Takashimaya Co Ltd

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Name: Takashimaya Co Ltd (Takashimaya Company Limited)
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Singaporeans Protest Over PH Independence Day Celebration

MANILA, Philippines – A number of people calling themselves Singaporeans protested the planned holding of Philippine Independence Day celebration on June 08, 2013 organized by the Philippine Embassy and led by the Philippine Independence Day Council – ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Terrie's Take: Bad Loans Propaganda, J-Financial News, and Sexual Affairs are Hugely Popular!

Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - ... [Published Akihabara News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Flesh and blood

When I was in my 30s, unmarried and broody, my niece was the centre of my life.I was thrilled when she was born and insisted that my sister use the name I had for her, which is why the poor girl ended up with three first names on her birth certificat ... [Published Asiaone - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

U.S. stocks get boost from Citigroup earnings 'beat"

The U.S. stock market, which took it on the chin last week amid a massive sell-off in once high-flying stocks, got a lift to start the week when Citigroup topped earnings expectations, offsetting some of the gloom ahead of what is expected to be a challenging ... [Published USA Today - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese shoppers shun luxury goods after sales tax rise

Consumers hold back after binge ahead of introduction of controversial tax increase to tackle Japan’s soaring public debt Japan’s shoppers have been keeping their wallets closed since the nation’s first sales tax increase in 17 years took effect at the ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Takashimaya plans 2 more department stores for Southeast Asia

TOKYO -- Takashimaya, which operates a chain of department stores, is considering opening two more in Southeast Asia as early as 2017, President Shigeru Kimoto said in an interview with The Nikkei on Friday.Takashimaya President Shigeru KimotoThe Japanese ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sales plunge as consumers shun luxury goods after tax increase

Japanese consumers are keeping their wallets firmly closed after the first sales tax hike in 17 years, with luxury items and appliances suffering and one major department store reporting a 25 percent drop in sales.The precipitous plunge comes after millions ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese retailers bullish on sales, profit despite tax hike

TOKYO -- Even amid concern that last week's sales tax increase in Japan will slow consumption, about 70% of leading retailers in the country expect both revenue and profit to grow in the current fiscal year.Of 51 retail companies that had announced earnings ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

Japanese Consumers Shun Luxury Goods after Tax Hike

TOKYO -- Consumers in Japan are keeping their wallets firmly closed after the first sales tax rise in 17 years, with luxury items and appliances suffering as one major department store reported a 25% drop in sales.The precipitous plunge comes after millions ... [Published Industry Week - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

SANRIO : Hello Kitty shop opens in Osaka to attract foreign visitors

A shop selling about 500 items associated with the popular character Hello Kitty opened at an Osaka department store Thursday, with the aim of attracting foreign visitors and help curb a sales decline following the consumption tax hike on April 1 .The ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Luxury hit by Japan’s sales tax increase

The rise in Japan’s sales tax to 8 percent that took effect last week has driven a boom-and-bust in sales of high-priced items like jewellery but passed with little impact on sales of daily necessities. The last rise in the sales tax in 1997 dragged Japan ... [Published Cpp-Luxury - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 3 reports

Takashimaya sees fiscal 2014 profit up despite tax hike

TOKYO -- Takashimaya Co. said Tuesday that it expects group net profit to rise 10% to 20.5 billion yen ($197 million) in the current fiscal year, as the Japanese department store operator aims to counteract the effects of a recent consumption tax hike ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 08 2014]

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"It is unfortunate that the images and words used give the impression of the Philippines planting their flag onto Singapore soil and declaring it as part of their own. There seems to be no sensitivity in it. Almost like it was done on purpose" said one comment...
As the comedian George Burns said, "happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city"
"Consumption demand has fallen sharply since the new tax rate took effect" said DBS Group in a report
"Now that we have moved into April, we note concerns about a possible cooling in consumer spending, as well as a stalling of shipments from consumer goods manufacturers and a rise in product returns. However, we expect to see differences in impact by industry and by retail format."

