“During the new year in Japan, retailers often offer a Fukubukuro, or ‘mystery bag,’ which is a grab bag filled with a random assortment of products sold at a steep discount,” Richard Padilla reports for MacRumors.
“Apple has participated in this tradition for quite some time, and will once again be offering its ‘Lucky Bag’ in several different Apple Retail Stores across Japan on January 2,” Padilla reports. “Lucky Bags, which Apple will sell this year for 36,000 yen, or $345, usually contain items like iPods, headphones, and t-shirts. A few fortunate folks, however, have received big-ticket items in past years, like iPads or MacBook Airs, which have made Lucky Bags ultra popular in Japan.”
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