- Nanamica to Open Flagship Store
nanamica MOUNTAIN in Daikanyama which was closed in May is now reopening as the flagship store nanamica TOKYO. The new store will be focusing on original brand items.
- OCTOBERS VERY OWN Opens First Store in Japan
The first flagship store of the Canadian lifestyle brand OCTOBERS VERY OWN which was established by a rapper Drake in 2008 will open in Tokyo. The brand produces music, apparel, accessories and various collaboration items.
- Textile Brand Lapuan Kankurit Opens Standalone Store
This will be the first store outside of Finland for the Finish textile brand Lapuan Kankurit. The brand was started in 1973 and has been developing in Japan by wholesales and online store.
- TOMMY JEANS Opens First Standalone Store
TOMMY JEANS located along the Cat Street in Harajuku installs the latest store concept of the brand. The store provides customization service TOMMYXYOU.
- Complex Store “the GARDEN” to Open in Meguro
Construction material manufacture LEC opened a new store “the GARDEN” in the Meguro Ginza shopping street. Garden as the store concept, it creates an organic green space with restaurants, bar, book store and much more.
- HEAD PORTER Launches New Brand RAMIDUS
HEAD PORTER’s new brand RAMIDUS will be launched and will open the first store at the former site of HEAD PORTER in Harajuku on October 11.
- G.H.BASS to Open First Store
Domestic import agent of the American footwear brand “G.H. BASS” GMT opens the first store of the brand in Aoyama. GMT also has opened British brand TRICKER’S store in Aoyama in April.
- BAYCREW’S GROUP Relocated Jewelry Store WORLDLY-WISE
WORLDLY-WISE is the first men’s jewelry multi brand store by BAYCREW’S. The store opened in 2018 in Aoyama and now relocated to EDIFICE store in Shinjuku.
- KIEHL’S Opens first Flagship Store in Japan
KIEHL’S TOKYO FLAGSHIP STORE will offer counselling service on the first floor and custom label service on the second floor. Also, this will be the first store to sell the brand’s original items Made by Kiehl’s in Japan that are specially designed for Tokyo.
- Francfranc Opens New Lifestyle Concept Store i
Francfranc is launching a new brand À L’AUBE and opening a store. In the store, which looks like a small house is located away from the city and handles about 850 SKU such as tableware, flower base, bed linen and bath goods. There is also a beauty and healthy concept cafe with a dining area and terrace seats in the store.
- American Multi Brand Store BAIT Opens Stores in Tokyo and Osaka
BAIT already has started operating EC, and will open the first store in Tokyo in November and then the second store in Osaka in December. BAIT was started in 2012 and TSI Holdings is the domestic distributor.
- New Complex Facility WITH HARAJUKU will Open in Spring 2020
A large complex facility “WITH HARAJUKU” will open in the spring of 2020 in front of JR Harajuku Station. The facility will introduce new restaurants, apparel and cosmetic stores such as IKEA and UNIQLO. There also be an event hall “WITH HARAJUKU HALL” that can accommodate up to 300 people.
- UNILO Announced the Opening of Large Store in Harjuku
UNIQLO will open a large store in the new complex WITH HARAJUKU opening in front of Harajuku Station next spring. The brand had opened a store in the area 8 years ago and closed in 2012.
- Champion Opens New Concept Store
Champion opens the first concept shop “Champion HERITAGE TIMES HARAJUKU”, focusing on the archives. The opening date is October 25th which is the milestone of the 100th anniversary of the brand.
- GUERLAIN Opens Fragrance Store at Isetan
This will be the first store in Japan of Guerlain Perfumer. Guerlain Pafumar is a fragrance specialty store that offers personalization and gifting services. The store offers the world’s first digital consultation service “Mind scent” that proposes fragrances from over 100 types according to brain waves.
- NEW BALANCE Opens New Store
NEW BALANCE JAPAN will open its new store “New Balance Tamagawa Takashimaya SC”. The store provides 3D scanning foot measurement service and staff will give advice on selecting the right fit shoes using the data.
- DANTON to Open World ‘s First Store in Tokyo
French workwear brand DANTON opens the world’s first store DANTON TOKYO in Tokyo. The brand mainly develops casual wear based on French workwear. BOY’S is the distributor in Japan.
- New Commercial Facility will be Opened in Yurakucho Area in 2020
There will be a new commercial facility between Yurakucho Station and Shimbashi Station opening in the summer 2020. The facility by JR East will be named Hibiya OKUROJI which will hold about 50 shops and restaurants, and the other facility by JR Tokai will be named Hibiya Gourmet Zone that will focus on food.
