Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Department Store Market Share in Japan, 2013

Last year's (2013) sales of department stores in Japan were 6.4 trillion yen. Nikkei newspaper estimated that Mitsukoshi-Isetan was the biggest chain, having 18.8% of the market share. Recently department stores often merged each other like the below.

In 2007 Daimaru and Matsuzakaya merged.

In 2007 Hankyu and Hanshin merged.

In 2008 Mitsukoshi and Isetan merged.

In 2009 Sogo and Seibu merged.

Finally 2013 market share had become the following. Only Takashimaya is a stand-alone store.

Figure : Department Store Market Share in Japan, 2013

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Store Market share (%)
Mitsukoshi-Isetan 18.8
Takashimaya 12.5
Sogo-Seibu 12.3
Daimaru-Matsuzakaya 12.0
Hankyu-Hanshin 6.7
Others 37.7

The source of the market share is Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun newspaper, the article on 2014 July 28th.

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.