Kirin Co., a Tokyo-based major beer maker, increased production of its flagship Ichiban Shibori beer by 11 percent in the March to April period on a year-to-year basis and plans to raise production by up to 25 percent in the May to June period.
If the temperature rises 1 C in summer, the sales volume is said to increase by 800,000 large bottles per day. “We hope the good weather will continue,” said a Kirin employee.
Tokyo-based major home appliance retailer Bic Camera Inc. has expanded its sales floor space for electric fans and increased the number of items at each of its stores since around April 20, about two weeks earlier than usual.
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