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Photo Journal: Packing a fortune


Store employees pack paper bags carrying images of the seven gods of good fortune with products in preparation for the first sales of the new year, at the Seibu Ikebukuro department store in Toshima Ward, Tokyo, on Dec. 28. The store is preparing around 150,000 of the bags, of which there are around 1,500 variations, for sale starting at 10 a.m. on Jan. 1. The bags contain an assortment of products such as foods and clothing accessories. (Mainichi)

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