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Japan With Kids - Forums: Shopping in Japan: Steve's Corner Store
By Meriko on Monday, February 16, 2004 - 11:38 am:

Hi, have you guys heard of Steve's corner Store? It's a new online store I found that sells American stuff to residents of Japan. It's at They have all sorts of snacks, deodorants, and even underwear!

By Ushka Wakelin on Monday, February 16, 2004 - 12:00 pm:

What a great site! I am going to place an order there today, thanks so much for letting me know about it.

By Vicki on Monday, February 16, 2004 - 12:22 pm:

There's more of a selection here:

By Scott Hancock on Monday, February 16, 2004 - 1:48 pm:

And the original of these is: Foreign Buyers Club

By Meriko on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 - 1:21 pm:

Well, with FBCUSA, you have to order most items by the case. Who needs a whole case of toothpaste? And Expat Express has a minimum order, plus they seem very impersonal.

By Scott Hancock on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 - 1:55 pm:

Not everything is by the case at FBC. Bit confusing with the two "stores", but it's there.
Also, they now have for small quantities & fast delivery. Haven't studied it, but must be more expensive.

By Vicki on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 - 2:42 pm:

Expat Express impersonal? While it's true that they are located overseas and can't come around for a cup of tea, I have been extremely pleased to find freebies thrown in with my order (which arrives within 5 days!). I am not affiliated with them in any way, but have been ordering from them for years and am quite happy.

By Scott Hancock on Sunday, October 3, 2004 - 9:36 pm:

I tried looking at the above mentioned, and it's "not found". Does anyone else see it?

By Lea Watson on Monday, October 4, 2004 - 5:35 am:

I just got the same message. It could be a server problem. I know that my own store has disappeared on occasion when the host crashed and once when I was switching to a new one.

I'd suggest giving it a day or two and then try again.
Lea Watson

By Jellund on Monday, October 4, 2004 - 12:37 pm:

I went to the site about a month ago and couldn't connect to it either. At the time I just assumed it was a server problem but maybe it has closed? Has anyone ordered from there recently?

By Kudos on Monday, October 4, 2004 - 1:39 pm:

The Foreign Buyers' Club (Japan's largest Foreign Foods Mail Order Grocer) has teamed up with Kudos to help Food Bank Japan. Order between October 1-14, you will get FREE basic shipping and FBC will donate part of your order to Food Bank Japan. For more information, visit

Find out how you can support Food Bank Japan, come to the Harvest for Hunger event at Fujimamas on Omotesando. For information of the event on October 17, visit

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