SALES in the age of COVID-19: ‘Connect’ with your local Business community [BIJ Webinar Summary]

This Webinar was a casual chat with two well know leaders in the Sales in Japan space. Dr. David Sweet and Dr Greg Story, with a core theme of Sales in the age of COVID-19. In addition, Robert Heldt from Custom-Media KK spoke about the evolving Connect Platform they have launched at the end of …

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6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Job Hunting In Japan

Summary of Savvy Tokyo Article: You can and should read the whole article here. Chiara Terzuolo is “Foreign, a Woman, (and was), Looking For Job” and this is a quick summary of her Lessons Learned getting a job in Japan from outside the country, published on the great SAVVY TOKYO. Despite speaking Japanese (English and …

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Young Japanese Women Lead the Way in Overseas Travel – [Summary]

This is a summary of a Nippon.com article translated from the Japanese and you can read the whole thing in English here and in Japanese here. In 2018, an estimated 12.6 million Japanese people took trips abroad. The number of Japanese traveling overseas set a new cumulative record of 19.0 million in 2018, after a …

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Selling in Japan: E-commerce Landscape in Japan [Summary]

This is a summary of the e-commerce landscape in Japan and the three marketing trends you should know before selling products online in Japan from btrax’s blog, freshtrax. You can read the full article here. Japan ranks as the world’s 4th largest e-commerce market following China, the United States, and the United Kingdom. It might …

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Japan Company Incorporation [SMEJapan Business Guide Summary Series]

This is the first in a series of Summaries of the detailed Japan Business Guides put together by Business In Japan core partner, SMEJapan.com. The SMEJapan business guides are free resources for entrepreneurs to help them understand more about doing Business in Japan and stepping through the process of Japanese company incorporation. If you want …

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Learning to Change: Three steps to a successful Market Entry in Japan [SUMMARY]

This is a summary of a post by Dominic Carter, longtime Japan market researcher and strategist from CarterJMRN, a strategic market research agency in Japan. Pondering why some famous brands win (Starbucks and Disney) and many more fail with Japan market entry, Dominic presents in considerable detail, his three golden rules to a successful market …

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Japanese Website Design Trends: 3 Consumer Behavior Traits to Consider [Summary]

This is a summary of the three consumer behavior traits that affect Japanese website design from btrax’s blog, freshtrax. You can read the original article here. Characteristics of Japanese Web Design Japanese websites are known to be busy and text-heavy because Japanese customers want to see as much information as possible when looking at websites. …

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One of the key points discussed from the book was How to Create Value

How to create future-proof products & services: The Value Plan (in Japan) – Event Summary

On Friday 30th August, 2019, BIJ proudly partnered with, presented and helped, Professor Philip Sugai promote and deliver a Workshop How to create future-proof products & services – about a ‘new’ or better way of thinking about and better starting point for Marketing Products and Services. The Value Plan (in Japan): How to create future-proof …

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The JLPT Is a Much Bigger Deal than I’d Thought [Summary]

“The JLPT Is a Much Bigger Deal than I’d Thought” is a summary of the debut post from Alex Farrell‘s blog, “The Kyoto Linguist“, discussing the Japanese language, translation, travel writing and more. The original article is here. Feature image above from https://www.jlpt.jp/e/ – visit for latest information about the JLPT. When Alex Farrell, a …

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