About Times Publishing Group

Times Publishing Group is a highly regarded media company recognised for its core competency in publishing, printing, distribution and retail. With a strong heritage that stretches as far back as the 1950s, the Asian-based media company, owned by Fraser and Neave Limited, has made its mark for delivering quality and innovative solutions globally. 

Our integrated group of businesses is driven by our reputable brands, Marshall Cavendish, Times Printers, Pansing and Times bookstores.

Marshall Cavendish, a publisher of choice and winner of numerous awards and accolades, has extensive works in numerous languages that span across education, general interest, business information and home reference. 

Times Printers is one of the largest commercial printers in the Asia Pacific region, providing clients with a highly integrated and timely one-stop service. 

Pansing represents major book and magazine publishers from the UK, USA, Australia and Southeast Asia, and is one of the leading distributors of books and magazines in different languages in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong. 

Times bookstores, the trusted retail brand under Times Publishing Group, offers a wide variety of books and complementary products to customers through our chain of outlets in Singapore and Malaysia. 

With over 2,500 staff and a global presence in key cities in Asia, Australia, Europe, the UK, South America and the US, Times Publishing Group has established itself as a global brand committed to providing excellence and quality to consumers and business partners worldwide. 

Times bookstores

Times bookstores, a member of Times Publishing Limited, 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 close to 40 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.