A store clerk adjusts suits at a department store in Tokyo

 
A store clerk adjusts suits at a department store in Tokyo
A store clerk adjusts suits at a department store in Tokyo March 30, 2012. Japan's retail sales climbed in February at the fastest pace in a year and a half as subsidies on cars and higher fuel prices push up sales, but further gains are unlikely as companies shun requests for higher pay. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)