• Ja
  • Japanese Bunny Girls Shakugan no Oppai

Japan Shopping

45
33797
Wed 2007/11/07 17:42 JST
4c1b63bb85e4f85dc2fc8b441ceda405

One thing that I never saw living in London or Seattle - electronic goods sprawled in front of a shop *without* any shop assistants in sight.

This type of product placement is done for a few reasons. One of them being that there isn't enough space in the shop. The other reason being to attract the passerby.

Not just electronic shops either. Walk down a typical shopping district and you will see stuff spilling out of the shop - without anybody watching over the goods. While theft obviously does happen, its extremely occasional. Just another reason why I like it over here.
Are goods displayed like this without shop owners watching over it in your region?

Tokyo · CEO Mirai Inc
http://www.dannychoo.com/profile

Director for Culture Japan. Creator of Mirai Suenaga. Member of the Japanese governments METI CIIC.
経済産業省クリエイティブ産業国際展開懇談会委員。
テレビ番組カルチャージャパンのディレクターと司会。
twitter.com/dannychoo
facebook.com/dannychoodotcom

Related

  • Boing Boing TV

    Went with comrades Joi Ito and Hector to take a bunch of Silicon Valley folks on a puchi tour around Ak...

     Fri 08/12/05
    118
    94231
  • A Week in Tokyo 24

    Been one of the busiest weeks so far and this is how I felt like yesterday night - absolutely knackered...

     Mon 08/09/08
    165
    108295
  • Osaka Photos

    On the way back from Kyoto, we decided to stop off at Osaka for a few hours. Osaka is currently the sec...

     Sat 07/07/14
    145
    82360
  • Karting in Tokyo

    So up until now we talked about places that you can shop at like Tokyo Midtown, Shin Marunouchi Buildin...

     Tue 08/03/11
    105
    112564

Comments

Create Comment Show comments
  1. Loading-pulse