25 Jun – It was reported that girl group KARA's signature perfume, KARA 5 Jewel (K5J) has officially began its off-line sale in stores across Japan.
According to Dkpopnews website, the K5J has been in the market in over 1,200 shops in Japan - including 750 stores of major Japanese record company Tsutaya, as well as at major cosmetic multi-shop Tokyo Komachi.
KARA members enthused, "We are very happy that more of our international fans will be able to buy perfume that was created as a way for us to thank the fans for their unending support."
It was also revealed that KARA's very first perfume will also be distributed to eight different Asian countries – and as of 18 June, it has reached the shores of Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore through online beauty shop Zalora. It will also arrive in Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam beginning in July.