Monday, September 02, 2013

Newsletter September 2nd 2013

Japanese Customer Newsletter, September 2nd 2013.



By

Peter Hanami




#1. Travel




" Jetstar Japan is the first (Low Cost Carrier) airline to sell tickets through the ubiquitous Lawson convenience store franchise chain. The arrangement enables customers to book Jetstar Japan air tickets using the multi-media terminals (known as Lawson Loppi) and pay for them only in cash at the chain’s 10,000 plus stores."



Source: Carry On: News for business travelers, Nevil Gibson
The National Business Review, Saturday July 6th 2013
http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/carry-news-business-travellers-ng-142496






#2. Economy





"Japan's 7.5 trillion yen ($83 Billion) a month Quantitative Easing is no small potatoes"



Source: Gung-Ho gold bug slams doubters, By Robin Bromby, The Australian, Monday July 1st 2013, page 23





#3 Finance





"Japan's stockmarket has a reputation for disappointing even the most ardent bulls"





Source: Traders look for signs of Abenomics improvements, By Kana Inagaki, Wall Street Journal, Australian, Tuesday July 2nd 2013, page 22





#4. Food




"Sushi is the original fast food like a sandwich…It's OK to eat it with your fingers" Reiko Shimba, Goodwill Guide, Tokyo





Source: Make my story, By Susan Kurosawa, Michelle Rowe, The Australian Newspaper, Tuesday July 2nd, 2013, page 14






#6. Quote





"Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides."


Junichiro Tanizaki




Source: Brainy Quotes




#7. Trade


"Japan is the number one export market for U.S. pork. 27 percent of the pork produced in Ohio is exported each year. This is a significant market for Ohio farmers," said Kyle Brown."



Source: Ohio Corn and Pork Entice Japanese Buyers, Ohio Ag Connection, 07/03/2013
http://www.ohioagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=525&yr=2013







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