National Dec 12, 2014

'Perseverance' repeats as word of the year in Aeon poll

by Kazuaki Nagata

Foreign teachers working for English language school chain Aeon Corp. have chosen "perseverance" as the word of the year to describe Japan for the second consecutive year, the company said Thursday. This year saw natural disasters — including the eruption of Mount Ontake in September ...

Business / Corporate Feb 13, 2014

Topvalu prices will not go up, Aeon says

Major retailer Aeon Co. plans to maintain the prices of more than 3,000 items sold under its Topvalu brand after consumption tax is raised in April from 5 percent to 8 percent, company officials said. But the company will not change the quantities of food ...