B IS AN AD-LESS MONTHLY PUBLICATION THAT INTRODUCES ONE WELL-BALANCED BRAND UNEARTHED FROM AROUND THE GLOBE IN EACH ISSUE. BETWEEN ITS COVERS, B NOT ONLY SHARES UNTOLD STORIES BEHIND THE BRAND BUT ALSO ITS SENTIMENT AND CULTURE THAT ANY READERS INTERESTED IN BRAND MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT CAN LEAF THROUGH WITH EASE.
Intended to be a generic line for the Seiyu Supermarket Group, Muji was launched in Japan in 1980, as Mujirushi Ryohin, which means “no-brand quality goods.” Having initially started out with just 40 products, Muji now sells more than 7,000 different items and has successfully expanded into the housing business, proving that a brand can indeed sell a lifestyle aesthetic.
INTRO EDITOR’S LETTER STORE
Images of Muji shoppers and comments on Muji from the media
OPINION A multifaceted take on the Muji brand from Professor Ken Kusunoki
INNER SPACE Muji’s approach to consumption as defined 124 by its lineup of over 7,000 items
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