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TAG: RETAIL

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Manufacturing March 21, 2024

UPscale Japanese children’s apparel manufacturer and retailer branches out

A manufacturer of baby and child apparel first established more than half a century ago in 1971, in the intervening years MIKI HOUSE has become a celebrated international brand with outposts all around...
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Manufacturing March 01, 2024

Seishin: The value of transforming our clients' inconveniences into conveniences remains unchanged

A journey from trading to cutting-edge technologies, collaborative excellence, and the strategic response to market dynamics in the ever-evolving global landscape.
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Manufacturing January 18, 2024

Inside Do-Best materials: A vision for the future of cosmetics

With a focus on safety, quality assurance, and product excellence, Do-Best continues to thrive. Dispelling misconceptions about quality in the 100 Yen shop segment, Do-Best emphasizes its commitment...
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Others January 24, 2017

Flexibility key to luxury retail growth

The Worldfolio sits down with the leadership of the Behbehani Group, one of Kuwait’s oldest private companies and was the first to bring air conditioning, TVs and many luxury items to Kuwait,...
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Others October 18, 2016

CU: more than just a convenience store

BGF Retail operates the largest network of convenience stores in South Korea through its CU brand. Its Chairman, Seok-Joh Hong, expands on his vision for the network of 10,000 CU stores to become an...
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Manufacturing November 23, 2015

FamilyMart epitomizes Japanese service and targets tenfold growth in Asia

For FamilyMart, the concept of the convenient store goes beyond convenience: it is creating a whole experience for the consumer. President Isamu Nakayama explains how the company focuses on offering...
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Manufacturing November 12, 2015

“Now you cannot only spend more, but you are also able to invest”

Focusing on the luxury end of beauty, fashion and gift items in the Middle East, the Chalhoub Group created a highly respected retail academy to demonstrate how to add value to customer services. CEO...
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Others November 02, 2015

“I believe all change presents opportunities”

Toshifumi Suzuki, Chairman and CEO of Seven & i Holdings, has built an empire identifying opportunities within a changing society, including the restructuring of 7-Eleven in the US. As Seven &...
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Others June 24, 2015

Strong consumer spending sends retail sales soaring

Retail sector growth is being driven by the country’s many wealthy citizens and residents, a young population eager for Western goods and more women with disposable incomes from new employment...