Camera-makers haven’t been able to come up with plan to stop the bleeding, and analysts say more of them may be forced out in the future.
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Investors believe demand in housing market is here to stay, with Japan widely expected to remain an appealing option for those from abroad.
The opening of the shop follows a 56.5 percent plunge in Fast Retailing's domestic same-store sales in April, its worst year-on-year decline.
The new package is aimed at further shoring up steps to help individuals and companies that are financially struggling due to the coronavirus.
The pandemic differs greatly from the 2008 financial crisis and job losses will be high.
The government is trying to shield the nation's economy with a gargantuan stimulus package financed by a supplementary budget bill that cleared the Diet Thursday.
Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said Wednesday the nation's capital will prepare an ¥800 billion emergency spending package in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The relief package will be "far bigger than" those compiled after both the 2008 Lehman shock during the global financial crisis and ...
With speedy data transmission and low latency, the advent of 5G networks means users of mobile communications devices will have access to more elaborate augmented and virtual reality apps.
Some economists say the financial aid should be focused on those in need while others say the proposed measure appears to be lacking fairness.
With the novel coronavirus shaking up the global economy, the Japanese government is scrambling for countermeasures to cushion the economic fallout.