The significance of Christmas in Japan

December.2016

The Christian population in Japan is by no means large, but...

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The significance of Christmas in Japan

How the Tokyo art scene is evolving

November.2016

October is the time of the year when Tokyo’s art scene most flourishes...

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How the Tokyo art scene is evolving

One of the most culturally rich regions Gifu is booming in NYC

October.2016

With forests covering approximately 80% of its land, Gifu prefecture has...

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One of the most culturally rich regions Gifu is booming in NYC

Japanese brands withdrawing from Fashion Week

September.2016

Tokyo Fashion Week is a biannual event that takes place in...

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Japanese brands withdrawing from Fashion Week

The beauty of Japanese indigo and boro rediscovered

August.2016

At the 2017 Men’s Fashion Week held this summer in New York...

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The beauty of Japanese indigo and boro rediscovered

Keeping cool from Japan’s summer heat with kakigōri

July.2016

Any overseas tourist that has visited Japan in the months from...

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Keeping cool from Japan’s summer heat with kakigōri

Japan-inspired station buildings to gradually take the world by storm

June.2016

One thing that may surprise tourists when they visit Japan, is...

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Japan-inspired station buildings to gradually take the world by storm

How to dress comfortably in Japan’s hot and humid summer

May.2016

Japan’s popularity as a tourist destination is rapidly growing...

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How to dress comfortably in Japan’s hot and humid summer

Japan’s Mother’s Day and Golden Week Shopping Season

April.2016

Like many countries of the world, Japan celebrates Mother’s Day...

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Japan’s Mother’s Day and Golden Week Shopping Season

Not just for youngsters

March.2016

Tokyo’s Harajuku area opens stores for older generations...

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Not just for youngsters

Airport-style duty-free stores newly opening in the Tokyo area

February.2016

On January 27th, Japan’s first-ever (outside Okinawa) airport-style duty-free store...

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Airport-style duty-free stores newly opening in the Tokyo area

Japan’s Local Industries Approach the Next Stage

January.2016

Recently in Japan, local industries promoting their region have been gaining attention...

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Japan’s Local Industries Approach the Next Stage

Is Japan’s Online Fashion Retail Market Saturated?

December.2015

In recent years, the online market is becoming saturated due to Japanese retailers...

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Is Japan’s Online Fashion Retail Market Saturated?

2016 Spring/Summer Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo Brand Highlights

November.2015

Many emerging brands were seen at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo...

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2016 Spring/Summer Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Tokyo Brand Highlights

WHAT IS SELLING IN JAPAN?

October.2015

Recently, Japan’s consumption situation has been largely influenced by...

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WHAT IS SELLING IN JAPAN?

The Ever-Evolving Shinjuku Area and Responsive Overseas Tourists

September.2015

Tokyo’s Shinjuku area has been drastically changing and...

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The Ever-Evolving Shinjuku Area and Responsive Overseas Tourists

The Situation Surrounding Trade Shows in Japan

August.2015

At the end of July, influential buyers from around the world gathered at fashion trade shows...

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The Situation Surrounding Trade Shows in Japan

ASEAN Designers Emerging in the Fashion Market

July.2015

Starting from around 2014, Tokyo Fashion Week has been seeing more designers from ASEAN countries...

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ASEAN Designers Emerging in the Fashion Market

Can The Small and Medium Textile Companies Survive in Japan?

June.2015

More than twenty years have passed since the domestic textile industry in Japan began to erode because of cheap labor costs in China and Korea...

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Can The Small and Medium Textile Companies Survive in Japan?

Fred Segal

May.2015

Fred Segal first international store opened in Tokyo, success or not? Time will tell...

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Fred Segal

The Brands Purchased by Sophisticated Asian Shoppers

April.2015

Foreign tourists visiting Japan reached the record-breaking number of 13,414,000 in 2014, according to the Japan National Tourist Organization. This represents an increase of 29.4 percent, compared to 2013...

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The Brands Purchased by Sophisticated Asian Shoppers