Posts Tagged: ecommerce in Japan

Peatix founder talks about his one strategy for success

PeaTix’s growth is something its founders attribute to their ability to focus on customers’ needs.

  • May 19, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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locondo

For this entrepreneur, losing co-founders was a blessing in disguise

Founded in 2010 by Yusuke Tanaka and three other founders, Locondo is one of the largest ecommerce sites selling shoes in Japan.

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 4:03 pm
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Zozotown

Japanese Fashion E-Commerce Site Zozotown Seeks a Boost in Merchant Numbers With New Acquisition

Fashion e-commerce is usually at the cutting-edge of online shopping. That’s again evident in Japan today with the company behind one of t...

  • July 16, 2013
  • at 4:25 pm
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Square Japan launch

Square Makes First Overseas Move, Launches in Japan

Japan has long had square watermelons, and now it has Square for mobile payments too. This marks the first overseas expansion for Square, th...

  • May 23, 2013
  • at 10:22 pm
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Docomo Confirms Acquisition of Magaseek

Docomo Confirms Acquisition of MagaSeek for $21 Million to Boost E-Commerce Efforts

Today, Japanese telco NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) has confirmed that its proposed stake in fashion-oriented e-store MagaSeek (TYO:3060) has been a...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 3:18 pm
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From salaryman to entrepreneur: the man who made it easier to print stuff in Japan

“Why can’t small printing companies get printing orders in a more efficient manner?” Matsumoto, founder of Raksul.com thought.

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Asia online shopping spending 2014 and 2015

These numbers from Asia’s half-trillion dollar ecommerce market will blow your mind (INFOGRAPHIC)

Take the world’s most populous continent and combine it with one of the best things about the internet and you have a recipe for huge ...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 4:24 pm
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Locondo

Japanese Fashion E-Store Locondo Slips Into $6.2 Million in Funding

Japanese fashion and shoes e-store Locondo.jp has today slipped into JPY 600 million ($6.2 million) in series B funding. The investment is l...

  • June 13, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Luxa funding

Japan’s Flash Sales Frenzy Continues with Series B Funding for Luxa

Selling everything from pricey sake to quality skincare products, Luxa.jp, as its name might suggest, is a luxury-oriented e-commerce site. ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 8:59 pm
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Japan’s Docomo Looks to Expand E-Commerce Efforts With Acquisition Offer

Japanese telco NTT Docomo (NYSE:DCM) has been diversifying a lot recently, notably launching online shopping through its ‘dmarket’ conte...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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