To: Directorate, Operation Japan Trade
From: False Data
Re: Report from Front Line Operations
As I compose this message on a Toshiba computer while reading about Toyota Motor Corporation's successes in automobile sales and the increasing United States trade deficit, a cursory inspection would seem to show a retreating trade position. However, I am pleased to report significant advances in the Grand Plan of Operation Japan Trade.
The integration of Starbucks into the Japanese economy is nearly complete, and integration into the nation's culture is making significant strides.
Furthermore, Eddie Bauer now has a strong presence.
However, the Directorate will be justly proud to learn of the success of its most audacious move: please note the popularity of the recently-introduced Krispy Kreme:
With strides such as this, it is only a matter of time before the Directorate can declare Operation Japan Trade a resounding success.