Uniqlo unveils new flagship store in Tokyo's Ginza district

Business / Corporate Jun 18, 2020

Uniqlo unveils new flagship store in Tokyo's Ginza district

Casual clothing chain Uniqlo Co. unveiled to the press on Thursday its new flagship store in Tokyo's upscale Ginza shopping district, ahead of the store’s grand opening the following day. Uniqlo Tokyo, a four-story outlet conceptualized by famous designer Kashiwa Sato and refitted in an ...

Business / Corporate Apr 14, 2020

Apparel company Onward Holdings to close 700 outlets

Apparel maker Onward Holdings Co. plans to close around 700 outlets at home and abroad by the end of the current business year next February. The move, sparked by stagnant sales at its outlets in department stores and a decrease in customers due to the ...

For Japan's economy, worst of South Korea boycott may have passed

Business Nov 21, 2019

For Japan's economy, worst of South Korea boycott may have passed

While a South Korean consumer boycott of Japanese products continues in the wake of a prolonged dispute over wartime history and trade, economists say Japan has already seen the worst of its economic repercussions. Concerns had grown among businesses as moves to shun Japanese brands ...