In the 1980s and 1990s Japan became a fashion market like no other, with almost every generation developing a fascination with personal style and brands, and a concomitant willingness to spend. Until recently this interest in fashion as a form of personal expression, of presentation to the outside world, has entirely focused on fashioning the […]
Otsuka Kagu: a house no longer divided, but does it have a future?
FrancFranc switches to the over 40s
Aeon expands specialty formats
Inditex rolls out new stores, Zara Home breaking records
Home centres grow 0.9%, but sector struggling to compete
Nitori: 15 years of record profits, sales up 11% to ¥386 billion
IKEA: 10 stores by 2016
FOCUS: Leading shopping centres upgrade their way to 3.9% jump in sales in 2014-15
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