Mar 7, 2016

Ezaki Glico reports possible customer data breach

Confectionery maker Ezaki Glico Co. said Monday that personal data on users of its online shopping site may have been compromised following unauthorized accesses. Up to 83,194 sets of personal data may have been stolen, including 43,744 that contained credit card information, according to ...

Sep 24, 2015

Seven & I Holdings to launch online shopping service

Retail giant Seven & I Holdings Co. said Thursday it will launch a new, comprehensive online shopping service on Nov. 11 — initially covering 1.8 million items sold by all group companies. Under the service, called “omni7″, registered users can order any products offered ...

Amazon Japan starts selling electric cars

Apr 1, 2015

Amazon Japan starts selling electric cars

First it was books, then household products; now you can buy an electric car from online shopping giant Amazon. The Japanese unit of German auto giant BMW on Wednesday started selling its i3 electric models on Amazon.co.jp. The high-end automaker’s small electric vehicle has ...

Dec 25, 2013

Consumers still falling for shady websites

Consumer complaints over online merchants selling fake brand products and fraudulent Internet banking services continue running high in Japan, prodding police to take action in concert with providers of computer security software. The National Police Agency said it received around 29,113 requests for consultations ...