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Get Up To 55% Off with Agoda.com’s Japan Flash ... [Published Lipstiq.com - Apr 16 2014]
Singaporeans Protest Over PH Independence Day C... [Published Kicker Daily News - Apr 16 2014]
Nasty comments mar Filipinos' Independence Day ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 15 2014]
Upcoming Independence Day celebration of OFWs o... [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
Terrie's Take: Bad Loans Propaganda, J-Financia... [Published Akihabara News - Apr 15 2014]
Flesh and blood [Published Asiaone - Apr 15 2014]
U.S. stocks get boost from Citigroup earnings '... [Published USA Today - Apr 14 2014]
World stocks fall after 2 days of US decline, u... [Published Prince George Citizen - Apr 14 2014]
World stocks decline on dour US earnings outlook [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
Japanese shoppers shun luxury goods after sales... [Published Telegraph - Apr 14 2014]
Agoda.com’s 5-day sale in Japan: Up to 55% off ... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 14 2014]
LA MER Puts 50 Years of Innovation & Craftsmans... [Published Senatus - Apr 14 2014]
Journey to Japan on a budget [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
The grandmaster of SFX: Eiji Tsuburaya’s impact... [Published The Japan News - Apr 13 2014]
Tokyo underground: taking property development ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 12 2014]
Head Of Asia's Largest Clothing Retailer: "I Do... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 11 2014]
The other side of pashmina [Published Livemint.com - Apr 11 2014]
Head Of Asia's Largest Clothing Retailer: "I Do... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 11 2014]
Takashimaya plans 2 more department stores for ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 11 2014]
Sales plunge as consumers shun luxury goods aft... [Published Japan Times - Apr 11 2014]
Japanese retailers bullish on sales, profit des... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 10 2014]
Japanese Consumers Shun Luxury Goods after Tax ... [Published Industry Week - Apr 10 2014]
Japan consumers shun luxury goods after tax hik... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 10 2014]
Japan consumers shun luxury goods [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Apr 10 2014]
SANRIO : Hello Kitty shop opens in Osaka to att... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
The Japanese Sales Tax Hike Verdict Is In: It's... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 09 2014]
The Japanese Sales Tax Hike Verdict Is In: It's... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 09 2014]
Will sales drop in Japan force early BoJ action [Published Big News Network - Apr 09 2014]
Equity Futures Languish Unchanged Ahead Of FOMC... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 09 2014]
Luxury hit by Japan’s sales tax increase [Published Cpp-Luxury - Apr 09 2014]
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Head Of Asia's Largest Clothing Retailer: "I Do... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 11 2014]
Previously we observed that when it comes to discretionary spending, if not so much staples, Japan's sales tax hike has been an absolute disaster, sending sales at some department stores such as Takashimaya plunging by 25% in the week since the April ...
The Japanese Sales Tax Hike Verdict Is In: It's... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 09 2014]
On April 1, as was widely known, Japan raised its sales tax from 5% to 8% - a move many dread could unleash a recession as happened the last time Japan hiked a consumption tax in 1997. A week later the verdict on just how much consumption was frontloaded ...
Equity Futures Languish Unchanged Ahead Of FOMC... [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 09 2014]
The positive sentiment stemming from a positive close on Wall Street and saw Shanghai Comp (+0.33%), Hang Seng (+1.09%) trade higher, failed to support the Nikkei 225 (-2.10%), which underperformed its peers and finished in the red amid JPY strength ...
Hello Kitty Can’t Coax Japanese Shoppers to Ope... [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Apr 09 2014]
The rise in Japan's sales tax has already hit retail sales, particularly at Takashimaya department stores, which had hoped Hello Kitty might induce shoppers to open their wallets. ...
Takashimaya FY Net Grows [Published Women's Wear Daily - Apr 08 2014]
The retailer saw double-digit profit growth but issued a more cautious forecast for the year ahead as it cited the negative impact of Japan's sales tax hike. Continue reading... Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . ...
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