Japan

A look from Landlord's spring '20 collection.

Mens Designer Luxury

Landlord Designer to Exit Label

Ryohei Kawanishi will return to Japan, but the New York-based streetwear brand is expected to continue.

clock May 29, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Mitsukoshi Ginza

Retail

With State of Emergency Lifted, Japan Begins Gradual Reopening

Retailers in Tokyo began opening their doors last week, but some will continue to wait.

clock May 25, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Panasonic sign

Business Features

Panasonic Corp. Announces Investment in Blue Yonder

The extended partnership will accelerate activities for the two companies in Japan.

clock May 22, 2020Alexandra Pastore

Coach store

Retail

Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman Stores Slowly Reopening

More than 300 locations across North America will be open for curbside and storefront pickups by this weekend.

clock May 14, 2020Kellie Ell

Shiseido

Financial

Shiseido Q1 Net Profit Plummets 96% Due to Coronavirus

The Japanese beauty company withdrew its guidance for the fiscal year, but said it was too early to publish amended forecasts.

clock May 12, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Uniqlo

Retail

Japan Retail Sales Plunge in March, Likely to Drop Further

The state of emergency has led to a monthlong closure of department stores and other retailers.

clock April 10, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Uniqlo

Retail

Fast Retailing Slashes Sales and Profit Forecasts Amid Coronavirus

The Uniqlo parent expects its yearly net profit to plummet by 38.5 percent and warns further revisions may be necessary.

clock April 9, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Guess store

Financial

Guess Inc. Surges on Wall Street With Better-Than-Expected Quarterly Earnings

But executives said the impact of the coronavirus on the company’s North American and European businesses are yet to be seen.

clock March 18, 2020Kellie Ell

Hyke RTW Fall 2019

Retail

Coronavirus Scuttles Tokyo Fashion Week, Wreaks Havoc on Retail

Tokyo’s is the latest fashion week to fall victim to the outbreak.

clock March 2, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Kimono Exhibition, 25th February 2020

Fashion Features

Major Kimono Fashion Exhibition to Open at the V&A

From Galliano’s Dior couture to kimonos worn by Freddie Mercury, Madonna, Björk, the exhibition shows a great prospect for kimono’s future.

clock February 26, 2020Tianwei Zhang

Retail

Effects of Coronavirus Expected to Hit Japan’s Retail Sector Hard

A steep drop in visitors from China, as well as increasing numbers of cases of the virus, are likely to impact Japan’s overall economy.

clock February 17, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Miuccia PradaÕs subject was (big) roses, fall 2019.

Fashion Scoops

Prada Postpones Resort Show in Japan

The decision was made due to the uncertainties linked to the spread of the coronavirus and no additional information about the new location and date is available yet.

clock February 17, 2020Luisa Zargani

Looks from the N.21 X Fila Capsule Collection

Fashion Scoops

No. 21, Fila Collaborate on Capsule for the Japanese Market

The co-branded capsule will be on sale in Japan from April 15.

clock February 12, 2020Alessandra Turra

Under Armour

Financial

Shares of Under Armour Fall on Uncertain Future

The company is reconsidering its plans for a Fifth Avenue flagship.

clock February 11, 2020Kellie Ell

Design House Kaze

Business Features

JETRO Returns to New York, Hosts New Sustainable Fashion Panels

The annual Japan Textile Salon will be held on Jan. 21 and 22 in New York.

clock January 15, 2020Tracey Meyers

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Daniel Grieder Steps Down as CEO, Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe

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