Konbinis are the lifeblood of Japan. Seldom can you travel more than a few miles without seeing one, and so common are they that in towns and cities you can often stand outside one and spot another in the distance. They offer food and drink, emergency supplies like spare underwear, electronics and magazines, as well… Continue reading How2: Konbini Design
In a culture where ATMs charge after 6pm, close at 8pm and restrict your withdraws to a limited number of machines, where credit and debit cards are non-existent, and online banking hasn’t even been translated into Katakana – how do you shop online in Japan? Japan is renowned for its crazy ass-technology, out of the box thinking and… Continue reading How2: Buying Online in an Offline Culture.