price increase

Lawson convenience stores up-sizing several items by 47 percent, but for the same price, for February

The move is intended to provide relief from rising prices.

Read More

Black Thunder to raise prices up to 35 yen (US$0.27) this March

Yes, that’s “to 35 yen” not “by 35 yen.”

Read More

Japanese KitKats are shrinking, Nestlé says previous size may have been “too large” for customers

Twitter user uncovers a case of shrinkflation, and chocolate lovers aren’t happy about it. 

Read More

Makers of frozen snack sincerely apologize for a 9-cent price increase

The maker’s of Japan’s famous ice candy Garigari-kun released an ad apologizing for a 9-cent price increase, and I still haven’t heard jack from my insurance company.

Read More