Department store closures mark end of an era

Business Sep 28, 2016

Department store closures mark end of an era

by Mizuho Aoki

On a recent weekday morning, the Sogo department store in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture, is unusually crowded with shoppers flocking to a closing down sale before it shuts its doors for good on Friday. Many stop to take pictures of a sign at the entrance displaying ...