|The first hearing-aid store opens in Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa Prefecture.|
On November 6, the Ryukyu hearing-aid store Ishigaki branch opened for the first time at Ishigaki-shi, Yaeyama in Okinawa Prefecture, the southern island of Japan.
This branch is the 6th store following four branches in Okinawa mainland and Miyako island.
The new store has a counter, a reception corner, and a soundproof room with three staff including the manager. A special motorbike is even prepared for an outreach service in a house including battery exchange.
The store has offered maintenance and counseling on the business trip for two days a month for 26 years. The president of the Ryukyu hearing aids store said, "We responded to the request from the users to open another store in the city". According to him, there are about 600 customers.
Business hours: 9:00 - 18:00 on weekdays except holidays