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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.
All American Eagle and Aerie stores in Japan are set for closure by year end.
Artisanal coffee roaster and retailer Blue Bottle has been rumoured to be expanding into Hong Kong since netizens discovered job postings for a brand experience manager and operations director back in August.
Uniqlo Korea has sparked yet another round of controversy, this time by distributing free Heattech shirts as part of a new marketing offensive.
Japanese used designer products retailer Komehyo has launched in Bangkok.
Stockholm-based retailer Sneakersnstuff is about to open a flagship store in Tokyo, its first Asia location.
Burberry Japan has opened a flagship store in Tokyo’s Ginza district, the label’s fourth new store to open in the last six months.
FamilyMart Japan is reducing its operational costs by letting go 800 employees, equal to about one in 10 of the convenience-store operator’s total staff count.