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LG to take over Avon Products Japan

LG Household & Healthcare says an affiliate will buy cosmetics firm Avon Products Japan for US$97 million.


Shimamura going on line in Taiwan

Japanese clothing retailer Shimamura will soon expand into online sales in Taiwan.

Apple watch store

Time expires for Apple Watch-exclusive

Time has run out for Japan’s Apple Watch-exclusive store.


Sofina Beaute continues expansion

Sofina Beaute has arrived in Singapore as part of its rollout in Asean countries.

Park n Parcel

Park N Parcel raises US$648,000 seed funding

Park N Parcel plans offshore expansion after raising US$648,000 in a seed funding round.

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Shiseido buying up tech start-ups

Shiseido has started buying up tech companies as a gambit to cater to a younger generation of buyers.

Tag Heuer - Ginza boutique

Watch inspires Tag Heuer Japan’s Ginza boutique  

Using its Connected Modular watch as inspiration, Tag Heuer’s new Ginza boutique aims to reinvent the customer experience.

Yoshinoya beef bowl

Yoshinoya Holdings sets up India subsidiary

Japanese fast-food restaurant group Yoshinoya Holdings has established a wholly owned subsidiary in India.

Alexachung model

Alexachung expands in Asia with Tokyo pop-ups

Alexachung opens Tokyo pop-up stores.

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Gucci adds cool to cassette tapes

Gucci is helping make cassette tapes cool again in a collaborative collection with the Waltz shop in Tokyo’s Nakameguro district.


Bensimon Japan opens concept store

Bensimon Japan has opened a concept store in Tokyo, the fourth international outlet for the French label.


Singapore first overseas outlet for Unagiya Ichinoji

Japanese restaurant chain Miyagawa Honten has opened its first overseas outlet with Unagiya Ichinoji at Robertson Quay.


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