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April 25, 2012

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Japanese Customer News

Wednesday 25th, April 2012



Book: Japan - An Interpretation 

by Lafcadio Hearn



" Japanese culture is like a Bonsai tree, meticulously sculpted and trimmed and controlled for thousands of years."





1. Japan a big consumer of mobile media according to Google Adsense

“China, Korea, Japan, and the U.S. represent some of the biggest markets for mobile media consumption.”

Source: Adsense Blog



2. Japan comes third in number of Twitter accounts according to survey

Japan had the third-largest slice of Twitter users in the world based on the number of accounts created before Jan. 1, according to Semiocast, a social-media research firm.”




3. Japanese consumer price index remains around zero percent

the year-on-year rate of change in the consumer price index, excluding fresh foods, is around zero percent, and it remains unclear when the country will be able to exit deflation, which has continued for over 10 years.”





4. New trend in pet fashion in Japan – dog and owner with matching nails

A number of pet groomers in Japan now offer claw decoration..Tokyo-based "dog beauty artist" Eiko Sase,…charges between ¥3,000 and ¥5,000 for front and back paws together. A common request, she said, is to give a dog and its owner matching nails, usually for a party or special event.”

Source: Japan Times






5. Tommy Hilfiger admires Japanese fashion

'I think the Japanese people are more daring because they're not afraid to wear pattern with pattern. They're not afraid of colour so that's exciting to us.' Tommy Hilfiger


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