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Muji bus targets customers in Japan’s mountains

Consumer goods retailer Muji has built a Muji bus – a store inside a revamped tourist coach targeting consumers living in Japan’s mountains.

Muji to launch monthly subscription service with Idee

Japanese retailer Muji is to launch a subscription service for furniture and interior goods with its designer brand Idee.

Muji US enters Chapter 11 owing US$65 million

Japanese homewares and lifestyle retailer division Muji US has entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with debts of US$64 million.

Muji Marina Square store closes permanently

The Muji Marina Square store will not reopen today when social-distancing measures allow retailers to recommence trade. in Singapore.

Lawson Japan to stock Muji products

Muji products will soon be stocked in Lawson Japan outlets, and further daily-use products will be developed under a new private brand.

Muji convenience-store concept opens at JD HQ

A 605sqm Muji convenience store called Mujicom, has opened in the headquarters of e-commerce giant JD with 71 seats for dining in.

Muji to open largest Hong Kong flagship store

Despite struggling with suspended operations and inventory problems during the Covid-19 pandemic, Japanese home-and lifestyle-goods retailer Muji is set to open its 21st store in Hong Kong later this month.

Muji Japan moves online as Covid-19 crisis closes stores

Muji Japan has launched an online store on Amazon, strengthening its e-commerce presence as the Covid-19 crisis closes stores.

Muji parent Ryohin Keikaku caught in US$68 million tax dodge

Muji store parent Ryohin Keikaku has been found to have dodged paying US$68.3 million in tax by transferring taxable income to its operations in China.

Global brands continue to shutter stores across China as coronavirus spreads

Widespread temporary store closures continue across China as the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country.

Ikea China closes all stores in wake of coronavirus

Swedish furniture and homewares chain Ikea has closed all of its mainland Chinese stores in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Muji Vietnam launch imminent

The first Muji Vietnam store is set to open within three months, a year after the Japanese household goods and apparel chain established an office in the country.