Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Scenes from inside Takashimaya, Matsuyama

Expensive stuff

Your choice of Hello Kitty accessories

Eye appeal is marketing genius

Fresh and delicious

Worlds best beef

Friday, February 21, 2014

Japanese Department Stores

A Japanese department store is like a layered cake. The basements are reserved for food vendors and small restaurants/eateries and coffee shops (you need to take a break from shopping). The main floor is women's cosmetics and fashion apparel. Next flight up is for domestic, next flight up is for mens apparel (Japanese mens fashion does change and bears more resemblance to European mens fashsion than American men). Next floor is books and electronics and the top floor is just for sightseeing and restaurants.
Eel is quite popular

More cuteness

Japanese parking is always an experience

The rotating disks are always managed well

Monday, February 10, 2014

Japanese department stores

Always a treat walking through a Japanese department store. They have different specials during different days of the week. There is always a line but the lines move fast, the food is excellent and the price can't be beat.