Amazon Japan launches fresh food delivery service

/ Apr 21, 2017

Amazon Japan launches fresh food delivery service

Amazon Japan G.K. started a fresh food delivery service Friday, allowing customers to receive products they buy in as little as four hours after order placements in some cases. Japan is the third country after the United States and Britain where the “Amazon Fresh” ...

Department store sales fell 2.4% in November

/ Dec 20, 2016

Department store sales fell 2.4% in November

Sales at department stores across Japan dropped 2.4 percent in November from a year earlier on a same-store basis, down for the ninth consecutive month. Overall sales at 234 outlets run by 81 companies stood at ¥525.7 billion, the Japan Department Stores Association said ...

Major Japanese retailers hold 'Black Friday' Christmas sales

Nov 26, 2016

Major Japanese retailers hold 'Black Friday' Christmas sales

Sales to replicate the “Black Friday” shopping frenzy in the United States have kicked off in Japan, with some major retailers taking part for the first time. Toys “R” Us, Gap and retail giant Aeon launched sales on Friday. Just before midnight Thursday, more ...