About Us

Times Publishing Group is an Asian based media company, providing innovative services and solutions based on core strengths in printing, publishing, distribution and retail. As one of the most reputable names in the business, Times Publishing Group has a strong heritage of over 30 years and continues to push boundaries and provide a wider spectrum of media solutions for its customers. With a global network of 20 international offices and 40 subsidiaries in key cities in South-east Asia, East Asia, Australia and the US, Times Publishing Group has established itself as a global brand and is committed to providing excellence and quality to consumers and business partners.

Times Publishing Group reaches out to the consumers through our retail touch points, they are Times bookstores and Times Travel.

Times bookstores

Times bookstores is a leading retailer of English language books and complementary products in the region, with a chain of outlets throughout Singapore and Malaysia. Established in 1978, Times bookstores has been a provider to the reading needs of Singapore and Malaysia for the last 30 years.

We offer a wide variety of products catering to readers of all ages and interests including children's books, lifestyle and non-fiction books. Times bookstores also hosts a number of exciting and vibrant activities, including author appearances, book signings and workshops for customers. Generating interest and awareness of publishers' products, and creating an engaging and inspiring environment conducive to book appreciation has firmly established Times bookstores as a retailer of choice.

With our retail outlets located across the Asia, we offer our business client a strategic advantage to reach out to book lovers in the region. Our membership programme, Times Privilege Card organises promotions and activities regularly to reward and encourage members’ participation. The information on our customers’ profile, buying pattern and preference, further supports our publishers to implement targeted marketing activities and programmes.

Times Travel

Specially developed for the travel retail market, Times Travel offers the latest and most current product mix as well as an enhanced retail store environment and experience for travellers on the go.

Major Milestones

2012
Times Newslink, A Subsidiary of LS Travel Retail Singapore and Times Publishing Group was awarded agreement contract for 9 news, books and convenience stores in Changi Airport's 3 Terminals

2010
Times bookstores expands its retail footprint with the opening of two new stores at Suntec City and Paragon

2008
Times bookstores becomes "Asia's biggest book retailer" with Indonesia store opening

2007
Times bookstores set to unveil flagship store in Pavilion

2006
Acquisition of Pacific Bookstores

2004
Times NewsLink acquires the WH Smith retail business in Singapore

2001
The largest-ever Times The Bookshop retail outlet is opened at Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2000
The Group opens Times NewsLink, the largest bookshop at Singapore Changi International Airport, in a joint venture with Newslink of Australia

1978
Times The Bookshop opens its first retail outlet in Singapore.