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Seibu Expands Foreign Food Section

Author: Author unknown, Issue: September 1996, Topic: Shopping

In case you haven't noticed, Seibu has added a wide variety of imported foods at reasonable (for Japan) prices. Items such as Prego spaghetti sauce and Del Monte Pickles line the store shelves, and if you stock up when they are on sale, you can save considerably. For instance, while the regular price of Prego is 400 yen (compared to 321 yen in the FBC catalog), they recently had it on sale for 298 yen. And unlike FBC, you don't have to buy a case of the stuff. They also have a new brand of "health food" cereals called "Life Streams", which are not the kind of thing kids will go for, but which I personally found quite good.

Anyway, compare what you can get there with what you can get in the FBC catalog. For items you want only one of, you may just find it at Seibu. But then, you have thousands of items to choose from at FBC if you don't mind buying in bulk and waiting for the for the shipment. Why not take advantage of the best of both worlds?!

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