Lifestyle & Hobbies

5 Unique Japanese Products That Actually Work

The Land of the Rising Sun shines brightly on many things, including unusual and creative products. “Made in Japan” may be a staple on quality electronics, but it is also visible in limited-edition items. This is why people queued up during the opening of the first Japanese dollar store Daiso in Singapore. Moreover, people have been showing their Daiso hauls in YouTube and other social media platforms. On that note, here are five unique Japanese products that actually work. #1:

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Daiso Just Opened An Online Store – All For S$2

Before the likes of Miniso graced Singapore, Daiso was known as the one-stop shop when it comes to ridiculously affordable deals for anything. It sold gadgets, utensils, bathroom supplies, stationary, and more. You name it, they have it for as low as S$2! Daiso’s roots date back in 1972 when Hirotake Yano established a shop called Yano Shoten. It mostly sold household items for 100 Yen or S$1.28. It was not until December 1977 when the Daiso we recognize today

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How Do Dollar Stores Make Money?

From ValuDollar to Daiso, how do these budget stores make profits from their extremely low prices? Is it by selling volumes over pricing? Or is it because they offer knockoffs? Here are several reasons why budget stores can still survive! #1: NEARING ITS END The shockingly low prices offered by the budget store might be due to the expiration dates of its products. While S$1 for a liter of soda sounds too good to be true, you must be vigilant

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Everything You Need To Know About Daiso

Most of us have shopped in Yano Shoten without even knowing. You read right! Daiso, our go-to budget store, was once called Yano Shoten. It was named after its founder – Mr. Hirotake Yano. ITS RICH HISTORY From humble beginnings to a myriad of setbacks, Hirotake Yano’s path to success is not a straightforward route. He and his wife survived the economic downturn of the past decade and become one of Japan’s inspiring stories. He has failed many times in

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Smart Ways To Spend Your S$2 At Daiso

#1: KITCHEN CLIPS All of us want to maintain the freshness of food. Personally, I do not want to eat chips that lost its crunchiness. To protect your leftover food, you may seal them with Daiso’s Kitchen Clips. #2: MAGTOOLS JAR OPENERS When was the last time you asked someone for help to open a stubborn jar or water bottle? This experience happens frequently to me. To make my life easier, I considered buying a lid opener. Daiso houses a

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