July 02, 2012
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. has established Sumitomo Metal Mining Management (Shanghai) Co. in China to perform sales and management tasks, it was announced on July 2.
June 24, 2012
The U.S. ice cream company Ben & Jerry's has opened its first store in Japan. Founded by two childhood friends in 1978 and now worth $300 million (23.62 billion yen), Ben &...
May 27, 2012
IMG is a major American sports management company, representing tennis stars such as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and Japan's own ace, Kei Nishikori. What...
May 13, 2012
On an evening in late March at the headquarters of Works Applications in Tokyo's Akasaka district, the eyes of 300 students clad in "recruit suits" are trained on an instructor....
April 26, 2012
Fujitsu announced April 26 the release of its Value Added Application Assets Management Service, an add-on service that enhances application maintenance efficiency.
April 19, 2012
A new authentication system to allow corporate networks to connect with multiple cloud computing services was released in Japan on April 19.
March 25, 2012
The fashionable Tokyo thoroughfare of Omotesando invariably bustles with hordes of young people, but turn away from its rows of Zelkova trees and head down one of its back...
February 26, 2012
The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (FCCJ) in Tokyo's Yurakucho district has served as a haven for overseas journalists reporting on Japan’s breathtaking changes since...
February 12, 2012
The U.S. Internet mail order company Zappos has managed to boost sales by running the business in a family-like manner that promotes a sense of solidarity between employees....
December 11, 2011
Japan's presence in the global economy is waning. Japanese companies must prepare to grab a share of overseas markets. They need to realize that in this day and age, taking no...
November 28, 2011
November 16, 2011
Fujitsu Ltd. announced on Nov. 16 a new updated version of its ServerView Resource Orchestrator V3, which is a cloud management approach system that makes it easier for...
November 09, 2011
Takachiho Seisakusho, the forerunner of Olympus Corp., was founded about 90 years ago during the middle of the Taisho Era (1912-1926).
November 04, 2011
When Takayoshi Nishimura was inspecting restaurants six years ago, he was quick to point out employee faults. But their service did not improve.
October 31, 2011
The dramatist and poet Shuji Terayama (1935-1983) once observed that real gamblers enjoy gambling on the "inevitablitily of losing," not on winning by a fluke. Losing is said...
August 06, 2011
It can be a tough world in the J.League second division. Small markets, small stadiums and a dwindling sponsor-base often lead to financial hardships. But Kiyoshi Makabe...
May 20, 2011
Tokyo Electric Power Co. recorded a consolidated net loss of 1.2473 trillion yen ($15.28 billion) in fiscal 2010 ending in March this year, officials said May 20.
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