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Japanese airline ANA has opened a pop-up shop equipped with avatar robots that enable customers to shop remotely.
7-Eleven India is poised to launch in Mumbai, marking the first major international convenience-store chain to take on local players.
A Chinese court has ruled Japanese retailer Muji must pay RMB626,000 (US$89,000) and apologise to a local firm after losing a trademark-infringement case.
Investigators have discovered 7-Eleven Japan to have been underpaying staff since the 1970s, according to a Nikkei report.
Bok Marketing is launching its fifth preloved superstore, “Jalan Jalan Japan” (or “JJJ Superstore”) at Bandar Baru Bangi in Malaysia.
Aeon Vietnam has opened its second shopping mall in Hanoi, located in Hanoi’s southwestern district of Ha Dong.
The first Uniqlo Vietnam store opened its doors today, marking the Japanese fast-fashion brand’s sixth market in Southeast Asia.
Eighties-era Japanese streetwear brand íxi:z is making a second debut in Singapore, launching next week at Mandarin Gallery.
Japanese supermarket operator Aeon is seeking to expand its e-commerce arm by hiring British online grocer Ocado.
Upmarket British department store firm Fortnum & Mason has enjoyed double-digit growth this financial year largely driven by its operations in Asia.
Japan retail sales fell by 7.1 per cent in October – the greatest single monthly fall in almost five years.
Frozen-themed cafes are popping up in Japan, marking the release of the Disney animated film Frozen 2.