Isetan Mitsukoshi

The Coco Lab stand at Le Bon Marché.

Fashion Scoops

Chanel Opens Coco Crush Pop-Up at Le Bon Marché

The temporary stand, dubbed Coco Lab, features a mock doctor who prescribes jewelry as a cure for shoppers obsessed with the collection.

clock June 6, 2018Joelle Diderich

The Mitsukoshi store in Ginza, Tokyo


May Sales Mixed Among Retailers in Japan

Cooler weather and one fewer holiday dampened sales, while some retailers got a boost from overseas visitors to the country.

clock June 4, 2018Kelly Wetherille

The Mitsukoshi store in Nihonbashi, Tokyo


Isetan Mitsukoshi Posts Full-Year Net Loss

An extraordinary loss related to restructuring cut into the company’s bottom line.

clock May 9, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Aurelie Mathigot

Fashion Scoops

Japanese Inspiration Drives Aurélie Mathigot for Paris Pop-up

The artist created a series of items in collaboration with brands for a pop-up at The Japan Store Isetan Mitsukoshi.

clock March 1, 2018Alex Wynne

Kriss Soonik

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Kriss Soonik Pops Up at Isetan

The lingerie designer did a live photo shoot in front of fans and customers to mark the opening.

clock November 8, 2017Kelly Wetherille

The Mitsukoshi store in Ginza, Tokyo


Retailers in Japan See a Boost in October Sales

Two typhoons couldn’t keep customers from stocking up on winter items, as the month brought colder-than-average temps.

clock November 2, 2017Kelly Wetherille

The Isetan store in Tokyo


Isetan Mitsukoshi’s Q1 Net Slips 1.9 Percent

Foreign exchange factors hit the company’s bottom line, despite higher sales and lower expenses.

clock August 4, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Isetan in Tokyo.


Isetan Mitsukoshi’s FY Net Profit Falls 43.5%

Lower tax-free sales to overseas visitors, as well as a smaller tax benefit, bit into the company’s bottom line.

clock May 10, 2017Kelly Wetherille

The Isetan store in Tokyo


Chief Executive of Isetan Mitsukoshi to Step Down

Hiroshi Onishi will be succeeded by Toshihiro Sugie on April 1.

clock March 7, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Isetan in Tokyo.


Japanese Retailers See Mixed Nov. Comps

Cold weather buoyed sales of winter items, while construction projects and one fewer Sunday compared with the same month last year bit into some companies’ revenue.

clock December 2, 2016Kelly Wetherille

A view of Isetan Mitsukoshi’s The Japan Store.


Isetan Mitsukoshi Opens Pilot Store in Paris

The store specialises in contemporary lifestyle creations by heritage Japanese brands.

clock September 27, 2016Katya Foreman

Miu Miu Ballet Flats


Miu Miu’s New Ballet Flat Generates Excitement

Miu Miu is betting on its new ballet flat — which is already amassing a wait list — to help resuscitate its accessories business.

clock August 17, 2016Misty White Sidell



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Madelaine Petsch in a style from her Prive Revaux collaboration.


Privé Revaux Takes on Private Equity Partner

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