Mitsukoshi Island: Free Kimonos!

Contributed by Paypabak Writer

mitsukoshi-kimonos.jpgAccording to Answers.com: “Founded as a single kimono shop in 1673, Mitsukoshi grew to become one of Japan’s leading department store chains with about 15 domestic main stores, some 65 smaller stores, and another 25 outlets in other countries, including the US and Germany. Following decades of mismanagement, customers lost to specialty stores, and a prolonged downturn in Japan’s retail sector, Mitsukoshi was acquired by its younger rival Isetan for about $2.5 billion in stock in 2008. The two companies are subsidiaries of newly-formed Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings. Together they form one of Japan’s largest department store chains, with about $15.5 billion in sales. ”

mitsukoshi_001.jpgWell, they have a wonderful sim in SL! Particularly nice are the free kimonos (at least four, very nicely done) and other traditional Japanese garments and accessories. You can view videos relating to the present-day business and take an elevator to the top of a tower with shops and a parasail ride over a pleasant countryside.

Visit Inworld: Mitsukoshi

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