- 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.
- SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE SQUARE to Open This Fall
New large-scale complex SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE SQUARE’s east wing will be opening on November 1 with a total of 212 stores, including 7 stores launching for the first time in Japan, 37 new business types stores, and 4 stores opening for the first time in Tokyo. It will be the highest building in the Shibuya area.
- LOCCITANE Opens New Concept Store
L’OCCITANE JAPON will open the first domestic experience-based concept store “L’Occitane OMOTE SANDO VOYAGE SENSORIEL”. The store has a sales space, “VERBENA CAFÉ by L’OCCITANE” and the brand’s second spa in Japan.
- LONGCHAMP Opens Flagship Store
This will be the brand’s 48th store in Japan and the second as LONGCHAMP La Maison store. The store offers wide range customization service for the popular long-seller item Le Pliage.
- Alteration Store reDESIGN Closet Opened New Store
Salon du reDESIGN Closet.net is a new type of alteration store. You can choose thread from over 600 colors and 1,200 different types of buttons to customize your clothes. There is also a café in the store.
- Miki Opened New Sunglass Shop SUNNY
Eyewear chain store Miki opened a sunglasses store SUNNY. Due to the customers enclosing business strategy, they already have 2 stores in the same area and this is the 3rd store.
- BAYCREW’S Opens First Eyewear Store
BAYCREW’S Group will open its first eyewear specialty store “EYETHINK HIROB”. The store handles about 50 brands including MYKITA, ENALOID and Oliver Goldsmith. The store offers fitting service and lens change service of glasses purchased at any BAYCREW’S Group stores.
- NIKE Reopened its Flagship Store
New NIKE HARAJUKU flagship store introduces the new services linked to the Nike app which is already introduced in the flagship store New York to offer more personalized shopping experience.
- SEIKO Prospex Store Opens in Ginza
SEIKO Watch’s sports watch brand SEIKO Prospex opens the first specialty store of the brand in Ginza.
- Vintage Shop BerBerJin Opened New Shop
Famous vintage shop in Harajuku BerBerJin opened a new shop &BerBerJin in the same area. The shop plans to collaborate once or twice a month with various brands, stores, designers and stylists.
- SAZABY LEAGUE to Open I’M OK Store This Fall
The SAZABY LEAGUE acquired an exclusive license of I’M OK LIFESTYLE INTERNATIONAL, LLC which develops housewares and jewelry store “OK the store” and “I’M OK” started in LA in 1999. They will open the first store in Tokyo in October.
- New Store of HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE will Open
It will open at the former site of TOCCA Aoyama Store, on the same street as ISSEY MIYAKE and ISSEY MIYAKE MEN store in Aoyama. A pleating machine will be installed in the store to demonstrate the process of pleating.
- HARRY WINSTON to Open New Store in Tokyo
This will be the 9th store in Japan. It will be located next to Isetan Shinjuku store and will carry jewelry, watches and bridal collection.
- Sanyo Shokai Launces New Suit Brand
Sanyo Shokai launched its first personal made-to-order suit brand “Story & The Study”. The brand uses the original 3D measurement tool. The first store will be opened in Sanyo Ginza Tower, which will be reopened in September.
- Tsutaya Daikanyama Renovated Music Floor
The renovated floor includes new CDs and rare records selected by the Music Concierge. There are 160 cafe seats on the floor and drinks will be sold at the drink counter, and you could also enjoy over 2,500 music magazine archives and music books.
- BANNER BARRETT will Relaunch the Brand and Open New Store in September
BANNER BARRETT will start rebranding from next season. They have closed the store in Daikanyama last year but will open new store in the area on September 6 after the brands relaunch.
- Golden Goose Opened First Flagship Store
Italian luxury brand Golden Goose opened the first flagship store at the former site of kate spade NEW YORK Aoyama store. The store carries full collection of the brand and the new concept customization service space LAB will be introduced for the first time in Asia.
- atmos pink to Open Sneaker Specialty Store
Sneakers multi brand shop atmos’s womens store atmos pink opened its first sneaker specialty store. The store concept is “Shoes Kitchen” and has an atmosphere of a juice bar. The store also has an in-store ice cream stand.
