Business Sep 10, 2020

Major Japanese beer makers' sales down in August

Four major Japanese beer makers separately said Thursday that their sales of beer and quasi-beer products in August fell from a year earlier, against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic. Sales in volume terms were down 18 percent at Sapporo Breweries Ltd., 12 percent at ...

Sales of French Beaujolais Nouveau begin in Japan

Business Nov 21, 2019

Sales of French Beaujolais Nouveau begin in Japan

This year's Beaujolais Nouveau wine, produced in the Bourgogne region of France, went on sale in Japan on Thursday. While the excitement surrounding the release has subsided in recent years compared with the bubble economy era in the late 1980s, the start of sales of ...