身の回り品

English translation: personal care items / toiletries

21:15 Apr 21, 2016
Japanese to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Retail
Japanese term or phrase: 身の回り品
単価の低い身の回り品

The context is a report on retailing, discussing the shopping habits of Chinese tourists, among other things, in this case purchases of small items for personal use in drugstores. I understand roughly what counts as 単価の低い身の回り品 in this context, but need a suitable English phrase. All translations I have found, such as "personal effects/belongings," seem to refer a slightly different use of the term, describing the small items that a passenger has with him/herself on an airliner. I'm looking for a term that captures a range of items one might buy in a drugstore.
Duncan Adam
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:18
English translation:personal care items / toiletries
Explanation:
"Personal care items" or "toiletries" would capture the range of items one might buy in a drugstore.
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personal care items / toiletries


Explanation:
"Personal care items" or "toiletries" would capture the range of items one might buy in a drugstore.

Port City
New Zealand
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agree  Chrisso (X): I agree with "toiletries"
5 hrs
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agree  Nicholas Hallsworth: I think "toiletries" might be too narrow, but I would go with "personal care items" or even "personal items."
6 hrs
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agree  Minoru Kuwahara
11 hrs
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agree  Masako Johnson: I agree with "personal care items".
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agree  sukiezhang: "personal care items" sounds more fluent.
20 days
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