Stores of Value

Kelly, Tim
March 2009
Forbes Asia;3/2/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p34
The article focuses on Tadashi Yanai, richest man of Japan. Yanai's countercyclical success is the most notable among a handful of Japanese retailers who have crept up in "Forbes," list of Japan's 40 Richest this recessionary year. Harrison Bates, an analyst at KBC Securities in Tokyo, says Yanai is actually helped, on balance, by the global recession.


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