A close watch on Marie Kondo, K-beauty and the spending habits of outbound Chinese tourists.
The company said a warmer-than-usual winter hindered its performance in its home country.
The fashion show producer was arrested after customs officials reportedly found a liquid extracted from cannabis in his luggage.
One fewer weekend day compared with the same month last year also posed a challenge for many stores.
The brand’s Ginza flagship will sell collaboration pieces and a capsule collection through Dec. 9.
The new Anessa and BareMinerals face adds inclusivity to how beauty is defined in Japan.
The company’s bottom line was boosted by a very low comparative base.
The athlete will follow in the footsteps of Roger Federer, Kei Nishikori and Adam Scott.
Lower-priced retailers focusing on basics did not fare well, due to warm weather throughout the month.
The photographer is the first Japanese to be featured in the brand’s “Fashion Eye” series of books