Tag - supermarket



JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Feb 20, 2015
Deceased man linked to fingerprint in 1995 supermarket triple-murder had alibi
A deceased man police believed to be a potential suspect in a 1995 triple-murder at a suburban Tokyo supermarket due to a fingerprint found at the scene was elsewhere at the time of the crime, investigative sources said Thursday.
Japan Times
Oct 8, 2014
Aeon starts large-scale rice production as companies replace farmers
Aeon Co., the nation's largest supermarket chain, now plans to become the nation's largest rice grower.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 25, 2014
Aeon to buy rest of rival Daiei and delist supermarket chain's stock
Aeon Co. said it will buy the remaining shares in Daiei Inc. to make the struggling supermarket chain a wholly owned subsidiary next year, as part of efforts to turn around the company.
BUSINESS / Economy
Sep 22, 2014
August supermarket sales down for fifth month after tax hike
Supermarket sales fell 0.1 percent in August from a year earlier on a same-store basis, declining for the fifth consecutive month following the April consumption tax hike, an industry body said Monday.
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 21, 2014
July supermarket down fourth month since tax hike
Supermarket sales fell 2.1 percent in July from a year earlier on a same-store basis, declining for the fourth consecutive month since the April 1 consumption tax hike, an industry body said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Aug 27, 2012
Today's J-blip: Seiyu social TV commercial
Seiyu lets the Internet call the shots for its next TV commercial.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals