BFM: The Business Radio Station

TEL: +603-7710-9000 (studio)
SMS: +6018-789-8899
Advanced Search 
Broadcast Date: 


Podcast > Morning Run > The Breakfast Grille > Federal Furniture Focuses on the Kitchen as the Heart of the Home

Federal Furniture Focuses on the Kitchen as the Heart of the Home

Choy Wai Hin, Federal Furniture Holdings

01-Aug-12 01:10

Federal Furniture Holdings Group Managing Director and Executive Director, Choy Wai Hin, discusses:

--  Federal Furniture Holdings' main businesses of manufacturing & export, interior fit-out, and retail

--  the shift in their manufacturing business model following stiff competition from China

--  their biggest export market and outlook considering the global slowdown

--  the problem of shortage of labour in the furniture manufacturing industry

--  if the government's efforts to resolve the shortage has been successful and the impact of the levy on foreign workers

--  its interior fit out division has done several mega projects like the Prime Minister's Residence, the Palace of Justice, the Melawati Palace in Putrajaya, the Alam Shah Palace in Klang

--  why this division didn't do as well as the other divisions in the business

--  new projects to ensure turnover for the interior fit out division

--  if stiff competition in this segment means scarificing margin yields to procure projects

--  how the company is returning to its roots as a furniture retailer with the brand new Kitchen Plus outlet

--  the concept of Kitchen Plus, the expected demand from growing affluence in the domestic market, and competition from other brands 

Tags: , Consumer Goods/Services, Industrial Goods/Services, CEO/Business leaders


Share this podcast

Latest Podcasts

Play / Pause

Listen now : Evening Edition


Today’s Shows

back to current show