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Another’s Treasure: Second-Hand Goods in Japan Another's Treasure: Second-Hand Goods in Japan

When I was growing up (and I should mention this was in a fairly large city, nothing like where I am now), every family raced to get the best and newest of everything. Not having the latest of just about anything you could name was seen as embarrassing. Alongside this, though, they also had very […]

Shopping in Japan Shopping in Japan

Japan has a very high standard of customer service and most people find shopping in Japanese stores to be a very pleasant experience. Sales staff are generally extremely polite and helpful, and stores stock a great variety of high quality products.