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Strong sales across Asia and rapid online growth helped beauty-products retailer Groupe L’Occitane contain its sales decline during the June quarter to a comparatively respectable 22 per cent.
Consumer goods retailer Muji has built a Muji bus – a store inside a revamped tourist coach targeting consumers living in Japan’s mountains.
A long-running feud for control of a Japanese provider of home-cooked meals Ootoya has spilled out of the boardroom and into the kitchen.
7-Eleven has hit a new milestone with the opening of its 71,100th store.
North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) has launched a face-mask collection online, supporting communities impacted by Covid-19.
Fashion label Burberry is optimistic about a post-Covid-19 recovery as sales began to return to normal in Asia during the June quarter.
Japanese restaurant chain Kura Sushi has opened a flagship restaurant in Tokyo’s Asakusa district, designed by Kashiwa Sato of Samurai.
Japanese retailer Muji is to launch a subscription service for furniture and interior goods with its designer brand Idee.
Japanese fast fashion retailer Uniqlo is seeing a significant rise in sales in Japan despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese homewares and lifestyle retailer division Muji US has entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with debts of US$64 million.
Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart will be sold outright to local trading house Itochu, according to a new report in Nikkei.
Takashimaya, the Japanese department store operator, has reported a loss of US$190 million in the May quarter as it faced extraordinary payments related to the Covid-19 pandemic.