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2014-04-22 08:36:03

Brooklyn-based clothing retailer sets sights on expansion TOKYO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade into its run as an influential force on the New York fashion scene, clothing retailer and lifestyle brand OAK will open its first location in the Japanese market in Tokyo's Shibuya district. Located at 1-23-25 3F Shibuya, the store will offer the retailer's namesake OAK Collection and A.OK brands as well as a curated selection of shoes and accessories for men and women. The...

2014-02-20 20:24:19

Leading Asian fashion retailer serves as authorized e-shop for unique Japanese brands TOKYO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswrie/ -- YesStyle, the leading online Asian fashion retailer and owner and operator of retail website YesStyle.com, is now an authorized e-shop for fashion brands featured at the world famous Shibuya 109 department store in Japan. YesStyle carries six Shibuya 109 brands, including Liz Lisa, GOLDS Infinity and MeJane, and is now the first and only authorized global...

2012-11-16 08:22:13

TOKYO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tower Records Japan Inc. and DOMMUNE ELE-KING MOM/D/DAD PRODUCTIONS Co., LTD. proudly announced on November 16 that under their business alliance deal, a new cultural platform, "TOWER RECORDOMMUNE SHIBUYA" (hereinafter referred to as "TRDS"), will launch on Friday, November 23 (national holiday), enabling the stream broadcast of original programs and/or information on "SHIBUYA" pop culture, from the well-known Tower Records' flagship store in Shibuya....

2012-06-14 02:28:27

TOKYO, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NHN Japan Corp. announced on June 14 that it will hold a conference on July 3 regarding its free-calling and free-messaging app "LINE" at Shibuya Hikarie Hall (Tokyo, Japan). At the conference, titled 'Hello, Friends in Tokyo 2012', NHN Japan will give details about increasing the commercialization of LINE's services through the development of its platform integration, as well as its vision of LINE's future. Since the launch of LINE on June 23, 2011, this...

2011-05-16 15:34:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hachiko Coalition is calling for the organized and immediate evacuation of all uncontaminated domestic animals, pets and livestock inside the 20km radiation contaminated exclusion zone Fukushima, Japan. The Hachiko Coalition has also published a rush translation of a report previously available only in Japanese. A special committee issued this report after their landmark conference on handling animals exposed to radiation. The report...

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2008-08-21 09:15:00

Morning train commuters in Tokyo were joined on their way to work by an unusual companion Wednesday: a wild monkey. A security guard spotted the monkey near ticket gates in Shibuya Station, said Norihiru Masui, a spokesman for train operator Tokyu Corp. The monkey, about 27 inches long, climbed to a perch high atop a departure board, and around 30 policemen surrounded the area and attempted to snare it with a variety of nets, as commuters crowded around and snapped pictures with their cell...