Thursday, November 6, 2014

Toyota City sex businesses sagged during recalls crisis; tend to rise and fall with Toyota sales

The blog takes another brief detour into more Tabloid News...about Toyota in Japan 
Lisa Gilford, have you noticed that you are feeding your children with money you earned working for this kind of company? where the employees patronize prostitutes who are married. Do you care?
...tremendous track record of "Corporate Citizenship," huh.

Tokyo Reporter 2010 "Sagging" article

Toyota's tremors send sex businesses sagging in Japan's Detroit

"'Yes, it’s true that police have been cracking down more heavily, and shop-type sex businesses have been disappearing,” says the manager of a “delivery health” (outcall sex service) in Toyota City. “There are more deri heru now, and many places let customers ‘play’ for less than 10,000 yen a visit.”
Slumping demand for automobiles, reports Shukan Taishu (Feb. 15), is proving a disaster for nightlife in Nagoya, Toyota township and other municipalities in the Chubu district.
'When Toyota was doing well, its factories operated in three shifts,” the manager continues. “We got lots of customers in the daytime too. We operated round the clock. But now the only time we get busy is on weekends.'
.... “'Many married women have gone to work at hitozuma (wives) deri heru to support their families after their husbands were laid off,' Onishi adds."
But things are looking better now, with ever-rebounding sales.
WSJ: Toyota record profits
TOKYO— Toyota Motor Corp. said it expects record profit in its current fiscal year, buoyed by a weaker yen that helps exports and a model lineup that is steaming ahead in the U.S.
The world’s largest auto maker by vehicle sales turned in another blockbuster quarter powered by sales of its profitable sport-utility vehicles in the U.S. Toyota’s July-September net profit rose 23% from a year earlier to ¥539 billion yen ($4.7 billion).

reddit description in English of "deri heru" cheap call girl services by an actual customer (warning: graphic)

Note: This blog has not gone to hell. I will get back to normal blogging soon, mainly with its usual emphasis on money and corruption.