August 01, 2015

Video: Japanese Customer News August 1st 2015

Video: Japanese Customer News August 1st 2015



 



Video: Japanese Customer News August 1st 2015 




1. ¨Japan is a very complex market"

 Mitsui Australia CEO Yasushi Takahashi

Source: Japanese trading giant Mitsui confident of Australia-India FTA, July 29, 2015 by Jared Lynch, The AGE Newspaper
http://www.smh.com.au/business/world-business/japanese-trading-giant-mitsui-confident-of-australiaindia-fta-20150729-gims45.html#ixzz3hiS59vUI



2. ¨the Japanese media company Nikkei announced that it was the new owner of the 127-year-old paper, an institution in economic journalism and a prominent global brand. The price was an eye-popping US$1.3 billion, one of the biggest newspaper deals ever, dwarfing other recent sales.¨

Source: Financial Times sold to Japanese media group Nikkei for £844m, July 24, 2015 Ravi Somaiya, Jonathan Soble and David Joly
http://www.smh.com.au/business/world-business/financial-times-sold-to-japanese-media-group-nikkei-for-844m-20150724-gijxsq.html#ixzz3hiSa6vvc



3. ¨In June, catalog shopping company Senshukai Co. released hoodies, leggings and arm covers with anti-insect properties. These products use materials that maintain bug-proof capability even after repeated washing.¨



Source: Japan Times, August 2nd 2015, Japan Times, Jiji News,
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/08/02/national/insect-repellent-clothes-now-popular/#.Vb7XQlWlykp



4. ¨5G is the next-generation mobile communications system that Docomo aims to introduce commercially in 2020. It is being developed for ultra-high-speed data transmissions of over 10Gbps and 1,000 times the capacity of LTE, which will help address the proliferation of connected items in the emerging Internet of Things (IoT), as well as to support the increasingly diverse range of mobile services.¨

Source: Docomo to collaborate on 5G with five additional vendors, August 1st, 2015, Japan Today,





5. ¨The percentage of 1-year-olds who had used an Internet device was 17%, and the number nearly doubled for 2-year-olds, at 31%.¨Japan’s internal affairs ministry

Source: Many Infants Use Smartphones, Tablets: Survey,
Jun Hongo, Wall Street Journal, July 29, 2015.
http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2015/07/29/many-infants-use-smartphones-tablets-survey/

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