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Tourist spending rises at Japanese department stores

Tourist spending at Japanese department stores jumped 42.8 per cent last month to ¥19.3 billion (US$173.8 million).

Shanghai’s No. 1 Department Store

Shanghai’s No. 1 Department Store to close for facelift

Shanghai’s No. 1 Department Store will close from June 19 for a major facelift.

Kristina Karlsson, founder of Kikki K

Kikki.K to launch in Nordstrom stores across US

Upmarket stationery chain pens deal with luxury department store retailer.

Emart Vietnam

Shinsegae Group pulling E-mart out of China

Korean E-mart discount chain will leave the Chinese market, says Shinsegae Group vice-chairman.

Matahari Department Store

Matahari Department Store wins retail award

Matahari Department Store has won the retail category of Warta Ekonomi magazine’s Most Admired Company Award.

Parkson China

Loss deepens for Parkson Retail Asia

Parkson Retail Asia’s third-quarter net loss deepened 24.4 per cent to S$9.1 million (US$6.4 million).

Fruits, grocery

Aeon Vietnam aims to open 500 grocery stores

Aeon Vietnam is planning to open 500 grocery stores across the nation by 2025.

Spar Guangdong

Spar Guangdong opens two hypermarkets

Spar Guangdong has opened two hypermarkets, one in Guzhen Huayi and the other in Wuhua county.

M&S Malaysia 1

M&S launches boutique concept in Malaysia

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a premium boutique concept in Kuala Lumpur.

Osaka

Sales slide continues for Japanese retailers

The sales slide continued for Japanese retailers last month, say industry bodies.

Uniqlo Move

Concept store Uniqlo Move opens in Tokyo

Lifestyle concept store Uniqlo Move has been launched in Tokyo by the Japanese fashion basics retailer.

CEO

Isetan Mitsukoshi replacing CEO

Japanese department store chain Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings has appointed a new chief executive.

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