Monthly Archives: January 2012

Retail – the Upgraded French Fries for the French… Again

Over a year ago, McDonald’s upgraded their interiors by hiring a French designer.  The upgraded French-born stores were imported into Tokyo as well.   Together with 100-yen morning coffee campaign and a series of Americanflavor themed burgers ( Hawaiian, Texas,

Retail – the Upgraded French Fries for the French… Again

Over a year ago, McDonald’s upgraded their interiors by hiring a French designer.  The upgraded French-born stores were imported into Tokyo as well.   Together with 100-yen morning coffee campaign and a series of Americanflavor themed burgers ( Hawaiian, Texas,

Retail – Starbucks in Fukuoka

I was in Fukuoka in December and stumbled onto this soon-to-open Starbucks.  The wood facade caught my eyes, of course, but I could not go in because it was 5 days before its opening. Starbucks stores all around Japan are

Retail – Starbucks in Fukuoka

I was in Fukuoka in December and stumbled onto this soon-to-open Starbucks.  The wood facade caught my eyes, of course, but I could not go in because it was 5 days before its opening. Starbucks stores all around Japan are