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Those looking for a little “retail-relief” need to look no further than just about every city-street in Tokyo. From the inexpensive yet quirky clothing and goods of Harajuku’s Takeshita-dori to the glitz and glam of Omotesando’s sprawling boulevard, no matter what you are looking for, Tokyo has it.

The vast majority of shops and department stores are open 7 days a week from 10:00 a.m. until about 8:00 p.m., with the exception of some discount general stores, like Don Quijote in Roppongi, which are open 24/7. Most major stores in Tokyo have some English-speaking staff who can be particularly helpful when looking to compare product feature…