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2014-10-07 23:13:02

The Joint Venture Build a New Platform Hub That Offers Eye-Catching, High-Quality Japanese Products Overseas. Osaka and Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Takashimaya Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan; President: Shigeru Kimoto; hereafter, Takashimaya) and transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; hereafter, transcosmos) have agreed to open a preparatory office towards establishing a wholesale and retail sales joint venture. The joint venture...

2014-04-22 08:36:03

Brooklyn-based clothing retailer sets sights on expansion TOKYO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade into its run as an influential force on the New York fashion scene, clothing retailer and lifestyle brand OAK will open its first location in the Japanese market in Tokyo's Shibuya district. Located at 1-23-25 3F Shibuya, the store will offer the retailer's namesake OAK Collection and A.OK brands as well as a curated selection of shoes and accessories for men and women. The...

2014-02-20 20:24:19

Leading Asian fashion retailer serves as authorized e-shop for unique Japanese brands TOKYO, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswrie/ -- YesStyle, the leading online Asian fashion retailer and owner and operator of retail website YesStyle.com, is now an authorized e-shop for fashion brands featured at the world famous Shibuya 109 department store in Japan. YesStyle carries six Shibuya 109 brands, including Liz Lisa, GOLDS Infinity and MeJane, and is now the first and only authorized global...

2011-05-16 15:34:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hachiko Coalition is calling for the organized and immediate evacuation of all uncontaminated domestic animals, pets and livestock inside the 20km radiation contaminated exclusion zone Fukushima, Japan. The Hachiko Coalition has also published a rush translation of a report previously available only in Japanese. A special committee issued this report after their landmark conference on handling animals exposed to radiation. The report...

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2008-08-21 09:15:00

Morning train commuters in Tokyo were joined on their way to work by an unusual companion Wednesday: a wild monkey. A security guard spotted the monkey near ticket gates in Shibuya Station, said Norihiru Masui, a spokesman for train operator Tokyu Corp. The monkey, about 27 inches long, climbed to a perch high atop a departure board, and around 30 policemen surrounded the area and attempted to snare it with a variety of nets, as commuters crowded around and snapped pictures with their cell...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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