Top4 100yen Stores in Japan

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posted on September 2, 2015

100yen shop became a "must-go" place when you visit Japan! Find out which one is the most popular store of all.

If you know a little about Japan, you may heard about 100 yen shop (108 yen including tax). The store sell only 100yen products - snacks to ties -, and you can find amazing stuff that people don't believe it's 100yen!

DAISO

The company has 2,700 stores all over Japan and 700 branches in 25 countries, and it's the No.1-100yen-shop corporation in the nation. Daiso is the one of the must-visit stores, together with Don Quijote (discount store) and Matsukiyo (drug store) for tourists from overseas during their stay. The store is known for "selling everything" from clothes to wine (Wine is available from 100 yen). They have a selection of red wine - Syrah, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Sauvignon - and white wine - Chardonnay, Viogner, and Syrah Rose - for 100yen.

SERIA

Seria targets women as their potential customers because the store mainly deals in natural and cute products, and it is known for women's favorite 100yen shop. They are specialized in D.I.Y (Do It Yourself) kits. DIY was considered for a men's hobby, but nowadays women are more interested in this field. People buy the products to make original pieces. Some of them upload their items on their blogs, and others apply their work for Seria's handmade contest,which is held on its website every few months.

CAN★DO

Can Do is the third biggest 100yen shop company, and they own 814 stores in Japan. If you find a "★ (Do! Stars)" sign on a product in the shop, it means it is a company's original, and they gurantee the quality. They have a cute mascot named "Hakken One Do". Look for it when you visit their store!

WATTS

The company, Watts, locates its headquaters in Osaka and has 941 branches in Japan. Following Daiso and Seria, Watts became next "it" 100yen shop. The company's concept is "grow with the community", and for that, they carefully study customers' needs and change what they sell depends on the area. They have stylish and cool stuff you can make your place look good.


Each 100yen store has different concepts and unique ideas for producing stores. The business is getting bigger and bigger each year, and 100yen shop definitely became a must-visit place for tourists. Try all four stores and find your favorite one!!

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