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Why Are Starbucks Customers in Japan not Called by Their Names?

“One hot caramel macchiato for Jane.” That’s the usual spiel of the Starbucks crew when orders are ready for customers to pick up. However, this does not apply to Starbucks Japan. How come? Not on First Name Basis A post shared by スターバックス公式 (@starbucks_j) on May 24, 2017 at 11:34pm PDT In the Land of…

What are the Different Names of Japan?

There are many names of Japan in different languages. The name “Japan” is a relatively new name which has become popular in the West. It has evolved from the name “Iapam” which it was named by the Portuguese missionaries in the early 17th century. The French call it “Japon”. Nihon and Nippon jp.fotolia.com/ The Japanese…