Department stores beef up Chinese service before Year of the Sheep

Feb 16, 2015

Department stores beef up Chinese service before Year of the Sheep

Major department stores are beefing up their service for Chinese customers ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday season starting Wednesday, bidding for big-spending tourists to offset the slump in domestic spending. The Year of the Sheep begins on Thursday, and Chinese visitors are ...

Mitsukoshi to target language barrier during Lunar New Year holidays

Jan 30, 2015

Mitsukoshi to target language barrier during Lunar New Year holidays

Department store Isetan Mitsukoshi will step up support for foreign customers over the Lunar New Year at its flagship store in central Tokyo. The Mitsukoshi Ginza Store in the posh shopping district plans to offer services that lower language barriers for foreigners, particularly Chinese ...

Chinese mark end of holiday

Feb 25, 2013

Chinese mark end of holiday

As millions of migrant workers flowed back to cities and smog blanketed a large part of China, the nation Sunday celebrated the traditional Lantern Festival with fireworks and food. The Lantern Festival formally marks the end of celebrations for the Chinese Lunar New Year ...