United Arrows will open its first directly operated overseas store in Taipei on Oct 31. Store hours will be from 11 am to 9 pm.
Japan Shopping Tourism Organization (JSTO) was established to attract tourists from overseas and a presentation was held on Sept 3.
On Sept 6, a new facility dubbed the “CUTE CUBE HARAJUKU” by Mitsubishi Corporation Urban Development (MCUD) opened. Located on Takeshita Street in Harajuku (address: 1-7-1 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo).
In commemoration of the 5th anniversary of casual brand “AZUL by moussy,” Baroque Japan Limited launches a new line “AZUL ENCANTO” this fall.
Tiger Copenhagen’s flagship store in Tokyo, Japan will open under the name “Flying Tiger Copenhagen” on Oct 2. Address: 1F Omotesando Square 4-3-2 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Store hours will be from 11 am to 8 pm.
On the 27th, Sumitomo Corporation announced its entry into the e-commerce business in Malaysia and Vietnam.
H.P. FRANCE S.A. will hold the 5th Ba to Ma tradeshow combining design, art and products at the end of this October. From this year, the exhibit period will be divided into two parts, and it will be held in two different places.
Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd has co-established a venture in partnership with Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad to promote the development of Southeast Asia's biggest outlet mall.
Sojitz Corporation and City Mart Group (the Group) have signed an agreement for capital and business alliance to develop consumer goods, foods distribution, and logistics in Myanmar.
Omotesando Hills will open its renewed stores on Aug 23. World first and Japan first stores will open in the revamped facility.
Lumine and Lumine EST in Shinjuku will renew their stores this fall.
Lumine Yurakucho undergoes its first renewal since the opening in Oct 2011. All 21 stores will be renewed to re-open on Sept 10.
H&M announced that it will be opening new stores in Hamamatsu and Kagoshima. Along with Hiroshima, Niigata, Chiba and Utsunomiya, this brings the total number of new store openings this fall to six, and the total number of stores in Japan to thirty-five.
Mitsui Fudosan established a wholly-owned project company “Shanghai Jingqiao Commercial Management Co.” this April in order to build LaLaport Shanghai Jinqiao (tentative name). Construction is expected to start in Dec. 2014 and complete by 2017.
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings holds an event dubbed “Japan Senses” to communicate the charms and beauty of Japanese culture. Until Aug 19 at Isetan Shinjuku, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi and Ginza Mitsukoshi.
Amidst the buzz over "iWatch"release countdown, details on head-mounted computer devices are also starting to reveal themselves.
On July 30, Uniqlo provided details on its upcoming autumn/winter collection. The season will line-up a number of silk and cashmere items at low prices. Design/art director Naoki Takizawa,
The basic items brand “WORLD BASIC” will be renamed to “WORLD BASICS” as of 2014 SS.
YANMAR Co., Ltd. celebrated its 100th anniversary last March. On July 25, the company presented details on its “YANMAR Premium Project,” which covers plans for the next century.
On the 22nd, at the TOD’S store in Omotesando, Tokyo, a kick-off press conference was held for project “Sports Pro Bono”. Promoted by former national soccer team member Tsuyoshi Kitazawa, the project aims to contribute to society through sports.