Urban Research used to be a standard select shop, but has begun to diversify into the premium brand business, providing opportunities for overseas brands, and into mass market SPA retailing. It has seen sales rise from just ¥3 billion in 2001 to an expected ¥35 billion in FY2013 and is projecting an increase of 20% […]
United Arrows: under pressure
Isetan opens first Salone, plans 10 stores by 2018
United Arrows’ star waning?
Virtual changing rooms: a marriage of online and retail
United Arrows launches new brands
FOCUS: Leading shopping centres upgrade their way to 3.9% jump in sales in 2014-15
November 2015 News in Brief
Rakuten losing in online fashion
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