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New Gakken Sta:Ful Products in Australia in 2017

5 December 2017

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Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd. is a large Japanese company, well respected for its range of educational products and books, magazines and Gakken Sta:Ful stationery, greeting cards, toys. We are proud to be the Official Distributor for Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd. in Australia and New Zealand.  

You will find some of the many Gakken Sta: Ful products on our website under the Kado Tab, Gakken section. Please direct any wholesale queries to info@jkagu.com.au.

Australian Retailers - Pop-Out Greeting Cards (Gakken Sta:Ful)

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The Australian retailers stocking Gakken Sta:Ful pop-out and laser cut greeting cards, book bags and stationery are:

Victoria: Cards on Lygon, Shops 3 & 4, Lygon Court Piazza, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton (Phone: (03) 9349 1881); and Callister's Pharmacy, 471 Glenferrie Road, Kooyong (Phone: (03) 9822 2723).

South Australia: Dymocks Adelaide, 135 Rundle Mall, Adelaide (Phone: (08) 8223 5380); and Goolwa Newsagency, Shop 1/22 Cadell Street, Goolwa South (Phone: (08) 8555 2152; and Chit Chat Newsagency & Gifts, Shop 8, 77 Torrens Street, Victor Harbor (Phone: (08) 552 3888.

New South Wales: Kingsdene Pharmacy, 144B Felton Road, Carlingford (Phone: (02) 9683 3079)




Willunga Quarry Market

Second Saturday Of Each Month

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Kagu will have a regular stall at the Willunga Quarry Market, held on the second Saturday of each month, rain or shine. The Market is open from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm and is held on the adjacent oval to the Farmer's Market, Railway Terrace, Willunga. The next Kagu Willunga Market stall will be on Saturday 9 December, weather permitting. Entry is free and car parking is available for customers close to the Market. Kagu will have Japanese vintage silk kimono for men and women and obi (silk kimono sash), haori (kimono jackets) and children's festival jackets. Also, many new and vintage Japanese ceramics marked at SALE Prices. Kagu stocks Gakken Sta:Ful greeting cards, stationery and some toys and Silky Scissors. Look for the red roof and koi nobori (carp kite)! For more information please see www.willungaquarrymarket.com

Silky - Japanese Scissors

5 December 2017

Kagu stocks Silky Scissors, famous in Japan. They are made from high grade stainless steel with a patented fluoride coating (Nevanon) that prevents sticking to fabrics, sticky tapes, bandages etc. The range includes the best kitchen scissors, say our customers! Also, dress-making scissors, office scissors, medical scissors, carpet and cardboard scissors and many more.

The Silky range of scissors is available at Kagu in Australia and New Zealand. The scissors have won a Good Design Award in Japan. Please send any queries, including wholesale queries, to info@jkagu.com.au.

Japanese Year of the Rooster 2017

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Happy Japanese Year of the Rooster, 2017: It is said that people born in the Rooster Year possess intelligence (by having a comb on their head); valor (by having claws on their feet); virtue (by sharing their food); bravery (by being bold in the face of an enemy) and devotion (by guarding the night and correctly announcing the time of day)!   

Our Kagu retail shop, located in Highgate Village, closed on 11 June, 2016.

Look for our Kagu stall at the Port Elliot Market, on the first and third Saturdays of every month. The market is held at the Lakala Reserve, Port Elliot from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm. Kagu also has a regular stall at the Goolwa Wharf Market, held every first and third Sundays of the month, at the Goolwa Wharf area, from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm. 

Kagu is the Official Australian & New Zealand Distributor for Gakken Sta:Ful products (please see the next News Tab below), Silky scissors and Sakamoto products.



Reed Gift Fair August 5-9 Melbourne Showgrounds Stand 21


Thank you to everyone who visited Kagu at this Year's Reed Gift Fair, Melbourne Showgrounds, 5-9 August. We have photos going online in the next two weeks of our range of Gakken Sta:Ful (Gakken Holdings Co., Ltd.) quirky pop-up origami and laser cut cards and high quality stainless Silky Scissors

If wholesale customers have questions or would like more details on the Kagu range please contact Jane at jane@jkagu.com.au.

05 Dec 2017

Japanese New Cotton Yukata (Casual Kimono)

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Beautiful, soft, 100% cotton fabric in stunning colours and traditional Japanese patterns: Blues, greens, golds, reds, pinks, purples, black and white. Kagu imports new Japanese yukata (or casual cotton kimono) from Japan. They are available in a many traditional patterns and colours for both men, women and children. Made in Japan from 100% cotton. See our new range of thick polished cotton for Spring. 

Find Kagu at the Port Elliot and Goolwa markets in South Australia (please see the News Tab) or order your yukata online.

05 Dec 2017

Kagu Stall - Port Elliot & Goolwa Wharf Markets

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Kagu now has a stall regularly at the Port Elliot and Goolwa Wharf Markets. The Port Elliot Market is held the first and third Saturdays of every month, weather permitting. The market starts at 9.00 am and finishes at 2.00 pm. It is held at Lakala Reserve, just off the main street. The next Port Elliot Market Kagu will be attending is 16 December, weather permitting. There is plenty of parking available. 

The next Goolwa Wharf Market, Kagu will be attending as a stall-holder, 17 December, weather permitting .The Goolwa Wharf Markets are held at the Goolwa Wharf area on the first and third Sundays of each month, from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm, weather permitting. Find us at Site 31, with the red gazebo roof and the carp kites flying outside!

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