Japan’s June Wedding Services Sales, Activity

Following are the details of Japan’s wedding services sales, activity and employment from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo.

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                                June       May     April     March      Feb.
                                2013      2013      2013      2013      2013
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                           ------------------------YOY%------------------------
Total sales                    -2.3%     -1.1%    -12.5%     -6.0%     -3.1%
Number of services handled     -3.7%     -2.9%    -14.2%     -4.6%     -7.9%
Employees                      -6.2%     -5.1%     -3.7%     -5.6%     -2.7%
 Regular                       -4.6%     -4.7%     -4.7%     -3.6%     -3.7%
 Other                         -7.2%     -5.3%     -3.1%     -6.8%     -2.1%
                           ----------------------(Yen bln)---------------------
Total sales                   14.055    14.352    12.997    15.946    11.165
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Number of services handled     4,560     4,811     4,260     5,516     3,694
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                                June       May     April     March      Feb.
                                2013      2013      2013      2013      2013
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Average operating days           7.1       7.0       6.6       8.1       5.9
Employees                     17,076    17,343    17,193    17,194    16,889
 Regular                       6,618     6,555     6,563     6,443     6,410
 Other                        10,458    10,788    10,630    10,751    10,479
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

http://www.meti.go.jp

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