Amazon Japan starts locker delivery service

Business / Corporate Sep 19, 2019

Amazon Japan starts locker delivery service

Amazon Japan G.K. on Wednesday started a locker delivery service, Amazon Hub, aimed at enhancing convenience for customers and reducing the need for re-deliveries. The e-commerce giant has installed lockers at FamilyMart Co. convenience stores and other locations for customers to pick up their packages. Amazon ...

Seven-Eleven Japan opens first stores in Okinawa

Business / Corporate Jul 11, 2019

Seven-Eleven Japan opens first stores in Okinawa

Seven-Eleven Japan Co. opened its first outlets in Okinawa on Thursday, giving it a presence in all 47 prefectures. The unit of Seven & I Holdings Co. plans to set up about 250 shops on the main island within five years. Okinawa and Tottori were the ...

Airbnb listings in Japan rebound after regulatory freeze

Business Jun 6, 2019

Airbnb listings in Japan rebound after regulatory freeze

Airbnb Inc. says it's back in business in Japan, a year after stricter short-term lodging regulations forced it to freeze a major portion of its listings in the country. There are 50,000 listings available in the country, with another 23,000 rooms in hotels and traditional ...