[Topic News Digest]From June 25th to July 1st, 2021, the topic of “BCN + R” was an article about the new Starbucks Coffee Japan (Starbucks). In addition, the collaboration benefits of Rakuten Securities and Rakuten Bank and the second advance reservation of “EVERING”, which was sold out on the same day as the release, also attracted attention. ● New Starbucks “47 JIMOTO Frappuccino” Starbucks has released new products at Starbucks stores nationwide (excluding some stores) that are packed with the individuality of each of the 47 prefectures. The price of Tall size is 669 yen for take-out and 682 yen for in-store use. The sale period is from June 30th to August 3rd. It is said that it will end as soon as it runs out. This new work is the second of the 25th anniversary of Starbucks landing in Japan. A menu devised by a local partner (employee) with gratitude to local users and a long-lasting connection. Each of the 47 prefectures has been commercialized as “this is a product we want to deliver to our local customers” based on the ideas that came out of our regional partners. ● Rakuten Bank “Happy Program” Rakuten Bank, one of the services covered by the “Happy Program” that provides various preferential treatment by linking account information and Rakuten ID, regarding the purchase and holding of investment trusts of Rakuten Securities, August 2021 The conditions for earning points and the number of points to be awarded will be changed from 0:00 on the 1st of the month. If the investment trust balance as of the end of the month is 500,000 yen or more and less than 2 million yen, it will be reduced from 50 points to 20 points, while if it is 6 million yen or more and less than 8 million yen, 200 points will be given as it is, and it will be reviewed according to the asset balance. .. However, some designated stocks will reduce the points granted by half, and Blubea-type funds and designated stocks will not be eligible for points. Furthermore, the points granted and designated stocks may be reviewed in the future, taking into consideration the reduction of the trust fee rate. ● Smart ring “EVERING” equipped with cashless payment function EVERING started the second pre-order of smart ring “EVERING” equipped with cashless payment function at 12:00 on July 1st. EVERING is a smart ring with a high degree of attention, as the pre-order for 3000 pieces, which was held on May 17, was sold out on the same day. It supports Visa’s touch payment and is equipped with a cashless payment function. There are 17 sizes. The price will be 19,800 yen. ● Conveyor belt sushi chain campaign Hamazushi is holding a “pre-emptive! Summer festival” until July 7. “Awabi” (110 yen) with a crunchy texture and rich flavor, “Natural prawn” (165 yen) with rich sweetness, umami and elasticity, and “Kinanako” (165 yen) with a plump body ), “Kisu no Tempura Grip” (165 yen) with an elegant taste is available. We continue to sell “Fruit Tea Soda” (308 yen), which has a cold and refreshing acidity, and “Kitakata Ramen” (418 yen), where you can enjoy 3 kinds of berries and golden kiwi. Akindo Sushiro is holding the founding festival “Appare, Japan! Super Sushi Festival” until July 4th. This time, which will be the last of the measures that will continue from the middle of May, is the “Super Three-Piece” campaign. Three types of tuna, including large, medium, and lean tuna (330 yen), three pieces of iron plate, summer eel, magutaku, and pickled seaweed devised by Toyama’s famous restaurant “Sushijin”. The prime “Tuna wrapping with all five senses” (638 yen, until July 18) will also be available. Each will end as soon as the sales on the day are sold out. ● “All-you-can-eat” recommended in July Watami’s “Happy Yakiniku All-You-Can-Eat Kamimura Ranch” is holding the second all-you-can-eat fruit plan “Watermelon & Melon Festival” from June 25th. .. The period is until July 4th. Sweets Paradise (Suipara), which has eight stores nationwide, is holding “All-you-can-eat domestic cherries and melons” from June 16th. Various varieties of cherries are available, centering on “Sato Nishiki”, which is famous as a high-class variety. Melon is not only cut, but also a whole ball.