Thanks to a Shopping Spree, Japan Is Looking Up. It May Not Last.

TOKYO — Japan’s long-sluggish economy has found its spark. To keep it flickering, Japan needs to find more big spenders like Sayaka Sakata. Ms. Sakata, a 49-year-old mother of four, recently moved to a rented house from an apartment in the city of ... ( read original story ...)

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