Sep 23

[press release] HelloStoreUSA Opens October 1, 2009

September 23, 2009 – HelloStoreUSA is scheduled to open on October 1, 2009. The online store will sell merchandise purchased directly from Up Front Agency in Japan.



On opening day, HelloStoreUSA’s catalog will offer tour goods from past and present Hello! Project and UFA artists. Additional tour items and non-tour goods are scheduled to be added in the coming months.

Over 1,000 individual pieces are in stock for over 250 items, including photo cards, books, towels, phone straps, fans, and T-shirts. Featured artists include Morning Musume, Berryz Koubou, C-ute, Melon Kinenbi, Ongaku Gatas, Aya Matsuura, Natsumi Abe, and more. All items are in stock and ready to ship immediately.

HelloStoreUSA will ship items to fans in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, and Australia. Flat rate shipping is available for all orders.

Fans are encouraged to give feedback on what artists and items they would like to see added to the store. Contact information will be listed on the HelloStoreUSA website.

HelloStoreUSA is presented by JapanFiles, the Japanese digital music store.

(JapanFiles and HelloStoreUSA are divisions of Japanese education website YesJapan.com.)
Music downloads for Hello! Project artists are available at http://www.japanfiles.com