Mercari e-commerce site bans listing of currency for sale

Business Apr 25, 2017

Mercari e-commerce site bans listing of currency for sale

Mercari, a mobile e-commerce site that matches individual buyers and sellers, has banned sellers from listing cash after the site operator discovered that ¥10,000 notes were being sold at a higher value. According to officials of the Japanese startup virtual market place, which mainly deals ...

iPhone app aims to sell sake to the world

National / Tech Oct 26, 2015

iPhone app aims to sell sake to the world

An iPhone app that can recognize sake labels and display information in Japanese and English on everything from alcohol content to recommended ways of drinking the rice wine has been released. Developed by label-maker Takakuwa Art Printing Co. in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, the app, called ...