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Mitsukoshi Paris showcase planned

Japanese retailer Isetan Mitsukoshi is returning to France with plans for a Mitsukoshi Paris store.

Singapore retailers create internships

Singapore retail internships will now be available from five major store brands in a program that could lead to students getting permanent employment.

Japanese department stores at crisis point

Differing business models could result in Japanese department stores losing their identity in the retail world, warns CEO Onishi Hiroshi of the Mitsukoshi and Isetan department stores.

Isetan Thailand unveils Washoku Gallery food concept

Isetan Thailand has converted its fifth floor into a food concept called Washoku Gallery, which opens today, December 18.

Isetan Singapore losses mount

Isetan Singapore has reported a third straight quarterly loss.

Bleak result for Isetan Singapore

Isetan Singapore has reported mounting losses as sales fall and rents rise.

Isetan to close Singapore store

Department store Isetan will close one of its two department stores on Singapore’s Orchard Rd after 28 years. The company says it will convert its Wisma Atria store into leased retail space and provide facilities management for tenants from the second quarter of 2015. Isetan’s main department store on Orchard Rd, in the nearby Shaw House is unaffected. The Japanese company, which is listed in Singapore, issued a statement to the stock exchange on Friday saying it will endeavour to l…

‘Cult’ skincare chain looks to Asia

New Zealand skincare products company Trilogy International says it will expand further in Asian. It says its chain of stores in Hong Kong and growing “cult” status in Japan serve as a catalyst to expansion in the region. With the Asian skincare market projected to be worth in excess of $20 billion in 2014, Trilogy International CEO Stephen Sinclair believes the market opportunity for Trilogy is huge. The region currently represents 14 per cent of Trilogy’s natural skincare business a…

Isetan to close China store

Japanese department store struggles to make profits in Shenyang.

Isetan Mitsukoshi eyes Indonesia

Japanese department store chain to widen operations in southeast Asia.

Mini Isetan for Haneda Airport

Isetan to open mini department store at Haneda Airport.