TOKYO — In the face of a continued decline in department store sales in Japan for five consecutive years, diminishing 14 percent from a peak level 10 years ago, major department stores here are restructuring their business operations and strategies to regain their ground in the retail market.
This could be the face of American retailing, circa 2005, with a little bit of American déjà vu thrown in for good measure.
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