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Forever 21 Is Returning To Japan, Trying To Avoid Repeating Same Mistake As Last Time

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JAPAN TODAY
 
American fashion brand Forever 21 opened its first store in Japan in 2009, and its mix of stylish designs and affordable prices quickly won it a large number of fans.
In time, though, excitement for the brand faded, and the last Forever 21 Japan store in Japan closed in 2019, (thoug...

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Japan July Core Consumer Prices Up 2.4%; Biggest Rise In 7.5 Years

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Core consumer prices in Japan rose 2.4 percent in July from a year earlier, marking the sharpest increase in about seven and half years amid surging material and energy prices, government data showed Friday.
The nationwide core consumer price index, excluding volatile fresh food ite...

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Prices Set To Rise In Japan For Over 10,000 Food Items On Weak Yen

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Food prices will continue to surge in Japan for the latter half of 2022, with more than 10,000 items set to rise in price from August onward as import costs of materials become more expensive due to a weaker yen, according to a survey by a credit research company.
The Teikoku Databa...

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Restaurants, Food Companies Try To Hold Prices Steady Even As Costs Rise

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JAPAN NEWS
 
In the midst of a rush to hike prices as the costs of raw materials and transportation soar, some restaurant chains and food manufacturers are trying to maintain or even lower the prices of their products, in the hope of expanding the number of stores and increasing sales by giving c...

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Japanese Consumers Face More Price Hikes This Summer

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NHK
 
A private survey has found that food and drink manufacturers in Japan have raised prices or plan to increase them for over 8,000 items due to higher raw material costs.
Credit research firm Teikoku Databank surveyed 105 major producers in the industry this month. It shows about 60 percent o...

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Japan To See Higher Prices For Food, Daily Goods From Friday

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Japanese consumers are expected to face more challenges amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, as a wave of price hikes will hit essential items such as food and daily goods in the new fiscal year beginning Friday due to the rising cost of raw materials.
Since there will be changes ...

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Uniqlo Does A U-Turn And Joins Global Shunning Of Russia

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing Co. and Japan Tobacco Inc. made U-turns and said they were stopping business in Russia, joining the corporate crowd shunning Moscow on Thursday, as Britain escalated sanctions against oligarchs including Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich.
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Seven & I Starts Work To Pick Buyer Of Dept. Store Unit

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THE JAPAN NEWS
 
Retail giant Seven & i Holdings Co. started work on choosing a buyer of its department store unit, Sogo & Seibu Co., on Monday, the final day of primary bid submission.
Potential buyers may include investment funds, real estate companies and railway operators.
Based on proposals ...

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Uniqlo Japan Will Pay You For Your Old Clothes With New Recycling Project

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JAPAN TODAY
 
Got some old Uniqlo Heat Tech or down wear that’s so worn out that you don’t plan on wearing it anymore? Instead of throwing it away, you can get free money for recycling it.
Until Nov 30, you can get digital Uniqlo coupons (worth up to 1,000 yen) for bringing in your old Heat Tech ...

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Uniqlo Opens Its First-Ever Cafe At Newly Revamped Ginza Store

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JAPAN TODAY
 
It’s been 10 years since Uniqlo’s global flagship store opened in Tokyo’s swanky Ginza district. The huge, 12-story complex became a must-visit spot for a lot of local and international tourists, and now, as the world begins to slowly open up again, Uniqlo Ginza is ready to welcome ...

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