Japan

Daiso founder Hirotako Yano passes away at 80

Yano established the company in 1977.

Daiso founder Hirotako Yano passes away at 80

Yano established the company in 1977.

Mitsubishi, KDDI to co-own Lawson

KDDI currently holds a 2.1% share of Lawson.

Fun Japan introduces new e-commerce platform You.en

The site will feature short video content from users testing various products.

Shiseido launches new beauty wellness brands

The beauty brand has collaborated with distributors Tsumura and Kagome for two new brands.

IKEA unveils the most sustainable store in Japan

The Maebashi store will have the lowest operational climate footprint in the market.  

Uniqlo sues SHEIN over alleged shoulder bag imitation

It demands SHEIN to stop selling the product and compensation for damages.

AEON Mall to install 15 MW solar carports

The solar carports will be installed in 12 AEON stores.

Shiseido launches app to provide beauty regimen support for consumers

The app also provides them with feedback on the appropriateness of their regimen application.

Aeon switches 55% of domestic stores to renewable energy

The retailer has achieved 3,706 million kWh in renewable energy.

How Isetan Mitsukoshi attracts talentend employees

The company also promotes "specialised human resources."

Norway-based jewellery retailer Tom Wood enters Asian market with Tokyo flagship store

The store employs a contemporary and minimalist style for a cutting-edge customer experience.

CHARLES & KEITH introduces first exclusive showroom at new Japan flagship store

The new exclusive showroom will feature the brand’s new products to media and celebrities.

Shiseido to purchase Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare brand

The beauty brand will add to Shiseido’s robust prestige beauty portfolio.

Rakuten Seiyu Netsuper, Inc. to be become a subsidiary of Rakuten

Services under Rakuten Seiyu Netsuper will remain unaffected yet improved.

Shiseido opens Shiseido Future University for talent development

The programmes builds on Shiseido’s philosophy of “People First”.

PUMA Japan names new general manager

Ryokusai Inoue held positions as director of retail in PUMA and country manager of Tesla.

Japan’s Seven & i sells Sogo & Seibu to Fortress Investment Group unit

The company aims to focus on its convenience store businesses.