Nowadays, many small businesses import variety of Halal products and distribute in their local market. Many people have no idea that their favorite food or what they need is sold in different city, or sometimes in the same city where they live, just few train stations away.
For many people usually shopping online would be a better choice than going to a shop, considering the cost of transportation and also the time spent, not to mention some businesses do not have physical shop and only sell online.
To make the living easier for Muslims, Halal In Japan has been listing all available Halal products sold on Rakuten in one place, making shopping as easy as it can get for the community. For your information, in case you wanted to send a souvenir for a friend, know that most of the shops on Rakuten sell and ship to overseas as well.
You can participate and make this collection richer. How? At the bottom of every page there is Visitors’ Feedback link, which you can use to let us know about your favorite products on Rakuten. Just send us the name and the link to the page on Rakuten and we will add them to the proper lists.
When you shop on Rakuten, depending on the store policy, size and the weight of the ordered good(s), the postage normally starts from 540 yen. Most shops ship the package for free if the order price reaches to a certain level. The free shipment service in many cases is offered if you purchase as little as 2,000 yen. You can see instances on Instant Noodle list, Muslim’s Hijab list, and Cosmetics list.
Although the prices on our lists do not change very often, but note that the sellers on Rakuten occasionally offer discounts, and the discount is announced on the seller’s page on Rakuten. So, use the links on our lists and regularly visit the seller’s page of your favorite products if you want to take advantage of the occasional offered discount.
Shop Online Without Credit Card
There was a time that you could make a purchase online if only you had a credit card. That’s not the case anymore. For shopping on Rakuten you can buy and use a prepaid Rakuten Point Gift Card, which is sold in number of Convenience Store, Drug Store or many other retail stores.
Majority of shops on Rakuten also accept major credit cards, PayPal, Alipay, Bank Transfers and some even offer Cash on Delivery.
It takes a few minutes to Create A Rakuten Account, choose your preferred Payment Method and start shopping.
Why Choose Rakuten
Many of the stores on shopping platforms like Rakuten or Amazon are selling the same products in Japanese market; they only compete for providing better services. So far most of them are offering the same kind of standard services as well.
Generally, the reason for choosing to live in a country is because you like something about the place. One way to help to preserve the place as it is, or to make it better, is to support the local businesses by buying from them or using the services they offer.
Rakuten Ichiba is the largest e-commerce site in Japan and among the world's largest by sales. The company also operates Japan's biggest Internet bank. They must have pretty good services!