April 9, 2015
  • Rakuten, Inc.

Second Rakuten CAFE to Open
at Futako Tamagawa Rise

Tokyo, April 7, 2015 - Rakuten, Inc. today announced that it will open the second Rakuten CAFE at the Futako Tamagawa Rise Shopping Center, located in Tokyo’s Setagaya-ku, on April 24, 2015.

The Futako Tamagawa Rise Shopping Center branch of Rakuten CAFE will be established inside the Futako Tamagawa Rise Shopping Center Terrace Market, a commercial facility to be opened by Tokyu Corporation and Tokyu Land Corporation on the same day.

Similar to the first Rakuten CAFE that was opened on Shibuya Koen-dori, in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, in May 2014, this new café will provide a space that allows customers to experience various service offered by Rakuten. In addition to providing a popular sweets, food, and drinks menu from Rakuten Ichiba, Rakuten CAFE is also equipped free Wi-Fi. Furthermore, a 50% discount will be offered on certain drinks*1  when payment is made with a Rakuten Card, and a 20% discount will be offered when payment is made through Rakuten Edy. There are also plans to provide a premium menu that will only be available at the Futako Tamagawa Rise Shopping Center branch.

Following Shibuya and Sendai, this will also be the third location in Japan with a Rakuten Mobile counter, at which customers can inquire about and make applications for the Rakuten Mobile service.

Both the exterior and interior designs of the new Rakuten CAFE were created under the supervision of Creative Director, Kashiwa Sato. The interior of the cafe, with its wood fittings, exudes a calm atmosphere that matches the ambience of Futako Tamagawa.

Rakuten will continue to expand the establishment of Rakuten CAFE stores, which serve as spaces that connect Rakuten’s online and offline services, and introduce new audiences to Rakuten services.

Overview of the Store
Name: Rakuten CAFE, Futako Tamagawa Rise Shopping Center
Address: Futako Tamagawa Rise Shopping Center Terrance Market, 2F
              1-14-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 158-0094
Opening hours*2: Weekdays 8:00 – 22:00
                           Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays 10:00 – 22:00
                           (Last orders: 30 minutes before closing)
Floor area: Approximately 100m2

*1 Discounts are applicable only to coffee and tea menu beverages.
*2 Opening hours for the Rakuten Mobile counter are from 10:00 – 20:00.

About Rakuten
Rakuten, Inc. (4755:Tokyo), is one of the world's leading Internet services companies. We provide a variety of products and services for consumers and businesses, with a focus on e-commerce, finance, and digital content. Since 2012, Rakuten has been ranked among the world’s ‘Top 20 Most Innovative Companies’ in Forbes magazine’s annual list. Rakuten is expanding worldwide and currently operates throughout Asia, Europe, the Americas and Oceania. Founded in 1997, Rakuten is headquartered in Tokyo, with over 14,000 employees and partner staff worldwide.
For more information: https://global.rakuten.com/corp/.

*Please note that the information contained in press releases is current as of the date of release.

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