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70% of online Japanese fashion sales through mobile phones –

70% of online Japanese fashion sales through mobile phones – | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japanese consumers love to shop online and prefer to use apps on smartphones to make purchases, with Japan leading the world in mobile transactions.
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Rental clothes add a new wrinkle to fashion in Japan

Rental clothes add a new wrinkle to fashion in Japan | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
TOKYO -- Rental clothing services are taking off in Japan as consumers tighten their belts and youths find different ways to stay well-dressed.Fashion
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Editorial: Time to bring in more of those Japanese travellers

Editorial: Time to bring in more of those Japanese travellers | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The inaugural Japan-Fiji Trade and Business Symposium at the Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa on Denarau Island will no doubt enhance more investment into the |
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Japan Is Back In The Spotlight, And It’s Here To Stay

Japan Is Back In The Spotlight, And It’s Here To Stay | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japanese luxury consumers are back in the limelight, and the country seems to have renewed its love affair with everything “luxury.”
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Luxury brands can no longer overlook Japanese consumers: Agility

Luxury brands can no longer overlook Japanese consumers: Agility | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
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Amazon effect: BOJ says online shopping pushing down core inflation | Reuters

Amazon effect: BOJ says online shopping pushing down core inflation | Reuters | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The spread of online shopping in Japan is dragging down consumer inflation, the central bank said, highlighting the "Amazon effect" on prices and the challenges policy makers face as they try to pull the world's third-biggest economy out of years of stagnation.
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Hello Kitty Shinkansen bullet train unveiled in Japan

Hello Kitty Shinkansen bullet train unveiled in Japan | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
(CNN) — There are two things that will never get old in Japan. Hello Kitty -- Sanrio's adorable mouthless character -- and bullet trains. And now they're coming together. Japan's Shinkansen train operator, West Japan Railway Co. Ltd announced it will launch a Hello Kitty-themed Shinkansen bullet train on June 30. Aimed at revitalizing regional…
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Subscription fashion: more Japanese renting clothes and bags –

Subscription fashion: more Japanese renting clothes and bags – | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Fashion rental services are proliferating in Japan.
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Place your bets: Local governments in Japan weigh the benefits of applying for a casino license

Place your bets: Local governments in Japan weigh the benefits of applying for a casino license | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stepped over the border of the demilitarized zone in Panmunjom for a historic summit with South Korean President Moon Ja
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Japan Boy Band Star Gets Instagram Savvy as TV Ads Weaken - Bloomberg

Japan Boy Band Star Gets Instagram Savvy as TV Ads Weaken - Bloomberg | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Shingo Katori commanded the adoration of millions of fans across Asia as a member of SMAP, one of Japan’s most successful boy bands. After decades as a ubiquitous TV presence, he finally decided in November it was time to get an Instagram account.
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Japan Looks Ready to Sustain Gains - Barron's

Japan Looks Ready to Sustain Gains - Barron's | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japanese Stocks Ready to Rise Again: Reasonable valuations, stronger growth, and loose monetary policy will power 15% gains.
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Kero-chan Cafe is latest Cardcaptor Sakura pop-up eatery in Tokyo

Kero-chan Cafe is latest Cardcaptor Sakura pop-up eatery in Tokyo | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The 60-seat Kero-chan Cafe opens on April 27th at Tokyo Skytree Town Sola Machi and continues until July 8th.
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Japanese Airline Virtually Flies to Exotic Destinations Without Taking Off

Japanese Airline Virtually Flies to Exotic Destinations Without Taking Off | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
A dozen Japanese travelers recently enjoyed a first-class experience aboard a simulated aircraft that never left the runway; in fact, the mock airliner was not even near an airport. First Airlines is a tec
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Keen on cruising: Japan joins the latest global travel trend

Keen on cruising: Japan joins the latest global travel trend | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Cruising is a big industry, with millions of people getting on board countless luxurious vessels around the world each year. And while Japan might not be the first destination you think of when considering a cruise, the country is becoming more popular and it’s people keener on cruising. With an…
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Tourism promotion lures Japanese with scents of Gold Coast - The Queensland Cabinet and Ministerial Directory

Tourism promotion lures Japanese with scents of Gold Coast - The Queensland Cabinet and Ministerial Directory | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
In an innovative attempt to lure more Japanese visitors to the Gold Coast, the Palaszczuk Government has worked with a Japanese company to develop a range of tea that smells like the Coast.
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Who is Yoshi, the 14-year-old Japanese Instagram fashion star? –

Who is Yoshi, the 14-year-old Japanese Instagram fashion star? – | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Yoshi has gained the attention of Virgil Abloh, Nicola Formichetti, and Helmut Lang.
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Japan's online fashion revolution gathers speed as brands bid to catch up with industry leader Zozotown

Japan's online fashion revolution gathers speed as brands bid to catch up with industry leader Zozotown | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Zozotown, which swooped in as a little-known retail website and prodded once-reluctant Japanese consumers to shop online for clothes, is now facing stiff c
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DOT to boost Japanese tourist arrivals | Philippine Information Agency

DOT to boost Japanese tourist arrivals | Philippine Information Agency | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
 TOKYO, Japan, July 5 -- “As we face the next half of 2018, we look forward with excitement to hitting a new high in Japanese tourism arrivals by breaching the 600,000 mark,” said Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat during the recen
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Suntory, Asahi, and Coca-Cola are rolling out colorless drinks in Japan this summer —

Suntory, Asahi, and Coca-Cola are rolling out colorless drinks in Japan this summer — | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Coffee, tea, and beer now all look just like water.
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Snoopy fever continues in Japan as Peanuts Hotel opens in Kobe in August

Snoopy fever continues in Japan as Peanuts Hotel opens in Kobe in August | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The hotel, whose slogan is "where guests feel comfortable" (taken from a 1962 Peanuts comic strip), is a celebration of the world's most famous beagle and
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GVB working to restore prominence of Japanese visitor market - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

GVB working to restore prominence of Japanese visitor market - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand. | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Tourism numbers are off this year by 3.4%, as the Japanese market continues to drag. Slowly but surely though, the Guam Visitors Bureau is trying to revive the once-dominant market. Speaking before th
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Japan economy minister says expects consumer spending to keep rising | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Japan economy minister says expects consumer spending to keep rising | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday that he expected consumer spending to continue rising but that he would monitor the impact of accelerating inflation on consumer sentiment. Japan's overall consumer price index rose in January at the fastest pace since July 2014, due partly to an increase in
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In Japan, Twitter sees a surge in number of users and revenue

In Japan, Twitter sees a surge in number of users and revenue | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
Twitter’s revenue leaps in Japan, helping lead the company to its first quarterly profit.
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Georgia canned coffee printed with manga scenes featuring characters from Weekly Shonen Jump

Georgia canned coffee printed with manga scenes featuring characters from Weekly Shonen Jump | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
The revamped Georgia coffee cans are printed with specially created and adapted scenes from famous manga as well as codes that give customers a free issue of
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Worker at airport in Japan seen cleaning suitcases

Worker at airport in Japan seen cleaning suitcases | Japanese Travellers | Scoop.it
A Japanese airport staffer has been filmed cleaning suitcases as they travel along a luggage carousel.
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