Trends

  • Honda, Kawasaki to revamp motorcycle sales network in Japan

    Amid slumping demand, manufacturers stress bikes as lifestyle statements

  • Nissan snares top 2 spots in Japan's sales of full-sized cars

    Honda's N-Box led among minicars and all autos in January

  • Digital ad spending expected to surge in Southeast Asia

    Rapid internet adoption, especially via smartphones, will drive growth

  • Foreign companies drive Japan's distribution center boom

    GLP, Prologis facilities sprout along expressway circling Tokyo

  • Should we let AI immortalize our thoughts, selves?

    Projects aiming to preserve the human mind spark fears about risk

  • Japan carriers to double fuel surcharge on outbound flights

    Weak yen, higher oil prices behind decision

  • Mazda, Subaru brace for Trump's trade policies

    Smaller automakers more exposed due to limited US production

  • Japanese sake exports on the rise

    A growing appetite for sushi overseas creates thirst for the beverage

  • Japan's delivery network feeling the strain

    Rising parcel volume, severe labor shortage making logistics systems difficult to maintain

  • Once king, Swiss bling hits harder times

    Watchmakers add more affordable models to the luxury mix to shore up sales

  • Japan to consider saying OK to ride sharing

    Apps like Uber could help address increasing transportation needs

  • JAL, ANA resume boarding passengers subject to Trump entry ban

  • Ginza's tourist beacon getting brighter every day

    New landmarks beautifying a district known for its tony shopping streets

  • Japan's megabanks grit teeth, press forward in US

    Financial giants face sliding profits at home, protectionism abroad

  • Japan hotels prep longer-stay sites for experiential travelers

    Mitsui Fudosan's new brand will highlight regional character

  • Risks mount for global nuclear plant builders

    Expanding market masks surging costs

  • Japan's farm operators eyeing Asian production

    Shrinking home market driving shift in focus

  • Japanese hotel starts more than doubled in 2016

    As occupancy rates soar, room shortage predicted for Osaka

  • More Japan life insurers seen raising premiums

    Ultralow interest rates forcing cutbacks to extensive policy lineups

  • Sony, Panasonic electronics ops shine amid earnings woes

    Motion pictures, batteries weigh this fiscal year