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The logo of Honeys Co. is seen at the company's female apparel store in Tokyo October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

The logo of Honeys Co. is seen at the company's female apparel store in Tokyo October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

The logo of Honeys Co. is seen at the company's female apparel store in Tokyo October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato
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An employee of Honeys Co. adjusts a bag on display at the company's female apparel store in Tokyo October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

An employee of Honeys Co. adjusts a bag on display at the company's female apparel store in Tokyo October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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An employee of Honeys Co. walks at the company's female apparel store in Tokyo October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

An employee of Honeys Co. walks at the company's female apparel store in Tokyo October 16, 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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