Airport-style Duty-free Shop Japan Duty Free GINZA Opens in Mitsukoshi Ginza Store on January 27

Travel and Lifestyle Press Releases Wednesday January 27, 2016 14:05
TOKYO--27 Jan--Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/InfoQuest

On January 27, 2016, Japan Duty Free Fa-So-La Isetan Mitsukoshi Co., Ltd. opened "Japan Duty Free GINZA," Japan's first-ever (outside Okinawa) airport-style duty-free shop, on the 8th floor of Mitsukoshi Ginza Store. By making available in the city an airport-style duty-free shop that exempts shoppers from customs duties, and consumption, liquor and tobacco taxes, not only can inbound foreign travelers be serviced but Japanese air passengers can also be provided with a new style of shopping prior to their own departure.

Six Merchandise Zones
"Japan Duty Free GINZA" comprises six merchandise zones that carry the following brands:
  • Boutique (Luxury) Zone
9 boutiques
* Boucheron: the first of its kind at any duty-free shop in the world
* Valentino and Saint Laurent: the first of their kind at any duty-free shop in Japan
  • Cosmetics & Perfume Zone
18 shops
* Albion: the first of its kind at any duty-free shop in Japan
  • Time Valley (Watches) Zone (opening on March 9, 2016)
7 shops
* Vacheron Constantin and Roger Dubuis: the first of their kind at any duty- free shop in Japan
  • Liquor Zone
Scotch, Cognac, domestic whiskey, wine, sake, etc.
  • Cigarette Zone
  • THE 800 Hands Japanese Beauty Zone

This refers to the many techniques of Japanese artisans. Items symbolizing the quality of Japanese artisans have been selected for featuring in the following four sections: TOKYO Teshigoto, works that have been awarded the Good Design Award, traditional crafts, industrial products

Store Overview
  • Name: Japan Duty Free GINZA
  • Location: Mitsukoshi Ginza Store, entire 8th floor
  • Total sales area: Approximately 3,300 square meters
  • Store type: Duty-free shop (bonded shop)
  • Open hours: 10:30 - 20:00
  • Website: (available as of January 26, 2016)
Source: Japan Duty Free Fa-So-La Isetan Mitsukoshi Co., Ltd.
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