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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.

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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.

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Beauty Features

Top 10 Largest Beauty Manufacturers

Here in order are the top companies arranged by their beauty sales for the 2019 calendar year.

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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.

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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.

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Baum by Shiseido

Skin Care

Shiseido Leverages the Power of Trees for New Sustainable Skin-care Brand

Baum uses recycled wood in its packaging, 90 percent natural formulas, and tree-derived fragrances.

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Hyke RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Hyke RTW Fall 2020

Yukiko Ode and Hideaki Yoshihara’s latest offering was softer that recent collections, but with their signature nod to workwear and military pieces.

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Beauty Features

Japan Continues to Grapple With the Fallout From Coronavirus

Japan’s beauty industry has been hard hit by coronavirus, in terms both of sales and the impact on day-to-day business operations.

clock March 6, 2020Kelly Wetherille

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.

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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.

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Uniqlo

Financial

Fast Retailing Posts Lower Sales and Profit for Q1, Lowers Full-Year Forecast

Weaker business from Uniqlo in South Korea and Hong Kong as well as unseasonably warm weather weighed on results.

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Isetan's newly renovated beauty floor

Color Cosmetics

Isetan Renovates Its Beauty Floor With New Brands, Customizations

Interactive experiences and a welcoming atmosphere aim to attract more younger customers and translate more visitors to sales.

clock November 20, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Rag & Bone x Bonum

Fashion Scoops

Rag & Bone Launches Bonum Collaboration

The Japanese brand is known for deconstructing and reworking different items into eclectic new pieces.

clock November 19, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Mujin intelligent robot

Retail

Robots, AI Are Infiltrating Fast Retailing’s Supply Chain

The retailer has entered into partnerships with two robotics companies in order to overhaul its warehouses.

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Dior's Mini Book Tote that is a Japan online pre-launch exclusive.

Fashion Scoops

Dior Launches E-commerce in Japan With Five Exclusive Items

The launch follows several others around the world over the past year, highlighting the brand’s online push.

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Mitsukoshi Ginza

Business

With State of Emergency Lifted, Japan Begins Gradual Reopening

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