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No toilet paper? No problem: Bidets gain new converts in US

Bathroom tissue panic lifts sales for American startups and Japanese heavyweights

California-based Brondell is among those seeking to bring the bidet to households across the U.S.

TOKYO -- When Japan's Toto installed high-tech toilets at Narita Airport near Tokyo some years ago, the aim was to promote bidets by letting visitors try them upon arrival.

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