Firms move to cash in on World Cup fever

Jun 5, 2014

Firms move to cash in on World Cup fever

In the run-up to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, efforts are under way to capitalize on demand linked to the quadrennial soccer event, including luxury package tours and 4K ultrahigh-definition TVs. According to travel agency JTB Corp., some 500 people are expected to ...

High-def 4K taking center stage this year

Oct 3, 2013

High-def 4K taking center stage this year

by Kazuaki Nagata

Electronics makers are promoting their 4K, or ultra-high-definition, display technology in a big way at Japan’s biggest electronics fair with the aim of stimulating some demand. For the last few years, Panasonic Corp. strongly pushed home energy management systems and related home appliances at ...