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Jil Sander Adds Shot of Color to +J Line

Jil Sander spring-summer +J collection begins hitting select Uniqlo stores across Japan and other Asian…

Thakoon Unveils Tasaki Jewelry Designs

Thakoon Panichgul touched down in Tokyo last week to unveil some of his first designs for Japanese jeweler…

Building a Global Brand: Tory Burch Launches Overseas Expansion

Tory Burch opens new store in Ginza, the first of 30 planned for Japan and her first overseas flagship.

Abercrombie & Fitch Creates Stir in Tokyo

Abercrombie & Fitch’s new flagship opening in Ginza drew hundreds of shoppers; models, many barely dressed…

Uniqlo’s Nov. Comps Jump 7.9%

Chilly weather boosted sales of fleece, down and Heattech products.

Japan’s Department Store Sales Fall 10.5 Percent

October drop represents 20th consecutive month of declines.

Japan Third-Quarter GDP Jumps

Japan’s real GDP rose 1.2 percent in the July-to-September period from the prior quarter.

Jimmy Choo H&M Line Draws Crowds

Frenzy for Jimmy Choo contrasted with H&M’s muted performance in October, when same-store sales dipped 3…

Uniqlo Oct. Comps Jump 36%

Customers snapped up the brand's popular winter staples and Jil Sander's +J line.

At Japan Fashion Week, Edgy Looks Prevail

Designers showcased everything from frilly Victorian lace numbers to hard-edged looks with an Eighties feel…

Kao Net Falls 22.1 Percent

Weak sales of prestige cosmetics blamed for 8.9 percent revenue decline.

Gap Stages Show in Tokyo

Gap’s chief designer, Patrick Robinson, was here Tuesday for the brand’s spring global fashion show, the…

Yamamoto Rescued From Bankruptcy

Tokyo-based Integral Corp. will finance the fashion house’s restructuring efforts.

Uniqlo Helps Lift Fast Retailing Profits

Uniqlo's net profit for the year ended Aug. 31 rose 14 percent to 49.8 billion yen, or $517.4 million at…

Tokyo Story: Over 200 Stores Take Part in Japan

Japan’s capital is preparing to inject a bit of nightlife into the Omotesando and Aoyama neighborhoods.