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Japanese retail sales have recorded a distinct uptick as consumers enter panic-buying mode in response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Nikkei Asian Review.
KFC Japan will celebrate its Golden anniversary this year, its launch dating back to March 1970 in an Osaka trial, with the first permanent store opening in November in Nagoya.
Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Shopee is partnering with Shiseido Asia Pacific to propel the growth of Japanese beauty products in Southeast Asia.
Uniqlo has for a third time partnered with Finnish design company Marimekko to launch a new limited-edition collection Uniqlo x Marimekko.
Isetan Mitsukoshi is to close its 26-year-old Ebisu department store next year after failing to turn around mounting losses.
Uniqlo Vietnam is to open Ho Chi Minh’s second store this year despite the coronavirus outbreak.
Japanese cosmetics label Shiseido has released a new skincare brand, Baum, responding to growing consumer demand for products that embrace social responsibility and environmental considerations.
Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo will open its largest store yet at the recently refurbished Mitsui Outlet Park in Japan on April 10.
Japanese hair salon Miyanishi Yakeyama, created by architectural firm Fathom, features a wall of greenery and copper pipes.
UD Retail Co has opened a Mega Don Quijote Uny store in Ichihara, Chiba.
Starbucks Japan has launched a new concept store in collaboration with railway operator JR East, the Starbucks Coffee Takanawa Gateway Station.
Singaporean and Japanese Bridal jewellery brand Venus Tears has opened a flagship store off Orchard Road.