Popular Holdings Limited
Popular Holdings Limited (PHL), an investment holding company, engages in the retail and distribution, publishing, and e-learning businesses. It operates as a retailer and distributor of books, magazines, stationery, CD-ROMs, and audio products; and as publisher, wholesaler, and dealer of books. The company also engages in the production of e-learning products; development of properties and software; and provision of e-commerce and logistics services. In addition, it provides publishing support and product sourcing services; software subscription services and services for the development of Websites; training and e-learning services; and Website technical design, technological consultation, and other related services. Further, the company engages in promoting, franchising, and setting up of pre-schools. PHL is also engaged in Property Development. As of April 30, 2010, it operated 133 retail outlets. Popular Holdings Limited operates in Singapore, Malaysia, Greater China, and Canada. The company was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Singapore, Singapore. Popular Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of World Holdings (Pte) Limited.