The Rise of Unmanned Second-Hand Clothing Stores in Japan #219

The Rise of Unmanned Second-Hand Clothing Stores in Japan #219

Explore the increasing trend of unmanned second-hand clothing stores in Japan. Why these shops, without any staff, are becoming popular, driven by changes in business styles post-pandemic and the growing love for vintage clothing among Gen Z. Tune in to understand this unique shopping experience.

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単語 (Vocabulary)

無人(むじん) - Unmanned
古着(ふるぎ) - Secondhand clothes
無人販売(むじんはんばい) - Unmanned sales
流行(りゅうこう) - Trend
若者(わかもの) - Young people
Z世代(ぜっとせだい) - Gen Z
個性(こせい) - Individuality
試着室(しちゃくしつ) - Fitting room
支払い(しはらい) - Payment
自動販売機(じどうはんばいき) - Vending machine
均一価格(きんいつかかく) - Flat price
輸入(ゆにゅう) - Import
ヴィンテージ - Vintage
掘り出し物(ほりだしもの) - Bargain; hidden gem
冷蔵(れいぞう) - Refrigerated
原価(げんか) - Cost price
手間(てま) - Effort, Labor

会話の話題 (Conversation Topics)

Do you like buying second-hand clothes? What kind of items do you usually buy?

What do you find attractive about unmanned stores?

Do you like talking to store clerks, or do you find customer service interactions uncomfortable?

Are unmanned stores common in your country? What kinds of unmanned stores are there?

Is there any product you would like to see sold in unmanned stores in the future?

PayPayと均一(きんいつ flat)の価格帯(かかくたい) - Price range
均一価格(きんいつかかく)Flat price
試着室(しちゃくしつ)Fitting room この日は自分のために花を買った笑💐
このタイプの自動販売機(じどうはんばいき)は券売機(けんばいき)ticket machineという言い方が一般的

Video Podcast and Japanese Transcripts (Furigana Included/Excluded)

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