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 on ...

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 and ...