Japan retail sector

Bain Capital to buy majority stake in Japanese apparel maker Mash 

Fashion brands under Mash include Gelato Pique, Snidel, and Fray I.D.

Bain Capital to buy majority stake in Japanese apparel maker Mash 

Fashion brands under Mash include Gelato Pique, Snidel, and Fray I.D.

Isetan Mitsukoshi posts over 145% sales growth in Tokyo stores

It also saw a 133% increase in its domestic department stores.

E-commerce market in Japan to grow by nearly 7% in 2022

The market is expected to be valued at $194.3.

Lawson net income climbs to JPY624m in Q1

This is up from JPY 393m in the same quarter last year. 

Suntory profit jumps 40% in H1

The beverage company reported a profit of JPY74b.

Japanese brand GU to open first store in the US

Its pop-up store will be located in Soho, New York. 

Growth in sight for Japan’s retail sector despite slow recovery

Store footfall is continuing to rise despite substantial COVID-19 cases.

Japan’s retail sector enjoys foot traffic recovery in Q1

Second-hand luxury goods businesses saw solid demand in the quarter.