Without a doubt Japanese are probably the world’s most prolific shoppers. Keeping up with the latest fashion and technology trends is a must for the average Japanese person. Each weekend hordes of people with money to burn descend on some of the more popular shopping zones in the cities around Japan. Osaka City is no exception as a plethora people, hungry for bargains and sales, muscle their way through store doors hoping to purchase the perfect sweater, the prettiest dress, the coolest t-shirt or the latest gadget.
Store after store the people visit; their thirst for spending needing to be quenched, stopping only to grab something to eat in a packed restaurant of fast food shop. Indeed it is during these weekend shopping fests that businesses like McDonald’s, Burger King and Kentucky Fried Chicken make some serious profits.