May 21, 2015

Line said to prepare dual listing before Japan Post IPO

Line Corp., operator of Japan’s most popular mobile-messaging service, is preparing for a dual listing in Tokyo and New York before Japan Post Holdings Co.’s initial public offering, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Tokyo-based company aims to sell shares around September ...

Dec 27, 2014

Japan Post confirms long-awaited IPO on Tokyo Stock Exchange

Japan Post has confirmed a long-awaited plan to list its shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, with the government-owned firm set for what could be one of the world’s biggest initial public offerings. The parent company, Japan Post Holdings Co., along with its insurance ...

Digital tack taken to revive interest in New Year's cards

Dec 26, 2014

Digital tack taken to revive interest in New Year's cards

by Kazuaki Nagata

The tradition of sending “nengajo,” or New Year’s postcards, has been in decline as people turn to the Internet, social networking and digital gadgets like smartphones instead of putting pen to paper. Japan Post Co., the postal arm of government-owned Japan Post Holdings Co., ...

| Feb 27, 2014

Costly revamp in the works at Japan Post

Japan Post Holdings Co. is planning a massive investment to refurbish and reorganize its outlets and operations in its three-year management plan from fiscal 2014. The company, however, has not been able to map out plans for entering the potentially lucrative markets for housing ...