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US multibrand streetwear and sneaker retailer Kith is to open its first international flagship store, in Tokyo, Japan this Saturday.
Chinese fruit-based cheese tea brand Nayuki is making its debut in Japan, opening its first cafe in the Zero Gate shopping complex in Osaka.
Singaporean breakfast chain Ya Kun Kaya Toast is attempting to crack the Japanese market, opening a store in Tokyo in a second foray into the country.
Amorepacific’s makeup brand Espoir has entered Japanese offline retail channels after making an online debut in April.
Hong Kong lingerie brand 6ixty8ight marks its Japanese debut on June 20 by launching an e-commerce store.
Newly released McDonald’s sales figures have shown a marked global improvement for the business sequentially from late March through May despite Covid-19.
Shiseido is to open its new beauty retailing concept store Beauty Square in Tokyo’s Harajuku district today.
Muji products will soon be stocked in Lawson Japan outlets, and further daily-use products will be developed under a new private brand.
Japanese department store Odakyu has partnered with Taeltech marketplace to launch service in China.
Spanish fashion brand Ecoalf has opened its first Japanese flagship store, in Tokyo’s Shibuya, spanning two floors and featuring its latest collection.
Inditex plans to close up to 1200 smaller stores globally as it invests more than €2.7 billion in expanding its online capacity and large-format stores.
Ikea Harajuku, modelled on smaller compact inner city Ikea stores popping up in Paris and New York, targets urban apartment dwellers with a smaller, curated range of about 9500 goods selected from its big-box destination shops.