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Itochu Archives

Eddie Bauer gears up expansion plan in Japan

Under the deal, Itochu will partner with Mizujin to design, manufacture and distribute Eddie Bauer products.

FamilyMart Japan subject of US$5 billion takeover bid

Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart will be sold outright to local trading house Itochu, according to a new repo...

Online-payment startup Paidy wins US$55m funding

Japanese startup Paidy raises funds for scheme allowing online shoppers to buys goods without a credit card.

Bensimon Japan opens concept store

Bensimon Japan has opened a concept store in Tokyo, the fourth international outlet for the French label.

Takeover bid for Philippine FamilyMart

Philippine FamilyMart may be taken over by Phoenix Petroleum as part of diversification move.

FamilyMart Philippines chain up for auction

FamilyMart Philippines, partly owned by the Ayala and Tantoco groups, is up for auction.

Chinese bidders lining up for Bally International

Chinese apparel manufacturer Fujian Septwolves Industry and conglomerate Fosun International are among bidders for the €...

Descente China plans store blitz

Sportswear maker Descente China plans to open 100 retail stores under its own name before March 2019.

Wasedaya Shirt brand returns, but not in Japan

A Japanese businessman has revived the established Japanese shirt brand Wasedaya Shirt - in Vietnam.

LeSportsac to expand China footprint

Japanese trading house Itochu has formed a joint venture with Hong Kong based Novo Fashion Retail Group to ramp up LeSpo...