Business Oct 22, 2020

Japan department store sales fall at faster pace in September

Department store sales dropped at a faster pace in September than in August amid the coronavirus pandemic, industry data showed Thursday. Same-store sales plunged 33.6% in September from a year before, following a 22.0% fall in August, the Japan Department Stores Association said. September's sales ...

June department store sales in Japan fall 19%

Business Jul 21, 2020

June department store sales in Japan fall 19%

Japan's department store sales declined 19.1 percent from a year earlier in June, improving from sharper falls in the previous months after the lifting of a state of emergency over the new coronavirus allowed stores to reopen, an industry body said Tuesday. Sales in June ...