Beginning its journey on October 24, 1958, with the opening of its first outlet, a children’s fashion store, in Jakarta’s Pasar Baru district, Matahari went on to open Indonesia’s first modern department store in 1972. Since then, Matahari has established itself as a genuinely national
It currently operates 155 stores in 74 cities across Indonesia, with a total retail space of almost one million square meters and has a growing online presence through MatahariStore.com.
Drawing on its 60-year history, Matahari is enabling Indonesian families to look and feel good by providing an unbeatable selection of the latest fashion trends, as well as beauty products and homeware, showcased in its modern, friendly stores as well as its online platform, Matahari.com. Matahari is very proud of its support to the Indonesian economy, employing more than 40,000 people and partnering with approximately 850 local suppliers, as well as international suppliers.
Matahari’s exclusive brands have repeatedly been voted as Indonesia’s favorite fashion brands, and are sold only in the Company’s stores and MatahariStore.com. The Company has also received numerous national and international industry awards for all aspects of the business, reflecting its standing as one of Indonesia’s most dynamic and trusted companies, inter alia 3rd place among Indonesian retailers in the Top 500 Retail Asia Pacific (Retail Asia, Euromonitor & KPMG) and being in Brand Asia 2017’s Top 3 Most Powerful Retail Brands in Indonesia (Nikkei BP Consulting, Inc).