The Store Corporation Berhad is a leading operator of supermarkets, departmental stores and hypermarkets in the country. Not only is The Store Corporation Berhad recognised as the largest supermarket and departmental chain by The Malaysia Book of Records (since 2001), it is also the oldest existing supermarket cum departmental chain in Malaysia. In 2008, The Store Corporation Berhad is celebrating its 40th anniversary since its first outlet at Jalan Besar in Bukit Mertajam opened on 28 November 1968. The Store Corporation Berhad has been listed on Bursa Malaysia since 3 March 1994. The Store Corporation Berhad is the only Malaysian retailer with outlets established in every state of the Peninsular Malaysia, with 51 supermarkets & departmental stores operating in the name of 'The Store' under the legal entity The Store (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. The Store Group also operates hypermarkets through its wholly-owned subsidiary Pacific Hypermarket & Departmental Store Sdn. Bhd. At present, the Pacific group has 7 outlets at Star Parade and Alor Star Mall (both in Alor Star, Kedah), Megamal Pinang in Seberang Perai Tengah, Pulau Pinang, KB Mall in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Batu Pahat Mall in Batu Pahat, Johore, and the new outlets at Pacific Komtar in Georgetown, Pulau Pinang and Kluang Mall in Kluang, Johore. Milimewa Superstore Sdn. Bhd., which operates 17 supermarkets and departmental stores in Sabah, has been under The Store Corporation Berhad since May 2005 and is The Store Corporation Berhad's retail arm in East Malaysia and a strategic foothold for future expansion.