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Parisian ready-to-wear label Maison Kitsune has announced plans to expand in Asia.
Japanese railway network operator JR East is testing an unmanned store in a Tokyo railway station.
Danish toy producer Lego has opened a store in Yokohama Landmark Plaza this week, introducing “Lego Mosaic Maker” to Japan.
Skin-care retailer The Creme Shop has released a collaboration with Hello Kitty.
Taiwanese bookstore chain Eslite is planning to expand into Japan.
Starbucks Taiwan has opened a store made entirely of shipping containers in Hualien Bay Mall.
Fast Retailing profit rose 34 per cent to US$2.11 billion in the year to August.
German fashion label Jil Sander has introduced a new store format in Tokyo.
Japanese discount store operator Don Quijote is approaching an agreement to take over Uny.
A seven-story Muji Ginza flagship store will be co-located with a hotel, gallery and diner in downtown Tokyo.
Italian apparel manufacturer Moncler has opened “House of Genius” retail concepts in New York and Tokyo.
Swedish boutique athletic footwear retailer Sneakersnstuff has announced plans for an Asian expansion.