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Retail News - Two new London stores launched by Pretty Green

Pretty Green – the menswear brand launched by Oasis’ Liam Gallagher in 2009 – will open a new 1,600 square foot branch in Spitafields on Tuesday 9th December, and a 1,400 square foot space in Westfield on Thursday.

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Retail News - McQueen launches first ever Parisian stand-alone store

Luxury fashion brand Alexander McQueen has plans to open its first ever Parisian store – a lease has been signed for a property on the chic Rue Saint Honor, in a location that was owned previously by US company Brookes Brothers.

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Retail News - Carsten Fischer to step down at Shiseido

It was revealed today that Carsten Fischer the executive of beauty brand Shiseido Co Ltd. who overlooked it's recent global expansion, is to step down next year, after resigning at the end of March.

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Retail News - Wal-Mart to close 30 stores in Japan

Wal-Mart is planning to close 30 under performing stores in Japan, it has emerged.

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Retail News - Rakuten to introduce cheap smartphone service in Japan

Japanese e-commerce brand Rakuten Inc has announced it will launch a budget smartphone service that costs roughly a third of the standard monthly fees that Japan’s three main operators charge, in a move that will intensify price competition.

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Retail News - Starbucks to purchase stake back from Japanese partners

Starbucks has revealed plans to take on complete ownership of its Japanese sector for in excess of $900 million – in order to strengthen its power in what is the second-biggest market globally.

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Retail News - Uniqlo plans huge expansion of childrenswear range

Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo announced today that they plan to expand their childrenswear range by 50 per cent, and hope to have the same amount of pieces as in the adult lines.

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Retail News - Sony shares plummet

After revealing that they predicted a dramatic fall into dept this year with a loss of over $2 billion, Sony investors have dropped their shares – which plummeted by as much as 13 per cent on Thursday.

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Retail News - Uniqlo to open first store in Chicago

Fashion retailer Uniqlo is opening a new store in Chicago – and it is to be the Japanese brand's second largest U.S. store at 60,000-square-feet.

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Retail News - 2.6 per cent increase in Uniqlo same-store sales

It's a good week for Japanese casual wear brand Uniqlo.

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