August 15, 2014

A brand known for its American craftsmanship has opened a flagship in the heart of the Ginza, one of the premier shopping districts in Tokyo.

August 15, 2014

A brand known for its American craftsmanship has opened a flagship in the heart of the Ginza, one of the premier shopping districts in Tokyo.

July 16, 2014

Fred Segal will unveil its first “international lifestyle center” concept in spring 2015, in Tokyo.

July 16, 2014

Fred Segal will unveil its first “international lifestyle center” concept in spring 2015, in Tokyo.

June 19, 2014

Cole Haan is opening a flagship location in the Ginza, Tokyo's premier shopping district.

June 19, 2014

Cole Haan is opening a flagship location in the Ginza, Tokyo's premier shopping district.

January 7, 2014

Most U.S. consumers, and many retailers for that matter, have probably never heard of Rakuten. But if Japan’s largest e-commerce marketplace has its way, that will soon change: The company has set its sights on becoming a household name in the United States. An even loftier goal: outpacing e-commerce giant Amazon.com.

October 1, 2013

Masayoshi Son, billionaire founder of tech/telecom company SoftBank Corp., has reportedly won bidding for the Tiffany Building in the Ginza shopping district of Tokyo.

October 1, 2013

Masayoshi Son, billionaire founder of tech/telecom company SoftBank Corp., has reportedly won bidding for the Tiffany Building in the Ginza shopping district of Tokyo.

August 21, 2013

Hong Kong is by far the world’s most expensive city for global retailers, but prime rents in New York City, London, Tokyo and Zurich are on the rise, according to research from CBRE Group, Inc.

June 3, 2013

A Sunday report by Bloomberg said that 7-Eleven parent Seven & I Holdings Co. is planning more acquisitions here and may more than double the number of c-store stores it operates in North America.

May 10, 2013

Starbucks Coffee Company’s CEO Howard Schultz celebrated the opening of the new Starbucks Meguro store in Tokyo.

October 25, 2012

Uniqlo has made its first move in an ambitious plan to become a major presence in shopping malls throughout the nation. The company, Japan’s largest retailer and a division of Fast Retailing Co., has jump-started its U.S. expansion with the opening of a 43,000-sq.-ft. store in Westfield Garden State Plaza, Paramus, N.J.

October 23, 2012

Kate Spade New York said it is unveiling a new apparel and accessories brand, Kate Spade Saturday, which will officially launch in Japan in February 2013 through e-commerce at Saturday.jp and a flagship store in Tokyo.

October 12, 2011

Fast Retailing Co., parent to the Uniqlo chain of stores, reported Wednesday that profit for the full year fell 12% to $709.2 million.

August 31, 2011

Grocery giant Tesco PLC said Wednesday it is pulling out of Japan, which means shuttering 129 small, leasehold-owned stores in the Greater Tokyo area, which employ 4,000 people.

June 21, 2011

A Monday report by the Financial Times said that Walmart’s chief executive in Japan has resigned suddenly, just over a year after he assumed the position.

December 21, 2010

American Eagle Outfitters on Tuesday detailed its plans to open Eagle Outfitters and Aerie by American Eagle stores in Japan, in partnership with Sumikin Bussan Corporation. The first store is slated to open in Tokyo’s legendary Harajuku shopping district in the first half of 2012.

November 30, 2010

A report released Tuesday said that Japanese prosecutors will launch an investigation into possible insider trading involving shares of Wal-Mart's Japanese subsidiary Seiyu.

November 4, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores said it is cooperating with an investigation by Japanese authorities amid reports of...

August 28, 2008

H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB has plans to expand in Japan, according to a Thomas...

August 28, 2008

H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB has plans to expand in Japan, according to a Thomas...

March 17, 2008

Wal-Mart Stores announced Tuesday it will make Seiyu Ltd. a wholly owned unit. The world’s...