Eagles win brings Tohoku bargains

Nov 4, 2013

Eagles win brings Tohoku bargains

Tohoku baseball fans flocked to special sales at department stores and other shops Monday to celebrate the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles’ first Japan Series championship. A day after the Eagles won the title in the club’s ninth year, about 1,000 people braved the rain ...

Rich on luxury item spree at emporiums

Sep 3, 2013

Rich on luxury item spree at emporiums

Sales of high-priced merchandise are growing at department stores as stronger stock prices and the weaker yen from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s “Abenomics” economic policy mix stimulate spending by affluent people. Department store sales across the country totaled some ¥3 trillion in the first ...