Are you for real?
Yes! Fellow athletes, fitness enthusiasts and loyal customers of Under Armour you may breathe a sigh of relief!
Under Armour, one of the world’s leading sports brands and the second largest in the United States, has promised to absorb the 6% GST on all items sold in Malaysia. Customers will therefore enjoy the same prices on their purchases of Under Armour products, so you won't be affected the new consumption tax.
“More and more Malaysians have cultivated a passion and love for sports and fitness, and we want to encourage this positive trend. By absorbing the 6% GST on all our items sold in Malaysia, we want to give athletes and fitness enthusiasts a reason to continue excelling in sports. We want to encourage active sports customers to seek the right products that will assist them to perform their best, to will them to become better and stronger athletes,” commented Michael Binger, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Triple Private Limited (Triple). Triple is Under Armour’s exclusive distributor in the South East Asian region.
With a penchant for innovation and performance, the brand has developed cutting-edge technology in sporting apparel, including its signature Compression Technology, driven by a vision to empower athletes everywhere to improve their performance.
Known for its bold, unconventional and attention-grabbing campaigns, sports label Under Armour is worn and loved by athletes around the world. Some of the brand’s ambassadors include personalities such as swimmer Michael Phelps, ballerina Misty Copeland and NBA player Stephen Curry.
Under Armour’s first Malaysian store opened recently at the iconic Suria KLCC, with several more in the pipelines, namely Pavilion, which is the second outlet that will be open in Malaysia on 6th April, Mid Valley (mid 2015), and Sunway Pyramid (late 2015). Under Armour is also available in sport specialty retailers as well as at selected gyms and studios.
So yes, you may continue to shop in peace in their stores! :)