Consumers

  • Seven-Eleven Japan partners up to deliver the goods

    Courier Seino will take items to doorsteps -- and take fresh orders

  • TV Tokyo targets Chinese shoppers with pop-up store

    Tie-up with mobile e-commerce site to feature Japanese goods

  • Huge line greets opening of Ginza's biggest mall

    Tokyo complex aims to transcend traditional department store experience

  • Japan duty-free chain Laox makes foray into dining

    Retailer also plans Chinese table reservation site in bid to diversify

  • Honda to debut electric vehicle in China next year

    Japanese automaker plans a range of eco-cars for the market

  • Lotte Duty Free to expand into Thailand

    New shop in Bangkok to break market monopoly by local player

  • Takashimaya still happily riding tourist spending wave

    Japanese department store is eclipsing rivals on demand for duty-free sales

  • Ginza Six turns new page for Tokyo's shopping scene

    Complex will host luxury brands, creative designs, special events

  • Philip Morris eyes price hike for most cigarettes in Japan

    Unusual circumstances highlight shift in focus to smokeless alternatives

  • Credit card payments top 50tn yen in Japan

    Consumers swiping more as internet sales, payment options expand

  • Prada turns to internet as Chinese shopping spree ebbs

    Casting wider net online to counter waning sales

  • Toyota rehab robots to help an aging Japan back onto its feet

    Rental service planned, but cost and safety concerns persist

  • Willingness to cut bait sets Siemens apart from Toshiba

    Swift business disengagements help German titan swim while rival sinks

  • Mao Asada's retirement helps toymaker twirl up orders

    Tomy doll wears re-creation of skater's Sochi Olympics costume

  • Toymaker gives tourists one less reason to leave Japan

    Small trinkets inside capsules inside vending machines inside airports

  • Yokohama Rubber to roll out affordable tires in Europe

    Japanese producer eyes the low end with Dutch unit's brand

  • Chinese fire back at South Korea with their wallets

    Hyundai's Chinese sales plunge 50% in March as missile shield backlash spreads

  • Japan's Royal Holdings to expand halal food offerings

    Sales at schools, hotels, conferences eyed

  • Aeon develops multilingual e-menu to entice eaters

    Japanese retailer's restaurant unit aims to whittle down language barrier

  • LG to high-end TV competitors: It's on

    South Korean company defends its turf with 2.57mm-thick model