Aug 18, 2016

Japan Post to sell lackluster online payments unit

Japan Post Co. plans to sell an online payments unit to information technology services firm GMO Internet Inc., sources said Thursday. Japan Post Finance Co., which offers payments services to online retailers, has struggled to win customers amid competition from rivals such as Rakuten ...

Apr 21, 2016

Japan Post opens huge mall in Fukuoka

Japan Post Co. on Thursday opened a large commercial center in a prime location in Fukuoka in a bid to capitalize on a national tourism boom. The KITTE Hakata retail and restaurant facility is located on an old post office site in front of ...

FamilyMart, Japan Post join hands to offer delivery service to Asia

Apr 5, 2016

FamilyMart, Japan Post join hands to offer delivery service to Asia

Convenience store operator FamilyMart Co. and Japan Post Holdings Co. said Tuesday they will begin a delivery service enabling foreign visitors to Japan to send packages from FamilyMart’s domestic stores for pickup at its stores elsewhere around Asia. FamilyMart expects foreign visitors to use ...

Mar 29, 2016

Japan Post Insurance to tie up with Dai-ichi Life

Japan Post Insurance Co. and Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co. plan to tie up on a wide range of operations, including asset management and product development, informed sources said Tuesday. The two companies will jointly invest in growth areas such as overseas infrastructure projects to ...

Mar 22, 2016

Government approves higher savings cap at Japan Post Bank

The government agreed Tuesday to raise the cap on deposits at Japan Post Bank despite fears among small, regional rivals that it will result in an outflow of funds. Savers will be able to stash a total of ¥13 million in future, compared with ...

Japan Post appoints Nagato as president, replacing Nishimuro

Mar 16, 2016

Japan Post appoints Nagato as president, replacing Nishimuro

Japan Post Holdings Co. named Masatsugu Nagato as president of the recently listed mail and financial services giant, replacing Taizo Nishimuro following his hospitalization last month. Nagato, 67, will take the post on April 1, the Tokyo-based company said Wednesday. He joined the group ...