Mujin Hanbaisho, shops without a clerk 無人販売所

  • Published on : 16/11/2018
  • by : Ph.L
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Un étalage bien vide en campagne

An empty stall in the countryside

Flick/ lagoonphoto

Complete honor system

In Japan, Mujin Hanbaisho is an institution. Free of employees, these street stands are entirely based on an honor system, and honesty is the key to this business... Only in Japan!

Les prix des magasins sans vendeur sont très attractifs

The prices of shops without a salesperson are very attractive

Flick/ ackey-chan


  • Fruit and vegetable stalls


Usually located very close to the fields from which they draw their stock, the fruit and vegetable stalls are the most common type of mujin hanbaisho in the archipelago. They are usually found in the countryside (although some ''green'' neighborhoods in large cities are also home to them), where they welcome both seasonal fruits and vegetables and local productions of fruit juices or alcoholic beverages.

Un magasin sans vendeur en campagne

A store without a salesperson in the countryside

Un magasin sans vendeur à Tokyo

A store without a salesperson in Tokyo

Flick/ Danny Choo

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