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Vegetable-centric eateries show creativity is alive and well

By: Debbie Howard Top chefs from around the world predicted that vegetables and “fabulous experimental vegetarian food” would catch a ...
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Showa Nostalgia

Showa Nostalgia

By: Dominic Carter At Decks Mall in Tokyo’s Odaiba there is a whole floor devoted to an attraction called Daiba ...
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standard of living

Standard of Living in Japan Stacks Up Fairly Well

By: Debbie Howard During the two so-called ‘lost decades’ since the early 1990s, the standard of living of the average ...
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dankai generation

Dankai Generation

By: Dominic Carter Even though I’ve lived in Japan for many years now, it was only a few years ago, ...
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August 2012 Fashion

August 2012 Fashion

By: Dominic Carter In the past decade, Japanese retail has undergone a series of developments that have seen it come ...
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Japanese Culture Not Hard to Find, Even in Far-flung Texas

Japanese Culture Not Hard to Find, Even in Far-flung Texas

By: Debbie Howard I spend a good part of every summer these days in a small Texas Hill Country town, ...
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Asakatsu

Asakatsu

By: Dominic Carter One of the first things that struck me when I came to Japan as a young manager ...
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Seniors serve up cornucopia of opportunities

Seniors serve up cornucopia of opportunities

By: Debbie Howard Perhaps the most important and far-ranging phenomenon to consider when marketing any product or service in Japan ...
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Wishing Upon a Star?

Wishing Upon a Star?

By: Dominic Carter I have been following with interest the prospective launch of Jetstar Japan. Jetstar, a subsidiary of Australia’s ...
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