Aug 8, 2016

Amazon Japan offices raided in antitrust case

The fair trade watchdog raided the offices of Amazon Japan over allegations that it improperly pressured retailers that sold products on its site. The Japanese unit of the U.S.-based internet retailer forced conditions such as requiring retailers to sell products below the price they ...

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 ...