February 2024 IssueE-commerce review: omnichannel consolidationE-commerce growth slowed marginally as the sector consolidated post-Covid but remained higher than any other channel in 2022. By 2025-26, it will be the largest retail channel, overtaking ...

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December 2023 IssueFOCUS:Shopping malls: more proactive and disciplined post-CovidJapan's shopping malls are now trading at pre-pandemic levels again and developers and tenants alike are much more upbeat and optimistic about the future. The ...

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May 2023 Issue Big retailers resist price pressure As more suppliers announce price increases, larger retailers are turning to discount campaigns to establish some early price credibility before competition gets even fiercer. Lower ...

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October 2021 Issue Online fashion sales soarContraction in apparel consumption aside, fashion retailers and brands have made dramatic strides to pull in customers online with e-commerce sales up 24% last year according to ...

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June 2021 Issue Apparel groups respond to crisis2020 was an annus horribilis for the apparel sector, and particularly for wholesale-centred firms. The good news is that most have come out of the crisis ...

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May 2021 Issue Key stories in this month’s issue of JapanConsuming, the essential monthly analysis and data update on Japan’s retail & consumer markets: FY2020 proves better than expected as savings surgeInevitably, there were widespread problems ...

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