Japan’s July Bowling Alley Fees, Activity

Following are the details of Japan’s bowling alley fees, activity and employment from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo.

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                          July     June      May    April    March     Feb.
                          2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                       ---------------------------YOY%-------------------------
Total sales              -2.9%    -2.9%    -3.0%    -3.0%    -2.1%    -2.8%
 Fees                    -3.2%    -2.6%    -2.4%    -2.3%    -1.5%    -2.4%
 Restaurants, shops      15.0%     7.3%     4.4%     5.4%     7.8%     4.8%
 Incidental facilities   -7.9%    -8.9%    -9.3%   -10.2%    -8.6%    -9.2%
Users                    -2.9%    -2.3%    -1.9%    -1.6%    -1.1%    -2.1%
Games played             -2.4%    -2.1%    -2.0%    -1.3%    -1.3%    -2.2%
Employees                -2.6%    -2.0%    -3.0%    -4.2%    -3.5%    -2.7%
 Regular                 -5.5%    -5.4%    -6.6%    -6.7%    -5.1%    -4.6%
 Other                   -1.0%    -0.2%    -1.1%    -2.9%    -2.6%    -1.7%

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                          July     June      May    April    March     Feb.
                          2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                       ------------------------(Yen bln)-----------------------
Total sales              2.437    2.417    2.898    2.623    3.169    2.579
 Fees                    2.012    2.021    2.436    2.194    2.630    2.157
 Restaurants, shops      0.136    0.130    0.120    0.118    0.138    0.129
 Incidental facilities   0.288    0.266    0.341    0.311    0.400    0.292
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Users (mln)              1.304    1.306    1.525    1.402    1.760    1.419
Games played (mln)       4.678    4.687    5.501    5.079    6.306    5.163
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Employees                2,027    2,037    2,027    2,007    2,039    2,052
 Regular                   697      699      697      702      714      714
 Other                   1,330    1,338    1,330    1,305    1,325    1,338
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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