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Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 16, 2022
If a wife makes more than a husband, here are somethings to consider
When women experience career success, it can also jeopardize their relationships — a problem which men don't experience.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 24, 2019
Canon's profit on track to fall by 36%, hit by weak China demand
Canon Inc. said Wednesday its group net profit for this business year is now projected to fall by 36.7 percent from a year earlier, citing weakening demand for cameras in the Chinese market.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 20, 2019
Already downgraded, Nissan's credit rating takes another hit
Nissan Motor Co.'s credit standing took another hit Monday as S&P Global Ratings placed the automaker's rating on negative watch after it issued a weaker profit outlook last week.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 13, 2019
Toshiba net profit up 26% in fiscal 2018 after selling chip unit
Toshiba Corp. said Monday its group net profit in the year ended March rose 26 percent to a record ¥1.01 trillion after selling its prized chip unit in June.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 10, 2019
Panasonic expects net profit to fall 29.6% on sluggish China sales and auto battery investment
Panasonic Corp. said Thursday it expects its group net profit to fall 29.6 percent to ¥200 billion ($1.82 billion) for the current fiscal year, which ends next March, dragged down by sluggish sales in China and hefty investment in the auto battery segment.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 25, 2019
Canon expects net profit to drop 21% in 2019 amid China slowdown
Canon Inc. said Wednesday it now expects its group net profit in 2019 to dive 20.9 percent from a year earlier to ¥200 billion ($1.79 billion), lowering its outlook due to weak sales of camera products amid an economic slowdown in China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 6, 2019
Toyota slashes net profit forecast due to market turbulence
Dragged down by recent stock market turbulence, Toyota Motor Corp. slashed its net profit forecast for the current business year on Wednesday and now estimates the figure will be down by 25 percent compared to fiscal 2017.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 4, 2019
Panasonic cuts fiscal 2018 sales and operating profit outlooks amid China-U.S. trade war
Panasonic Corp. said Monday it reported a 19 percent drop in third-quarter operating profit and cut its full-year earnings outlook, citing slower demand for home appliances and factory automation equipment in China amid an escalating Sino-U.S. trade war.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 8, 2018
In new five-year plan, Toshiba to cut thousands of jobs, withdraw from British nuclear plant and U.S. LNG businesses
The technology conglomerate plans to cut about 7,000 jobs globally, Chairman and CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani said at a news conference in Tokyo.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 15, 2018
How your personality affects your paycheck
A new study suggests that extroverts are paid more and 'agreeable' men get less.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 6, 2018
SoftBank's April-June profit jumps as Vision Fund investments pay off
SoftBank Group Corp. said Monday its group net profit in the April to June period jumped to ¥313.69 billion ($2.8 billion) from ¥5.52 billion a year earlier, as its investments through its nearly $100 billion fund are paying off.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 1, 2018
Kobe Steel's April-June net profit halved after quality data scandal
Kobe Steel Ltd. said Wednesday its group net profit in the April-June quarter fell 49.4 percent from a year earlier to ¥12.66 billion ($113 million) due to the negative impact of a data falsification scandal.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 15, 2018
Toshiba books first net profit in four years
The firm said it improved its balance sheet by recording u00a5783.1 billion in shareholders' equity at the end of March, staving off a risk of being delisted.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 5, 2018
McDonald's Japan logs 8% uptick in sales for December
McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan) said Friday its same-store sales in December rose 8.0 percent from a year earlier, up for the 25th straight month.
BUSINESS
Dec 29, 2017
CEOs in U.S. and India earn most compared with average workers
Chief executive officers in the U.S. are paid much better than their peers abroad, and the gap between their compensation and that of average American workers is wider than in other countries.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 9, 2017
Toshiba rides memory chip unit to 28-year high in operating profit
The electronics giant posts a half-year operating profit that topped a 28-year high, driven by performance from its memory chip business.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 8, 2017
Nissan cuts full-year profit estimates amid inspection scandal
Nissan Motor Co. revised downward on Wednesday its full-year profit forecast for the fiscal year through next March, as it reels from an inspection scandal in which uncertified workers conducted final tests on cars.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 6, 2017
Japan's regional banks, facing demographic challenges, turn to deal-making for revenue
The grim outlook for smaller regional banks, who are suffering as the rural population shrinks rapidly, is prompting some to dive into a new, potentially lucrative line of business that until now was largely taboo: mergers and acquisitions.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 2, 2017
ANA and JAL see profits rise in first half on business demand
The group net profits of Japan's two major airlines grew in the April-September first half on firm demand from business fliers for both domestic and international flights, according to their earnings reports.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 31, 2017
Sony expecting record ¥630 billion group operating profit
Sony Corp. said Tuesday it is now expecting a record group operating profit of ¥630 billion for the current fiscal year through next March, topping its target of over ¥500 billion on its brisk music and semiconductor businesses and the weaker yen.

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