Daiso Japan, the discount superstore is coming to Australia and a shopping center near you. Daiso originated in Japan with the 100 yen store and now has 3200 stores worldwide in 24 countries. The first Australian store will open shortly in Melbourne, and offer over 120,000 different products at the bargain price of $2.80. Some of the products on offer include mugs, vases, dishes & plates, homeware, snacks, drinks, stationary, clothing, cosmetics, bags, toys, and loads of weird and wonderful products from Japanese culture, all items at a flat price of $2.80. The products are Japanese quality items at bargain prices. Daiso buys in bulk, so it can offer the consumer lower prices. It will provide real competition for the likes of Big W, Kmart and Office Works with its products and prices.