Muji has just opened its latest store outside of Japan, now beating the number of stores it has in its domestic market. It will focus on growing the number further as it targets SE Asia and plans its Vietnam launch.
Japan’s department stores saw higher sales in June, welcome news after sales fell in May, the sector’s industry body has said. An increase in April too suggests the sector might be on the recovery trail.
Gordon Reid, the world’s top male professional wheelchair tennis player, has become the first British athlete to be named as a global brand ambassador for Uniqlo, announced the Japanese fashion retailer on Monday.