Tag - loft



Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 7, 2020
Loft lifestyle store chain to make China debut in July
Japanese lifestyle specialty store operator The Loft Co. will debut in the Chinese market by opening its first directly owned overseas outlet in Shanghai possibly in July.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Feb 9, 2019
Loft under fire for its outdated portrayal of women in advertising campaign
Retailers typically strive to promote their products by creating ad campaigns that attract consumers’ attention.
Japan Times
Jan 25, 2017
Vendors cash in on Trump mania with premium burgers, chocolate and toilet paper
While foreign products paying homage to new U.S. President Donald Trump are hot items online in Japan, the country's manufacturers and shops have also developed a range of items of their own — from premium hamburgers to chocolate.
Japan Times
Oct 21, 2016
2017 Putin calendar proving a hit in Japan
The personality cult surrounding Russian President Vladimir Putin is reaching new heights, and a growing number of Japanese are becoming curious about the details of his daily life.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
May 22, 2015
Wear Japan’s past this summer with yukata and monpe
This week clothing chain Uniqlo launched a line of colorful yukata while Loft has a new line of monpe pants.
Japan Times
Mar 27, 2014
Finding Japan's hidden punk scenes in their natural environments
Finding music in Japan can be a nightmare, and the live-music scene in particular is notoriously difficult to penetrate. Tucked away in the basements and upper floors of anonymous buildings, often in seedy parts of town, where the neighbors will be less likely to raise complaints against noise and loitering,...
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jul 12, 2013
Cashing in on Fuji fever
As Fujiyama-mania sweeps the nations, merchants watch their profits climb.
Japan Times
Events / Events Outside Tokyo
Feb 1, 2013
Cirque offshoot 7 Fingers has lofty ambitions
Since first touring its native province of Quebec in 1984, the self-styled "multifaceted creative force" that is Canada's Cirque du Soleil has become a major global phenomenon with several permanent venues.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals