Aug 28, 2015

Foreign tourist boom fuels 5% surge in Tiffany's Japan sales

American luxury jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. said Thursday that total sales in Japan rose 5 percent to $125 million in the May-to-July quarter, driven by a boost in foreign tourist spending in the country. “While our sales in Japan are largely made to ...

Burberry profit tops estimates as Bailey settles in as CEO

May 22, 2014

Burberry profit tops estimates as Bailey settles in as CEO

Burberry Group Plc’s new Chief Executive Officer Christopher Bailey outlined Wednesday his growth vision for the U.K.’s largest luxury-goods maker as he reported full-year earnings that exceeded estimates. “Tremendous opportunities lie ahead by channel, by region and by product category,” Bailey, 43, said at ...

Jul 27, 2013

Modern spice routes

Online cross-border shopping is booming, but Japan seems to be lagging behind in sales on these "modern spice routes" because of problems with English.