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M’sians Praise Decathlon For Stopping Sale of Kayak & Life Jackets To Reserve For Flood Relief Aid

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The flash floods have led to the rise of many local heroes who have selflessly volunteered to help those in need. Local companies have also pledged to help those in need by offering services, items and even financial support.

Recently, it was announced by Decathlon Malaysia that in light of the recent floods, they would be temporarily suspending all sales of their inflatable kayak boats, stand up paddle, paddles and life jackets in order to keep a complete stock available for priority for the official NGOs and Malaysian authorities.

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They also urged any representatives of government bodies or NGOs to contact them via call for any further assistance and inquiries.

The good news was also spread by Malaysians on social media who praised the sports goods company for their response towards flood relief.

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One netizen shared their experience of going into a Decathlon store in search of a life jacket. “Guess what? The promoter said; ‘I’m sorry bro. All the buoyancy aid items such as life jackets, paddles and kayaks have been sent for the flood relief mission. At all Decathlon stores.”

The netizen upon hearing the news, was delighted at the fact that Decathlon is helping those in need.

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Netizens applaud and praise Decathlon for helping out

The tweet amassed over 25,100 likes and 24,800 shares. Many Malaysians took to the comments to praise the actions of Decathlon.

One user commented, “I will buy everything sports related at Decathlon after this!”

“At least I know my money is going to a good cause.”

Another said, “This is why I always buy things at Decathlon. I support you always! TQ Decathlon.”

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“This type of move is actually marketing worth millions. Now people will support Decathlon because they helped the community during tough times,” pointed out a netizen.

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Thank you to Decathlon for the prompt and selfless action! Should other companies also get involved ASAP? Let us know in the comments.

 

Also read: Malaysians Are So Proud of PETRONAS For Pledging RM25 MILLION Towards Flood Relief

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