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/ Mar 6, 2017

Isetan Mitsukoshi CEO Onishi to step down over poor sales

Hiroshi Onishi plans to step down as president and chief executive officer of leading department store operator Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. at the end of this month, informed sources said on Monday. Onishi, 61, intends to take responsibility for the recent poor performance of ...

/ Mar 4, 2017

Tepco, Chubu to fully integrate thermal power businesses

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. and Chubu Electric Power Co. have decided to fully integrate their thermal power operations in two or three years, sources said Friday. The operations, which account for half of Japan’s total thermal power capacity, will be brought under ...

/ Feb 28, 2017

Sony, Line eye AI-powered consumer gadgets

Sony Corp. and Line Corp., Japan’s most popular messaging service, are considering joining forces to develop devices powered by artificial intelligence. The companies are exploring opportunities around digital personal assistant technology to co-create a new communication experience, Sony said in a statement at the ...