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Richard Woodard | 23 Dec 2009

Like just about every other business sector on the planet, retailers continued to be affected by global economic turmoil during 2009. Companies previously intent on expansion and growth turned to cost-cutting, making swingeing redundancies and shuttering loss-making stores.


just-style.com | 19 Jun 2008

Women’s wear retailer The Talbots Inc is in the midst of a major turnaround aimed at slashing costs by $100m by the end of next year and restoring its business to profitable growth. Earlier this month the retailer said it is already seeing an improvement in sales trends at both its namesake and J Jill brands, but industry watchers believe its makeover still has some way to go.


just-style.com | 19 Jun 2008

Women’s wear retailer The Talbots Inc is in the midst of a major turnaround aimed at slashing costs by $100m by the end of next year and restoring its business to profitable growth. Earlier this month the retailer said it is already seeing an improvement in sales trends at both its namesake and J Jill brands, but industry watchers believe its makeover still has some way to go.

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Leonie Barrie | 31 May 2013

Sequential Brands Group is launching its Caribbean Joe sportswear and activewear brand in Japan this season with licensing partner Minoya Company Ltd, one of Asia's leading apparel manufacturers.


Leonie Barrie | 19 Sep 2012

Japanese retail giant Fast Retailing Co has shuttered nearly one-third of its Uniqlo casual clothing stores in China following anti-Japan demonstrations in the wake of a diplomatic dispute between Asia's two biggest economies over a group of islands in the East China Sea.


Leonie Barrie | 19 Sep 2012

Japanese retail giant Fast Retailing Co has shuttered nearly one-third of its Uniqlo casual clothing stores in China following anti-Japan demonstrations in the wake of a diplomatic dispute between Asia's two biggest economies over a group of islands in the East China Sea.


Katy Askew | 18 Jun 2012

Tesco has confirmed details of its planned withdrawal from the Japanese market, which was initially announced last year.


Leonie Barrie | 17 Apr 2012

Yesim Tekstil, one of Turkey's largest clothing and textile manufacturers, has expanded its customer base to Japan through a new supply deal with retail giant Aeon.


Katie Smith | 4 Apr 2012

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


Katie Smith | 4 Apr 2012

The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.


Ngo Tuan | 22 Nov 2011

One of Vietnam's leading knitwear manufacturers, Dong Xuan Knitting Co Ltd (Doximex) has opened a new $16m factory in the northern province of Hung Yen to produce high quality knitwear for the Japanese market.


just-style.com | 7 Jul 2010

Japan's second-largest retailer Aeon more than doubled its operating profit in the first quarter, boosted by the sale of its stake in US clothing chain Talbots.


just-style.com | 13 Apr 2010

Women's wear retailer The Talbots Inc has swung to a fourth quarter profit after cost cuts and more sales of its garments at full-price offset lower revenues.


just-style.com | 8 Apr 2010

Women's wear retailer The Talbots has completed its merger deal with BPW Acquisition Corp as well as paying off all outstanding debts to former majority shareholder, Aeon.


just-style.com | 5 Jan 2010

Struggling apparel retailer The Talbots has amended its loan arrangements to repay all of its outstanding third party debt – part of the company’s merger plans.


just-style.com | 5 Jan 2010

Struggling apparel retailer The Talbots has amended its loan arrangements to repay all of its outstanding third party debt – part of the company’s merger plans.


just-style.com | 16 Dec 2009

Aeon Co, Japan's second largest retailer, is to spin-off its Jusco shoe business into a separate subsidiary as part of moves to shake-up its struggling general merchandise operations.


just-style.com | 16 Dec 2009

Aeon Co, Japan's second largest retailer, is to spin-off its Jusco shoe business into a separate subsidiary as part of moves to shake-up its struggling general merchandise operations.


just-style.com | 11 Dec 2009

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just-style.com | 9 Dec 2009

Japanese retailer Aeon has retired its majority shareholding in The Talbots, with the US chain announcing plans to merge with a special purpose acquisition company and repay $491m in debt to Aeon.


just-style.com | 6 Oct 2009

Aeon Co has posted a net loss for its first six months, as Japan's recession cut into consumer spending on food and clothes.


just-style.com | 6 Oct 2009

Aeon Co has posted a net loss for its first six months, as Japan's recession cut into consumer spending on food and clothes.


Michael Fitzpatrick | 1 Oct 2009

Another major Japanese retailer has upped the ante in the country's jeans war, with Seiyu Ltd today (1 October) launching jeans for women and men priced at just JPY850 (US$9.44) a pair.


Michael Fitzpatrick | 1 Oct 2009

Another major Japanese retailer has upped the ante in the country's jeans war, with Seiyu Ltd today (1 October) launching jeans for women and men priced at just JPY850 (US$9.44) a pair.


just-style.com | 13 Aug 2009

A jeans price war got under way with earnest today with Aeon, Japan’s largest retailer, announcing that from tomorrow (Friday) it will be retailing jeans at JPY880 (US$9.2), just over a hundred yen less than the JPY990 price offered by Fast Retailing's Gu stores.


just-style.com | 8 Jul 2009

Japanese retailer Aeon has posted a 62% drop in operating profit as falling consumer spending hit sales.


just-style.com | 2 Jun 2009

Gap Inc's Japanese unit has introduced a test low price store concept to compete with Uniqlo far to the North of the Japanese capital.


just-style.com | 30 Apr 2009

Japanese retailer Aeon Co has confirmed to just-style reports in the Japanese press that it plans to close 100 of its casual women's apparel outlets this year as part of ongoing restructuring of its store business.


just-style.com | 30 Apr 2009

Japanese retailer Aeon Co has confirmed to just-style reports in the Japanese press that it plans to close 100 of its casual women's apparel outlets this year as part of ongoing restructuring of its store business.

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