Monthly Archives: 2月 2015

cross-border ecommerce in Japan

Under the trend of globalization, world is getting smaller and more internet users are shopping cross-borderly for many reasons such as rare items in domestic market or goods with good quality as well as affordable price, etc. As of 2013, Japanese consumers had purchasd around $1.74 billion equivalent goods from the U.S. market place, and the revenue is […]
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Live your own lifestyle — Skullcandy

Good news for all the music fans in Japan. The U.S. popular headphone brand-Skullcandy opened it’s Japanese official online shop on October of last year. So if you are tired of the current earphone you have and plan to buy you a new set with good quality, congratulation as you’ve got one more choice. As a […]
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features of selling on Rakuten

You cannot miss out Rakuten when talking about e-commerce in Japan. Rakuten is the largest online platform in Japan, with over 30% in market share, there are more than 89 million Rakuten members by 2013. Apart from the data given above, Rakuten provides a large selection of services ranges from banking, retailing, telecommunication, etc. In general, […]
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The grey zone of tax imposition standard in Japan

According to JCT (Japan consumption Tax), B2C supplier outside Japan are not subject to tax imposition. This has brought foreigner suppliers, especially in e-book and entertainment business an unfair advantage against domestics ones considering the 8% gap in JCT, which might even be 10% in the third quarter of this year.   Different from EU counties, Japan […]
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Big move of Yamato in 2015

Yamato, the top logistics giant in Japan has announced to suspend its mail-bin service till the end of April of this year, declared on its official site on 22nd, January.  This move has got the huge attention from the users, especially  e-commerce merchants in Japan. Mail-bin is featured by its affordable cost and convenicy, which has been widely […]
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WorkMail – one more new gadget in 2015

The ecommerce giant Amazon anncounced to issue their new cyber weapon-workmail in the second quarter of this Year according to their spokesman. On the contray to gmail, allowing users to send and receive emails, and manage contacts and share calendars all stored on Amazon’s cloud servers. Workmail will cost 4 dollars monthly that has 50 gigabytes in […]
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“Free Shipping” attracts consumers

In 2014, the word, Free Shipping, was everywhere in the online shopping malls in Japan, including Rakuten Ichiba and Amazon Japan. There were many free shipping-related articles. A grocery online shop called EVERY MART started offering free shipping. Also, many online shops were offering free shipping campaign in the period from one week to one month. For […]
By |2月 12th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The surging needs of line stamp

Line’s revenue grows from 404 million USD to 863 million in year 2014, nearly 214% growth rate YOY. In fact, animation stamp is getting tremendous attention in asia. More than 270 thousand users coming from over 145 countries has registered in “Line Creators Market” by November in 2014 and sales of top ten stamps was over […]
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Taking off your e-business in Japan

Japan is a large e-market in terms of population, however it is difficult for oversea companies to penetrate the market in many aspects such as language barriers, culture unfamiliarity, cofine of online policies, etc. We are specialized in ecommerce and logistics as a whole, we believe we can help boost your business by leaveraging on […]
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