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LMVH profit jumps as Japan, Europe join China luxury rebound

/ Jul 27, 2017

LMVH profit jumps as Japan, Europe join China luxury rebound

LVMH's first-half profit grew at the fastest rate since 2011 as Japan and Europe joined a luxury industry recovery led by China, showing double-digit sales increases in the second quarter. The world's biggest luxury-goods company said Japan was boosted by promotional activity like staging Louis ...

ANA, JAL seek to stand out with diverse in-flight meals

/ Jul 27, 2017

ANA, JAL seek to stand out with diverse in-flight meals

Major carriers All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines are offering more options for in-flight meals amid a rise in foreign passengers and fierce competition with low-cost carriers, the companies said. ANA said that 30 years ago, most passengers on its international flights were Japanese. But ...

Boom in convenience seen as firms gear up for Olympic profits

/ Jul 23, 2017

Boom in convenience seen as firms gear up for Olympic profits

Japanese companies are accelerating preparations to seize Olympic business opportunities to ensure money will keep rolling in after the quadrennial sporting spectacle ends in 2020. "The mission for the business community is to realize the expected economic effects," said Sadayuki Sakakibara, chairman of the Japan ...