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Japan

Japan Archives

Mattress retailer launches in Japan

E-tailer expands into new international market.

Acne Studios launching 48-hour online pop-up

Acne Studios is launching a 48-hour online pop-up store offering curated classics.

Asia-Pacific boosts Uniqlo profit

Profit soars 24 per cent, despite a more modest 3 per cent sales lift.

Ippudo restaurant owner applies for listing

Ramen restaurant chain Ippudo’s owner is expected to list shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as early as March.

Jetro helping convenience stores

Four major convenience store chains in Japan are teaming up with Jetro to expand overseas as TPP clears the way.

Jalux opens duty-free outlets in Hanoi

Japanese travel retailer Jalux has launched its first airport outlets outside Japan, with three stores at Hanoi Noi Bai ...

I.T. Limited sales rise despite Hong Kong

Apparel business I.T. Limited has boosted sales by 5.1 per cent to HK$3.393 billion in the first half year despite a slo...

Clarks steps up in Asia

British footwear brand Clarks says it sees Asia Pacific growth as a “a key strategic focus” for the company. The 190 yea...

Aeon sells premium food online

Aeon has launched a new online store selling authentic Japanese cuisine to Hongkongers.

Hermes weathers storm

Luxury goods retailer Hermes says a slowdown in sales in Hong Kong has been more than offset by solid Japanese trade.