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Why Generation R will have it all

The name of the new era means ‘beautiful harmony,’ a clear statement of what the Imperial household and government of Japan are ...
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TPP Talks Provide Opportunity for Japan to Rise to the Occasion

TPP Talks Provide Opportunity for Japan to Rise to the Occasion

By: Debbie Howard As negotiations move forward, will Japan be able to muster the political will needed to capitalize on the opportunities ...
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Within Asia, Japan still provides high concentration of opportunity

Within Asia, Japan still provides high concentration of opportunity

By: Debbie Howard After years of being billed as “the world’s 2nd largest economy,” it appears that 2010 may be the year ...
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Distribution channels changing as consumers seek more convenience

Distribution channels changing as consumers seek more convenience

By: Debbie Howard I was walking through Takashimaya in Nihombashi last week, and was impressed by its grandeur, efficient staff and presentation ...
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Amidst the gloom, some rays of light

Amidst the gloom, some rays of light

By: Debbie Howard Everywhere we turn these days, there seems to be some bit of bad news. But not all companies are ...
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Japan serves up market for sophisticated product and service categories

Japan serves up market for sophisticated product and service categories

By: Debbie Howard I am sometimes asked to explain why Japan is still a relevant Asian market for foreign multinational companies to ...
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