February 15, 2012

Japanese customer news round up Wednesday 15th February, 2012


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Japanese customer news round up Wednesday 15th February, 2012

Wednesday 15th February, 2012

1. Jetstar Australia announces 2 for 1 sale

“two people can fly to either Tokyo (Narita) or Osaka for the price of one!  One way fare melb – narita,
1 May - 2 May ,2012, 
AUS$291”

Source: Jetstar

2. Japanese customers prefer taste over health of a product according to research

“A 2011 Datamonitor global consumer survey found 38 percent of consumers worldwide are willing to sacrifice taste for healthier food products, ..In the United States, just 30 percent of consumers … were willing to make that sacrifice. In Japan, just 12 percent of consumers are willing to swap health for taste.”


3. Japanese customers important to American pork farmers

“Japan accounts for 22.1% of all U.S. pork exports by volume and 32.4% in value”


4. Japan ranks as number 10 in Global population

“ Global Population Sizes, Population 2008
Global Rank 1. China – 1330 million, 3. USA – 303.8 million, 10. Japan 127 million”

Source: How Australia Compares, Tiffen & Gittens, 2nd Edition, 2009. Chapter 1, People, Page 4


5. Japanese customers buying more pianos

“Sales of pianos in Japan jumped 11% last year, the first rise in 17 years”

Source:  Japan Today 

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