Japan’s January 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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                          Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.
                          2014     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                       ---------------------------YOY%-------------------------
Total sales              -2.1%    -1.9%    -1.1%    -2.0%    -1.9%    -2.1%
 Fees                    -2.4%    -2.5%    -1.5%    -1.8%    -2.1%    -2.0%
 Restaurants, shops      -5.5%    -5.0%     3.1%    -9.9%    -2.1%     0.1%
 Incidental facilities    1.3%     4.6%    -0.3%    -0.2%    -0.5%    -3.9%
Users                    -2.5%    -1.7%    -1.7%    -1.7%    -1.9%    -1.5%
Games played             -2.4%    -1.2%    -0.4%    -1.3%    -1.5%    -1.6%
Employees                -1.4%     0.5%    -1.0%    -0.6%    -1.0%    -1.4%
 Regular                 -2.4%    -3.4%    -2.7%    -2.9%    -3.8%    -4.2%
 Other                   -0.8%     2.6%    -0.1%     0.6%     0.5%     0.1%

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                          Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.    Sept.     Aug.
                          2014     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                       ------------------------(Yen bln)-----------------------
Total sales              3.187    2.596    2.226    2.283    2.447    2.788
 Fees                    2.645    2.148    1.834    1.893    2.035    2.348
 Restaurants, shops      0.154    0.147    0.119    0.107    0.114    0.119
 Incidental facilities   0.389    0.302    0.273    0.283    0.298    0.322
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Users (mln)              1.667    1.389    1.200    1.219    1.310    1.530
Games played (mln)       5.689    4.817    4.315    4.466    4.886    5.510
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Employees                2,031    2,031    2,027    2,035    2,027    2,036
 Regular                   696      692      697      698      692      694
 Other                   1,335    1,339    1,330    1,337    1,335    1,342
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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