Department stores continued to suffer from a lack of customers, including those from overseas, while low-priced stores fared better
A lack of international travelers has taken away a lucrative market for Japanese retailers
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As the measure was gradually lifted for various parts of the country, some stores began reopening from the middle of the month.
The state of emergency has led to a monthlong closure of department stores and other retailers.
Tokyo’s is the latest fashion week to fall victim to the outbreak.
The country had a record number of consecutive days without sunshine, as well as unseasonably cool temperatures.
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Weekly sales rose 2.7 percent, year-over-year.
Weather also affected results as retail weekly sales fell 1.3 percent.