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Josie Natori Talks 45 Years in Fashion, Wearable Art and Her Respect for Kim Kardashian West’s Skims Brand

The founder of her namesake luxury lingerie and sleepwear brand is expanding into jewelry, footwear, men's…

Guess Inc. Logs $63 Million Quarterly Profit

But investors were not satisfied.

Shiseido Posts Net Loss in First Half, Increase in Sales

The loss was due mainly to the partial termination of the company's license agreement with Dolce & Gabbana.

The 5 Biggest Moments in Naomi Osaka’s New Netflix Docuseries

The tennis star's three-part docuseries explores more intimate parts of her life as she grows into her own.

Japan’s Retailers Brace for Spectator-free Olympics

Department stores are aiming to come up with innovative ways to engage with customers.

Uniqlo Opens Store in Tokyo’s Historic Asakusa District

The store employs the concept of "our neighborhood" to highlight other local businesses.

L’Oréal Discontinuing Makeup Category, Essie in Japan

The company will instead focus on hair care and hair color in the Japanese market.

Retail Sales in Japan Spike in April Due to COVID-19 Measures

Sales rose on a low comparative base but are likely to fall again in May.

Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Records FY Net Loss of More Than 40 Billion Yen

The poor performance was due mainly to temporary store closures and reduced traffic resulting from the…

Shiseido Posts Q1 Net Loss, Increased Sales and Operating Profit

The company also revised its guidance, raising its net profit forecast but lowering sales and operating…

GCDS’ Latest Collaboration Takes Brand to Japan

The Italian streetwear company teamed up with Japanese sporting goods specialist Mizuno for a sneaker style…

Fast Retailing Sees Strong First Half, Raises Full-Year Guidance

Strong performance by Uniqlo in Japan and Greater China drove the growth, despite the impact of COVID-19 on…

Uniqlo Taps Doraemon as Global Sustainability Ambassador

The character will help to promote the brand's extensive and ongoing social and environmental programs.

CEO Talks: Jay Schottenstein Reflects on a Lifetime in the Retail Industry

The executive chairman of the board and chief executive officer of American Eagle Outfitters discusses…

Shiseido Posts 2020 Net Loss, Looks to Brighter Future

Japan's largest cosmetics company said it plans to return to the black with its current fiscal year.