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The Dallas RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

The Dallas RTW Fall 2018

The brand put on a solid first runway show, but would have benefitted from a strong edit

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The Mame Kurogouchi RTW Fall 2018 show at the new Amazon Fashion studio in Tokyo

Fashion Scoops

Amazon Fashion Unveils New Photo Studio in Tokyo With Mame Kurogouchi Show

The designer Maiko Kurogouchi showed a more complete collection than what she presented in Paris, with about twice as many looks.

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Freiknock RTW Fall 2018

Freiknock RTW Fall 2018

The designer, a South Korean former professional soccer player, staged his first show in Tokyo.

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Masahiko Uotani


Shiseido Outlines New Strategy, Sets Three-Year Sales Target

Aiming to become the “most trusted” beauty company, it will invest in marketing, digitization and a restructured supply system.

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The Takashimaya store in Nihonbashi, Tokyo


Japanese Retailers See Mixed Sales in February

Cold weather helped to move winter items out shop doors, but snow kept customers from shopping.

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Eye shadow colors from Ice Cream Parlour Cosmetics.

Color Cosmetics

Shiseido Targets Young Women With Limited-Time Cosmetics Brands

Each will be available until it is sold out and responds to different trends in the market.

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Kim Jones GU Production

Fashion Scoops

Kim Jones Collaborates With GU

Uniqlo’s lower-priced sister brand will sell updated versions of popular items from the designer’s namesake line.

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The third floor terrace of the Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo.


Compass: Hyatt Centric Opens First Hotel in Asia

The Ginza property aims to bring in the luxury fashion of the surrounding area, while encouraging guests to go out.

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Hiroshi Mikitani and Doug McMillon at a Seiyu store in Japan.


Rakuten Teams With Wal-Mart on Grocery Deliveries, E-books

The two companies look to expand their consumer reach in Japan and the U.S.

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Shiseido The Store

Beauty Features

Shiseido Re-opens Flagship Store in Ginza

Shiseido The Store will focus on introducing the company’s prestige brands to both local and international customers.

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Uniqlo Stockholm


Uniqlo to Enter Swedish Market

The fast-fashion company will open its first store in Stockholm this fall.

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Posme's Play Color Chips

Color Cosmetics

Shiseido Targets High School Students in Japan With New Brand

Insights and feedback from target customers will directly influence the products the company develops.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Shiseido Adds Second-skin Technology to Portfolio

Shiseido recently acquired two other technology businesses.

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Shiseido Inks Deal for Olivo

The deal follows Shiseido’s acquisitions of MatchCo and Giaran.

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A Uniqlo store in Shinjuku, Tokyo


Fast Retailing’s Profit Grows 12.7% in Q1

Revenue from Uniqlo International surpassed that of Uniqlo Japan for the first time.

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