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Leading retailer BEAMS Co., Ltd. has embarked on a branding business for other corporations and products from other companies. Using the local subsidiary it has established in the United Kingdom, it has begun introducing products and contents made by Japanese

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Creating a brand from recycled items – From 2018, JEPLAN, INC., an environmental venture, will begin designing and making clothing using recycled polyester textiles. They have received design offers from over 20 companies and brands for their T-shirt pattern, developed

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SAWADA, which produces and sells knitting yarn, is developing yarn using Japanese paper, a uniquely Japanese material. Japanese paper, cut into extremely thin strips, is twisted with polyester into yarn to create a lightweight yarn. When this is woven in

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Drawing Upon Their Superior Technology and Quality Japan’s production region-based textile manufacturers and processing factories are seizing the opportunities of exhibiting at the Milano Unica (MU) and Premiere Vision (PV) Paris in successive moves to launch full-scale exports to the

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Addressing the Social Problem of Rising Medical Costs, etc. The Japanese fibre industry is putting effort into the development of “smart textiles,” due to the high expectations that have been placed on fibres as a technology that can further enhance

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Growing Breadth of Business in the West Japanese textile manufacturing wholesalers’ development capabilities and their function of “always having stock on hand” are steadily taking root in Western markets. Progress is underway from luxury brands to medium and small brands,

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From JFW-JC2017, PTJ Autumn/Winter 2018-19 The JFW Textile Fair is Japan’s leading textile event. The JFW JAPAN CREATION, a general textile fair, and Premium Textile Japan (PTJ), a textile business negotiation salon are set to be held jointly, bringing together

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 What can Japanese Companies do Right Now? There is a growing interest in sustainability worldwide. Textile and fashion companies are moving forward, constructing manufacturing and supply chains for sustainable industrial and corporate growth using the techniques and knowledge they have

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Amazon Fashion Week TOKYO 2018 S/S will be held from October 16 – 22, with Shibuya Hikarie and Omotesando Hills serving as its primary venues. 48 brands will be participating, of which there are 17 brands participating for the first

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Aiming to expand business with stable management resources Examples of Tokyo’s young to mid-career designers entering into capital alliances are on the rise. Their partners in this include trading companies and retail businesses. Here, the demands of designers seeking stable

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