Shopping Guide to Japan : What to Buy, Where to Buy it, and How to Get the Most Out of Your Yen
Bargain shopping in Japan can be a challenge, but this book succinctly explains all the ins and outs to making the most of your Japanese shopping experience; add this to your suitcase and leave room for the treasures you will bring home. The Shopping Guide to Japan clearly illustrates how the Japanese genius for organization, efficiency and customer service has put them at the forefront in the world of shopping. Unequalled in the number, variety and convenience of its shops, malls and street arcades! This amazing infrastructure, combined with traditional arts, crafts and modern-day high-tech products, has made Japan a shopper's paradise. The Japanese culture has integrated their entertainment, leisure, shopping, and transportation industries into a virtually seamless experience, making Japan the shopping capital of the world!
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 133 x 203 x 20.32mm | 272.16g
- 01 Dec 2007
- Tuttle Shokai Inc
- Kanagawa, Japan
Back cover copy
It's all here--where to go, what to look for, how to ask for it. Japan has some of the finest shops in the world, and with this book you'll go home with some of their many treasures.
About Boye Lafayette De Mente
Boye Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, and Korea since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, trade journalist, editor, and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (now Thunderbird: The School of Global Management). His 70-plus books include Japan's Cultural Code Words, Business Guide to Japan, and Japan Unmasked.