Business / Corporate Jun 23, 2015

Tourism boom in Japan prompts cross-industrial tie-ups

Major Japanese companies are looking to form cross-industrial alliances as they seek to capitalize on an increasing number of foreign tourists visiting Japan. Panasonic Corp. and JTB Corp. said Monday they will team up to offer new services by combining the electronics giant's strength in ...

Sharp seeks exit from Foxconn cellphone venture

Business / Corporate Nov 22, 2013

Sharp seeks exit from Foxconn cellphone venture

Sharp Corp. is considering ending a contract with Foxconn Technology Group under which the Taiwanese manufacturer makes Sharp-branded phones for sale in China, according to a source. Sharp has logged disappointing sales since the contract started last year and is focusing on the domestic market, ...