Gwenaël Nicolas has a problem with gravity, likes to present industry leaders with mysterious boxes and is on a mission to make people curious. He is also increasingly sought-after by luxury brands to design retail spaces that shine with intelligence. The Creative Class is supported by CLIO Image, an awards show honouring creative excellence in fashion, beauty and retail.
Former Daft Punk manager Gildas Loaëc and architect Masaya Kuroki launched the Kitsuné label with a unique blend of music and fashion. Twelve years later, the business is set to generate $15.9 million in annual revenue.
Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo aims to turn a profit at its small but expanding U.S. network of stores within the next couple of years, the company’s top U.S. executive, Larry Meyer, said.
Rakuten Inc. agreed to buy U.S. rebates website Ebates Inc. in Japan’s largest e-commerce deal on record as the operator of the country’s biggest online mall seeks overseas growth through acquisitions.
TOKYO, Japan — Fast Retailing Co., Asia’s biggest clothing retailer, cut its forecast for annual profit for the second time in the current fiscal year.
A spate of Japanese fashion retailers are planning new brand launches aimed at the mass market at home and overseas. JapanConsuming reports.
TOKYO, Japan — Fast Retailing Co., Asia’s biggest clothing retailer, fell the most in 10 months in Tokyo trading after lowering its annual profit forecast, citing higher costs and weak demand.
TOKYO, Japan — Fast Retailing Co., Asia’s biggest clothing retailer, cut its forecast for annual profit amid slowing demand for the company’s casual clothing in Japan.
TOKYO, Japan — Mori Building Co., Japan’s biggest closely held developer by sales, and LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the world’s largest luxury-goods maker, are part of a group that will develop a retail and office complex in Tokyo as they anticipate increasing consumer spending.