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Rafu Bussan Inc. Little Tokyo

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Rafu Bussan Inc. Owners and Employees

In the 1980s, Little Tokyo was at a peak economic boom with downtown business and surrounding people in the community bringing business to the import goods store. With so much business flourishing, the owners Skip and Aiko needed extra helping hands and hired fifteen female clerks. Together like one large family they worked hard to meet the demanding needs of the prosperous times. Now in the harder economic times, the store does not receive as much customer attention, but the customers who do come in are loyal and willing to engage in the Japanese culture that the store goods offer.

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Skip and Aiko Kawaratani (center) with their fifteen female store clerks from the original store at the peak of its popularity in the 1980s. Rafu Bussan Inc. is located in … More »


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