Pedestrians walk past an Emporio Armani store, operated by Giorgio Armani SpA, in the Omotesando district of Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. Japan's consumer prices excluding fresh food, a benchmark monitored by the central bank, haven't advanced 2 percent for any year since 1997, when a national sales tax was increased. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images