Business Sep 11, 2018

Japan Post to accept cashless payments by time of Tokyo Olympics

Japan Post Co. plans to accept cashless payments for postcards and parcel deliveries at its post offices by early 2020. Currently, customers can purchase postcards and pay parcel delivery fees at post offices with only cash or stamps, while post offices in many other countries ...

Business / Corporate Mar 28, 2018

Japan Post to launch real estate unit

Japan Post Holdings Co. has announced it will establish a real estate unit with an eye to making the new business a major source of revenue. The company said Wednesday that it aims to contribute to regional economies through Japan Post Real Estate Co. by ...

Japan Post Holdings to set up real estate unit

Business / Corporate Mar 21, 2018

Japan Post Holdings to set up real estate unit

Japan Post Holdings Inc. plans to set up a wholly owned unit to strengthen the group's real estate business, sources said Wednesday. Through the new subsidiary, the Japan Post Holdings group aims to nurture its real estate operations into a new cash cow, taking advantage ...

Business Feb 15, 2018

Japan Post's delivery vehicles to measure radiation in Fukushima

Japan Post Co. and the Fukushima Prefectural Government have signed a comprehensive partnership agreement that includes a plan for it to measure radiation in areas tainted by the 2011 nuclear disaster. "The agreement is very assuring, as we will be able to receive support for ...

Japan Post Bank to invest ¥500 billion in foreign funds

Business / Corporate Nov 22, 2017

Japan Post Bank to invest ¥500 billion in foreign funds

Japan Post Bank Co. will invest up to ¥500 billion ($4.4 billion) in several foreign funds as part of efforts to diversify its profit sources, in response to the nation's low interest rate environment, the president of the bank's holding company said Wednesday. Japan Post ...