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Isetan Mitsukoshi

Isetan Mitsukoshi Archives

The China Syndrome: Japan department stores missing tourist shoppers

After a three-year wipeout, duty free sales are recovering, as tourism restrictions end. But the absence of travellers f...

From great terror to great opportunity: The rebirth of Isetan

Department store closings were once the mall owner’s Great Terror. Now, they can be the Great Opportunity.

Isetan Mitsukoshi to close Ebisu department store

Isetan Mitsukoshi is to close its 26-year-old Ebisu department store next year after failing to turn around mounting los...

Japan’s 10-day holiday did little for local retailers

An unprecedented 10-day holiday period in Japan, extended to celebrate the enthronement of Crown Prince Naruhito, saw un...

Japan’s Familiar childrenswear popping up overseas

Japanese childrenswear brand Familiar is opening its first-ever pop-up stores overseas, in Paris and London.

Isetan Mitsukoshi replacing CEO

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

Isetan Mitsukoshi launching online store

Japanese department store company Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings is about to launch an online store.

Isetan Mitsukoshi forming JV

Isetan Mitsukoshi is setting up a JV with vegetable delivery specialist Oisix.

Isetan Philippines in planning

An Isetan Philippines department store is slated to open in six years.

JV to open duty free store

Department store operator Isetan Mitsukoshi is expanding into the duty-free business. It has entered into a JV agreement...