'Butter refugees' cry over spilled milk

Nov 10, 2014

'Butter refugees' cry over spilled milk

Shoppers are up in arms over a serious butter shortage that has forced the government to resort to emergency imports and some grocers to limit sales to one package per customer. Some store shelves are bare and retailers are trumpeting the arrival of new ...

Lure of free threads gets Tokyo shoppers to strip down for Desigual

Jun 24, 2013

Lure of free threads gets Tokyo shoppers to strip down for Desigual

Tokyo shoppers stripped down to the bare essentials Saturday hoping to win free clothing as part of a promotional giveaway. The “semi-naked party” was hosted by Barcelona, Spain-based retailer Desigual, which handed out free clothes to around a hundred customers dressed in swimsuits and ...