- FORSOMEONE Opens First Store
Apparel brand FORSOMEONE which produces genderless collection of luxury streetwear will open its first store FORSOMEONE FLAGSHIP STORE in Nakameguro.
- THREE Opened First Men’s Store
Makeup brand THREE opened the first concept store of its men’s brand FIVEISM x THREE. It will also open new store in Osaka on September 20.
- DESCENTE Opens New Store of DESCENTE BLANC
DESCENTE BLANC currently has 8 stores and the sales have been increasing since its start in 2015. The new store will be opening at Tamagawa takashimaya.
- Francfranc’s New Brand will be Launched This Fall
Francfranc launches a new entertainment variety goods store “UFO by Francfranc” and opens new stores in Shibuya and in Osaka. The store will be produced by NAKED Inc. to develop experiential digital contents with “Unique & Fantastic Omiyage (= unique and wonderful souvenir)” concept.
- J&M DAVIDSON Reopened Flagship Store
The British brand J&M Davidson renovated and reopened its flagship store. The store concept by the brand’s new creative director Katie Hillier is based on a modern British design.
- AYURA Opens First Flagship Store
Skincare cosmetic brand AYURA developed by Ain Pharmacies will open its first flagship store “AYURA GINZA”. The store will be consisted of two floors with a sales space on the first floor and a beauty treatment salon on the second floor.
- Environmentally Friendly Concept Store STYLE TABLE DAIKANYAMA Opens
New multi brand store STYLE TABLE DAIKANYAMA will open with sustainable, ethical and vegan theme. The store handles about 400 items from cosmetics, food to lifestyle goods that are environmentally friendly.
- adidas Opens New Store
Adidas Brand Core Store Kichijoji will open at the new commercial facility “HULIC & NEW KICHIJOJI”. The store concept is “Stadium 2.0” that is the same as its Roppongi and Shibuya store.
- New Men’s Multi Brand Store EDIT WAREHOUSE Opens
Coronet will open a new multi brand store EDIT WAREHOUSE at the former site of the Italian men’s brand BOGLIOLI store. The store mainly handles dress style brands distributed by Coronet.
- EMPORIO ARMANI Opened New Concept Store
EMPORIO ARMANI renovated Nihonbashi Takashimaya store as a new concept store. The 100sqm new store is where three generations can enjoy shopping together and carries men’s and women’s casual collection as well as kid’s collection.
- Sanyo Shokai to Open EPOCA UOMO Store
Sanyo Shokai will open the first store of EPOCA UOMO PRIMA. The brand was launched in 2005. New sports line will be launched with the opening of the store, and will be sold exclusively at the store and EC.
- @COSME STORE in Lumine Ikebukuro Reopens
It will be the second largest store of @COSME. The store will focus on introducing international brands including M · A · C, BOBBI BROWN and TOO FACED. Also, the store will offer skin measuring service using higher precision machine.
- Mori Building to Construct New Commercial Facility in Toranomon Area
Mori Building’s new urban redevelopment project of Toranomon / Azabudai area is scheduled to be completed by the end of March 2023. It will be the highest building in Japan and consist of offices, residential building, hotel, international school, commercial facility.
- Lumine to Renovate 115 Shops This Fall
LUMINE announced the fall 2019 renovation plan. A total of 115 shops will be introduced at LUMINE shopping malls and Newman Shinjuku. Korean cosmetics brands such as INNISFREE and CELECON BEAUTY will be introduced for the first time at Lumine. At Newoman Shinjuku, Mash Style Lab’s new underwear brand’s shop, men’s cosmetics brand FIVEISM × THREE shop and JURLIQUE will be introduced.
- OMEGA Opens New Store
This will be the largest store in Kanto area. The store adapts the brand’s latest store design concept.
- MOTHERHOUSE to Relaunch Apparel Brand
Tokyo-based fair trade concept brand Motherhouse is relaunching their apparel brand “FABRIC MOTHER HOUSE” started last year as “E.” this fall. The first store is opened next to their flagship store.
- Reebok to Open New Store
Reebok opens the new store Reebok Store Shibuya that will be the first in Japan to reflect the new store concept. The store concept is “CROSSING” fuses fitness and fashion.
- New Commercial Facility GRANDBERRY PARK to Open in Machida
Minamimachida GRANDBERRY PARK is a new city that is directly connected to Minamimachida Station. In the area, there will be a new commercial facility GRANDBERRY PARK with about 230 stores, the Snoopy Museum and a park. mont-bell will be opening the largest store in Japan and Snow Peak will have a store with a restaurant.
- Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Renovates Watch Department
The Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi’s watch department will reopen as “Watch gallery”. This is a part of the second remodeling of the Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, which has been promoting the new store concept “Hospitality Specialty Store”.
- little $uzie Opens New Store
little $uzie has been sold in the Osaka store, Isetan Shinjuku and the official online store. This will be the first store in Tokyo.
- agnès b. to Open New Store This Fall
The new three-floor store will stock all of the brand’s lines plus a French-style cafe on the third floor. The store is designed by SUPPOSE DESIGN OFFICE. They plan to hold art exhibitions, talk shows, cinema screening, workshops and various free events in the store.
- Shiseido Beauty Salon Opened Luxury Salon
SHISEIDO PASSAGE BEAUTÉ mainly targets men and women in their 30s to 50s. The salon offers a total beauty contents such as a new counseling tool in collaboration with an AI development company and personal training menu for men.
- Fashion Youtuber Opened Multi Brand Strore
Japanese fashion youtuber Nakamu opened a multi brand store LIEU. The store stocks 13 domestic brands and has an event space on the first floor and the top floor of the store.
- BAYCREW’S GROUP Opens First Store of Charles Chaton
Charles Chaton was launched in September 2018 and has been developed mainly online. The first store of the brand will be opening under the concept “My Sweet Home”.
- Sanyo Shokai to Open Renovated Sanyo GinzaTower
Sanyo Ginza Tower’s renovation will be completed and will open as “GINZA TIMELESS 8”. The store consisting of 10 floors will stock a total of 10 brands such as BLUE LABEL CRESTBRIDGE, BLACK LABEL CRESTBRIDGE, LOVELESS and EPOCA THE SHOP.
- DOVER STREET MARKET GINZA Renovated Book Section
The book section which used to be on the 3rd floor is now moved to the 7th floor and reopened as “BIBLIOTHECA”. The space is designed by Rei Kawakubo of COMME des GARÇONS.
- MAISON MONTAGUT Opened First Domestic Concept Store
The French knitwear brand MAISON MONTAGUT will open its first concept store from August 9 to January 31, 2020.
- UNITED ARROWS Opens New Store
This will be the first store of UNITED ARROWS in the Aoyama area. The store targets women and houses a café/bar on the first floor.
- New Underwear Brand of MASH Style Lab Opens First Store
MASH Style Lab’s new brand UNDERSON UNDERSON develops new underwear using special fabric made of the Japanese paper Washi that features breathability, deodorization, and high elasticity.
- Isetan Shinjuku will Refurbish Ladies Shoe Department
Isetan is launching the new app “your FIT 365” that offers more personalized product proposal using the 3D shoe measurement data. The 3D measurement service is available at the store and customers can register the data to the app. Also, the Danish brand ECCO will start the QUANT-U customization service using 3D printer.
- Isetan Shinjuku will Refurbish Jewelry Department
The jewelry department of Isetan Shinjuku will be reopened on August 28th with the 1.5 times bigger sales floor area and 1.5 times more brands. There will be a maid-to-order area, VIP salon and designer’s jewelry area.
- Glasses Company from Fukui CHARMANT to Open Stand Alone Store
This will be the only store of the company after closing the Omotesando store in the past. The first floor will be the sales area and the second floor will be used as a showroom.
- New Commercial Facility Q Plaza Ikebukuro Opened
Q Plaza Ikebukuro is the largest commercial building in the Ikebukuro East Exit area. A total of 16 stores have opened under the concept “Entertainment Plaza”.
- Pomellato to Open First Flagship Store
Italian jewelry brand Pomellato opened the first domestic flagship store in Tokyo. The store design is inspired by the boutique in Milan using the brand color “montenapoleone red”.
- PARFUMS CHRISTIAN DIOR Opened First Men’s Beauty Store
DIOR Men’s beauty that handles fragrance, makeup, skincare and grooming products has opened at Hankyu Men’s on July 3. The store offers special limited wrapping.
- KOSE will Open New Digital Concept Store This Winter
KOSE will open a concept store “MAISON KOSE” that combines digital and experience in December. The store will offer different experiences to customers and carry all brands of the company.
- Liquem Opens First Store
The accessory brand “Liquem” opens its first real store in Asakusa area. The brand was started in 2017 and has been sold at popup stores several times a year.
- Miyashita Park in Shibuya will Reopen for the Tokyo Olympics
Miyashita Park in Shibuya will reopen as an urban park in 2020. There will be a skateboarding park, climbing wall, multipurpose court, terrace, event space, commercial facility, hotel and a café.
- OCTOBERS VERY OWN Opens First Store in Japan