The Boss, Nobu
Nobu wandered into our Duke of York square store some 5 years ago as a customer and walked out as our man in Japan! He's a complete Anglophile having studied here in the UK for 4 years, has a charming wife, a tennis mad son and tells us he sleeps about 3 hours a night which would explain how he manages to squeeze so much into his days. The ER store in his hometown of Osaka is our first together in Japan but he's got big plans for opening in Tokyo very soon which means he won't have time for any sleep at all. In any case we love working with Nobu and always look forward to our trips to Japan and his to London.
Favourite in store music:Norah Jones, One Republic, John Legend
Store Manager, Junko
Junko runs the Osaka store and takes enormous pride in making the store perfect and keeping all her customers happy. She's also Nobu's wife which is a job in itself...so is used to living and breathing belts day and night. Somehow, as with all mothers, she manages to also find time to organize her son's burgeoning tennis career whilst also cajoling him to study hard to get into university...
Favourite in store music: Amy Winehouse, Lana Del Rey & vintage Diana Ross