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Takashimaya to offer financial services in Japan

Japanese department store Takashimaya is to sell financial products and services in partnership with an online securities company, SBI Securities.

Vietnam retail sales surge, but virus fears set to dull mood

Retail sales in Vietnam’s commercial capital Ho Chi Minh City were estimated at US$4.8 billion last month, up by 11.2 per cent year on year.

Frozen-themed cafes pop up in Japan

Frozen-themed cafes are popping up in Japan, marking the release of the Disney animated film Frozen 2.

Takashimaya bullish about profit potential in Southeast Asia

Japanese department-store operator Takashimaya is banking on its Vietnam and Thailand expansion to drive growth this year as it seeks to achieve profitability in its Southeast Asian business.

Famed ramen chain Ichiran to pop up at Takashimaya

Popular Japanese ramen chain Ichiran will open a pop-up at Takashimaya Singapore’s Japan Food Matsuri event.

Change of heart for Takashimaya in China

Takashimaya in China has reversed its decision to shut down its Shanghai store after negotiating a rent reduction.

Gucci makeup to launch in Singapore

Gucci Makeup by Alessandro Michele is set to launch in Singapore next month.

Burberry Bespoke launches first counter at Takashimaya

Burberry Bespoke has launched its first standalone counter at Takashimaya.

Watsons Singapore launches store-in-store concept

Watsons Singapore has launched a premium store concept at Takashimaya.

Takashimaya to close Shanghai store, liquidate China subsidiary

Japanese department-store operator Takashimaya is to close its Shanghai department store after years of losses, and liquidate its China business.

Takashimaya eyes opportunities in Southeast Asia

Takashimaya says it is evaluating opportunities to open department stores in the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia.

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 unexpectedly low sales increases for Japanese businesses.