It seems likely that the consumption tax increase will derail the government’s economic boom train.
More restaurants and retailers are hiring short-hour employees to save money.
Some think that McDonald’s is finished in Japan
DVDs still may be the cheapest, and easiest, way to watch videos at home.
Starting this year Japan Post is offering cash prizes for its New Years lottery.
Banking at convenience stores will soon be more expensive.
Sales quotas make postal employees’ lives miserable at the end of the year.