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Pedestrians pass before a discount sale sign at an aparel shop in... News PhotoEconomy,Finance,Horizontal,Japan,Pedestrian,Sale,Store,Tokyo - JapanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPedestrians pass before a discount sale sign at an aparel shop in Tokyo on November 14, 2013. Japan said that growth halved in the September quarter as exports slipped and consumer spending slowed, in a worrying sign for Tokyo's bid to kickstart the world's third-largest economy. Official data showed the economy expanded by 0.5 percent in the three months to September, slightly higher than economists' expectations but a marked slowdown from 0.9 percent growth in the previous quarter. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)