In either of the two sizable department stores in downtown Penang, it is not possible to buy a single/lone sheet. They only come in sets, with a fitted bottom sheet, a duvet (quilt) cover, and a pillow case. Oh and in BOLD patterns.
In one store, the one rack of heavy coats for sale is, logically, in the travel department, next to the suitcases.
And seen at the supermarket:
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