- New Store DONADONA TOKYO will Open
The owner of a second-hand clothing store DEPT and a florist Otsuka Tomoki will open a household’s goods store DONADONA TOKYO. The store will have an adjoining flower shop.
- BALANCE STYLE Opens New Shop
BALANCE STYLE which proposes a fashion style with soccer will open its flagship shop Balance Style Omotesando Hills as its fourth store in Japan. The store features an interior design with the image of an urban soccer stadium.
- Isetan Shinjuku Reopened Watch Department
The watch department of the Isetan Shinjuku is opened on the 5th floor of the main building. It handles about 70 brands.
- Italian jewelry brand POMELLATO Opens Flagship Store
The approximately 135sqm is inspired by the Montenapoleone store in Milan, which was designed by a design studio in Milan DIMORE STUDIO.
- WACOAL Opened New Store with 3D Body Scanner and AI Service
Wacoal 3Dsmart & try which introduces a new customer service using 3D body scanner and customer service AI has been opened in Tokyo. The store offers personalized services such as stress-free sizing services 3Dsmart & try, which collects data from about 1.5 million spots in the body in 5 seconds.
- 70 Shops to Open at New Commercial Area at Tokyo Station in 2020
This is the part of “Tokyo Station North Passage Area Development”, which JR East Group has been promoting since 2012. They plan to open about 70 shops under the concept Tokyo Station City.
- Tabi Style Shoe Brand MARUGO Opens First Flagship Shop in Nihonbashi
MARUGO is a long-established manufacturer of the tabi socks and they have been developing their business with the new tabi style casual shoes.
- Francfranc Shibuya Store will Reopen This Fall
The Francfranc Shibuya store will be temporarily closed from August due to the store relocation. The new store is scheduled to be opened in October.
- Church’s Opened New Shop in Tokyo
British shoe brand Church’s opened a new shop that carries not only shoes but also bags and accessories.
- Shibuya PARCO to Introduce New Showrooming Store This Fall
Booster Studio by Campfire is the Japan’s first demonstration experiment specialized showrooming store opening at PARCO Shibuya. New technologies, ideas and digital products such as the store analysis service “ABEJA Insight for Retail” will be introduced in this store.
- DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL Launches New Concept Store FIRST HAND
DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL will open a new concept store this fall with the concept “Sustainability” and “recycling fashion”. The details of the opening are not disclosed yet but the location is planned around the terminal station in Tokyo.
- Urban Research will Develop New Business Style Shop in Collaboration with FamilyMart
Urban Research collaborates with FamilyMart to target office workers in urban areas. The first shop is scheduled to open in spring 2020 in Tokyo.
- GR8 at Laforet Harajuku to Reopen
The GR8 has been renovating and increasing the store space since its opening in 2005, and this will be the third store renovation following the last year’s renovation.
- Swedish Sneaker Shop Sneakersnstuff will Open First Store in Japa
Sneakersnstuff founded in 1999 has stores in Stockholm, Paris, London, Berlin, New York, Los Angeles and other countries around the world. The specific location and opening date of the new Tokyo store has not been disclosed.
- ACME Furniture Jiyugaoka Renovates as Interior Selectshop
At the Jiyugaoka store, in addition to the 3 original labels developed by ACME, Journal Standard Furniture, Acme Furniture and JOURNAL STANDARD SQUARE, it will also carry vintage furniture. The store aims to reach out to wide range of customers by switching from a mono brand store to a multi brand shop.
- AWESOME STORE Opens Flagship Store with Café
Low price miscellaneous goods store AWESOME STORE will open a flagship store AWESOME STORE & CAFE IKEBUKURO in a new commercial facility Q Plaza. There are currently 45 stores and it will be the second store to have a café in the store.
- IPSA Opened First Standalone Store
Shiseido’s skincare brand IPSA opened the first standalone store that offers various programs such as workshops and seminars of experts according to the measurement results of your skin.
- New Commercial Facility GRANDBERRY PARK to Open in Machida