkets now have new competition from outsiders. Among recent entrants are Dutch cash-and-carry operator Makro and Singapore leader NTUC FairPrice, both of whom opened first-time outlets here last year.Meanwhile, traditional open-air markets are still

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (FNS) -- The supermarket battle in this fast-developing Southeast Asian nation is about to intensify. For one thing, local supermarkets now have new competition from outsiders. Among recent entrants are Dutch cash-and-carry operator Makro and Singapore leader NTUC FairPrice, both of whom opened first-time outlets here last year.

Meanwhile, traditional open-air markets are still strong competitors to supermarkets.

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