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Shiseido is aiming to cut about 1,500 jobs in Japan through early retirement program.
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 4, 2024
Outliers in Japanese stocks’ bull run under pressure to downsize
A rising number of blue-chip Japanese companies are cutting staff — a move that used to be seen as a last resort.
Female managers of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance take part in a training session in Tokyo in October 2018.
Nov 20, 2023
Listed firms in Japan work on fostering female managers
An increasing number of publicly traded Japanese companies are actively fostering female managers to assume leadership roles in the future.
Shiseido shares tumbled the most in 36 years on Monday after it slashed full-year profit forecasts on sluggish China demand.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 16, 2023
China slowdown adds to boycott woes for Japanese beauty stocks
Cosmetics firms are finding that reliance on the world's second-biggest economy to drive sales is a double-edged sword.
A Shiseido booth at the third China International Consumer Products Expo, in Haikou, Hainan province, in April
Nov 10, 2023
Shiseido slashes profit forecast on Fukushima water release
Cosmetic products were at the center of a viral campaign that spread unproven safety allegations on Chinese social media platforms.
Shiseido products on display at a Nykaa Luxe store in Mumbai, India, in November
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 15, 2023
Shiseido bets on India growth with first launch in a decade
Japan’s largest cosmetic firm has partnered with Indian retailer Shoppers Stop’s Global SS Beauty Brands and will open 14 stores in New Delhi and Mumbai.
Miho, a university student who asked not to be identified by her real name, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in her first year of high school.
LIFE / Lifestyle
Sep 11, 2023
Lavender Ring gives cancer patients 'opportunities to smile'
The Lavender Ring project was launched by Yasuaki Misonou, a lung cancer patient, to change the image of people with the disease.
Japan Times
Jun 24, 2023
Some in China are boycotting Japanese cosmetics over Fukushima water release
The viral campaign began earlier this month when largely unproven allegations that water discharges from the plant are hazardous to health began trending on Chinese social media platforms.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 7, 2023
China's demand for Japanese cosmetics remains weak, says analyst
With premium brands now available online and on Hainan Island at lower prices than in the past, there is no longer a reason to travel to Japan just to buy them, Wakako Sato says.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Longform
Feb 6, 2023
Japan’s staff cafeterias becoming more than just places to eat amid office return
Companies are re-imagining the canteen as a space where employees can work, eat healthier food and deepen in-house communication.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Regional Voices: Kyushu
Jun 13, 2022
Shiseido joins wave of firms tapping Kyushu as Asia export gateway
Manufacturers' capital investment in the Kyushu and Okinawa regions in fiscal 2021 was up 25.3% from the previous year, much higher than the nationwide increase of 7.6%.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
May 17, 2021
Quality products drive rise in China's imports of Japanese cosmetics
China's imports of cosmetics from Japan in 2020 soared more than 30% from the previous year to about $4.3 billion, surpassing South Korea and other major suppliers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 4, 2021
Shiseido to sell affordable personal care unit to CVC for ¥160 billion
Operations divested include well-known drugstore brands such as Tsubaki hair-care products and Senka face wash, as the firm shifts its focus to high-end skin products.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 22, 2021
Shiseido in talks to sell personal-care business to CVC
The firm has been revamping its portfolio as the coronavirus pandemic has changed cosmetic and personal care routines, dealing a blow to beauty companies.
Japan Times
Jan 14, 2021
Japanese firms take e-commerce livestream plunge as Chinese splash out
With China's online shopping market expected to grow, and with tourist numbers down, firms are seizing on the opportunity to sell through a new format.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 13, 2020
Shiseido to sell medical-grade hand sanitizer to general public from August
Cosmetics maker Shiseido Co. said Monday it will begin selling hand sanitizer to the general public from early August, responding to popular demand for the product it started making available for medical institutions three months ago.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 12, 2020
Shiseido looks to China's online model for post-pandemic growth
Measures to control the virus have melted away social norms like putting on makeup in the morning or spritzing on perfume before a night out.
Japan Times
Apr 18, 2020
Teijin, Toray and Shiseido branch out to medical gowns and sanitizer in Japan
Major companies are branching into new fields to make medical gowns and hand sanitizer as part of an effort to ease shortages of personal protection equipment caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 2, 2020
Shiseido producing sanitizers in France to help fight virus
Cosmetics maker Shiseido Co. has started producing liquid sanitizers in France to provide to local medical institutions fighting the coronavirus, a company official said Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 26, 2020
5,000 Dentsu employees to telework after staffer at Tokyo headquarters contracts COVID-19
Major advertising agency Dentsu Group Inc. imposed an emergency workplace protocol Wednesday, ordering about 5,000 staffers at its headquarters in Tokyo to work from home after an employee was confirmed to have the COVID-19 coronavirus Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 7, 2020
Coronavirus outbreak halves Shiseido's China sales and may delay Nintendo shipments
Sales in China of cosmetic products sold under major Shiseido Co. brands fell 55 percent during the Lunar New Year holiday from a year earlier due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus originating in Wuhan, central China, the Japanese company said Thursday.


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