TOKYO cosmetics

Sun, 21 Aug 2016 21:19:39 GMT

Bloomberg

Chinese Tourists in Japan Choose Cosmetics Over Electronics
Bloomberg
“It's Japanese cosmetics and health-care supplements that are very nice," said Liu, as she lined up for opening time outside the Mitsukoshi department store in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. As incomes keep rising in China, Japan can count on its ...
Japan still a draw for Chinese shoppersThe Straits Times

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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:49:09 GMT

Talk like a gaijin
The Economist
Shops that take an English name to be trendy often get it horribly wrong: witness “Poopdick”, a second-hand cosmetics outlet. ... Kensaku Yoshida, a professor at Sophia University in Tokyo, reckons the biggest obstacle is a lack of confidence. Many ...

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:40:22 GMT

Market Scramble: Guidance cuts may sneak up on complacent market
Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO -- While a small number of market players are starting to gird against the growing prospect of cuts in earnings estimates, many investors appear to have the skewed expectation that the Bank of Japan will come to the rescue whenever stocks decline ...