Japan Retail Foods Report 2016


Report Highlights: Despite a high level of spending from a record influx of inbound tourists to Japan, the Japanese retail sector overall suffered in 2015 in response to lingering effects of the April 2014 consumption tax hike, a relatively weaker yen, and lower consumer spending overall. Competition for shelf space in intense, and convenience stores are a dynamic and powerful player in this sector.

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