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MyUS Helps Japanese Consumers Enjoy Luxury Brands for Less

10/26/2011, the leader in international package forwarding and shipping, is helping the Japanese market get the luxury goods it desires at much better prices as the US Dollar sinks to a record low against the Yen. With companies like Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Versace and Ferragamo continuing to be popular brands in Japan, residents are seeking to save by purchasing directly from the USA market. Japanese sales of luxury goods are experiencing the first growth since 2007 with many luxury brands witnessing double digit increases over 2010.

“ has always been popular in the Japanese market. Earlier this year, we reported an increase of 450% in shipping volume to Japan and volume continues to go up,” says Eric Baird, CEO and Founder of  “With this very recent decline of the US dollar to the Yen, we’re expecting to see a strong surge of shipments from our current customers and an influx of new customers joining. The uncertainty of whether a yen weakening policy will be put into effect in the near future is driving the Japanese market to take full advantage of their strong purchasing power now,” continued Mr. Baird. has seen purchases from this market range from a variety of high-end luxury brands offering clothing, shoes and jewelry to the common household items like vacuum cleaners and electronics. While the US Dollar continues to decline in major world markets, many international consumers are finding the price of goods even lower than expected with USA retailers offering deep discounts and free shipping within the USA to incite buyers domestically to start shopping again.

These sales and discounts, combined with the buying power a strong currency provides has created the perfect buying opportunity for global consumers to purchase directly from USA retailers and use to provide the international shipping.