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Daiei

A Japanese company that manages one of the largest grocery store chains as well as clothing shops and department stores. It was established in 1957 and was, for a time, Japan's largest retailer. It is a publicly-traded company.
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Supermarket chain operator Daiei Inc. said Friday it logged a group operating profit of 2.05 billion yen in the first half of its current business year from March, up 150 percent over a year earlier, on enough cost cuts to cover a 5.6 percent drop in sales.
The IRCJ, created in 2003 to help companies burdened with heavy debt, has been involved in the rehabilitation of such companies as major retailer Daiei Inc., textile maker Kanebo Ltd.
TOKYO -- The new president of Daiei Inc., Japan's third-largest retailer, says the company will boost turnaround efforts with a focus on improving its finances.
chain will be operated under an alliance between Fast Retailing and struggling supermarket chain Daiei Inc. and will coexist with the Uniqlo chain, which has also been known for low-priced clothing but will shift its business orientation toward higher-price products.
Struggling supermarket operator Daiei Inc. will promote the refurbishment of its outlets as it has accumulated know-how to improve sales with remodeled stores, Daiei senior managing director Takashi Hirayama said in a recent interview with Kyodo News.
(WIS) said Wednesday that supermarket chain Daiei Inc. has granted a request to install Web data relay stations on the roofs of its buildings.
Supermarket chain operator Daiei Inc. said Friday it logged a group operating profit of 3.24 billion yen in the business year ended in February, marking the first operating profit in two years in a reversal from a 1.16 billion yen loss in the previous year.
TOKYO -- Daiei Inc. will exit its state-led restructuring in the wake of securing $1.2 billion in new loans from private firms last month.
will open an outlet of its Uniqlo casual clothing chain in a Daiei Inc. supermarket in April, company sources said Thursday.
Supermarket chain operator Daiei Inc. founder and former chairman Isao Nakauchi has stepped down from all his executive posts at Daiei group companies, including that of honorary chairman at Recruit Co., Daiei officials said Wednesday.
Struggling supermarket operator Daiei Inc. said Monday it will sell a controlling stake in its information system unit to major software company Fuji Soft ABC Inc.
Daiei Inc., a major Japanese retailer undergoing restructuring, is getting help from Toyota Motor Corp.