By Maxim Tvorun-Dunn
In this article, we outline the trends and opportunities that exist in the global tea industry, honing in more specifically on Japan’s tea sector.Read more “Trends and Opportunities in Japan’s Tea Sector 2021”
In this article, we outline the trends and opportunities that exist in the global tea industry, honing in more specifically on Japan’s tea sector.Read more “Trends and Opportunities in Japan’s Tea Sector 2021” →
Around the world, Artificial Intelligence is constantly expanding, as it finds its way into diverse areas like security, manufacturing, marketing, healthcare, education, agriculture and infrastructure, to mention a few. Here, we delve into the AI market in Japan.Read more “The AI Market in Japan: Spearheading Industry Innovation” →
Climate Change in Japan is already being seen in evident ways such as the reduction of snow levels in the north of Japan, the cherry blossoms opening earlier, and the autumn leaves changing colour later each year.
The topic of climate change has even permeated popular culture like in the case of the movie Weathering with You (tenki no ko) which was released in 2019, earning a box office revenue of over $193.1 million USD worldwide and 14.06 billion yen ($117.7 million USD) in Japan.
Terms like climate change, climate crisis and global warming have become increasingly used in different fields, reaching a wide variety of audiences. In this article, we take a look at some of the ways in which Japanese organisations and individuals are helping to tackle the climate crisis.Read more “Climate Change in Japan: Raising Awareness and the Quest for a Solution” →
Here, we take a look at how smart cities in Japan are building a better economical, ecological, and social future, and which companies are behind the production of these smart cities.Read more “Smart Cities in Japan: Practical Innovations for Conscious Future Living” →
Functional food in Japan, alongside functional beverages, have become very popular and are easily accessible across supermarkets, convenience stores and pharmacies. Japan has long been considered as a country providing healthy food innovations, including the development of regulations for manufacturing and branding such products.
Here we take a look at the main categories within the functional food and drink space in the Japanese market, highlighting some of the key health concerns that are addressed.Read more “The Growth of Convenient Functional Food in Japan” →
Marriages and birth rates in Japan are decreasing every year. It is estimated that by 2040, single people will make up almost half of the Japanese population, with single-person households reaching 39% and nuclear families only representing 23% of all households. The marriage market in Japan has suffered heavy losses, however, it has found different marketing strategies to promote marriage and encourage both Japanese and foreigners alike to get married in the country and boost the economy.
Here, we explore some of the ways the marriage market in Japan is dealing with their current problem.Read more “The Dwindling Marriage Market in Japan and Innovative Ways to Reinvigorate it” →
Already a burgeoning industry among those who want to travel overseas but either couldn’t afford to, or had time restraints, virtual travel in Japan has experienced a significant boom as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020.Read more “Affordable Luxury: Pushing for Virtual Travel in Japan” →
This week, we take a look at Japan’s pet sector, exploring the bigger picture as well as honing in on some of the key trends driving this sector, which is currently worth around ¥1.6 trillion JPY and remaining steady, with no real decline or increase in growth.Read more “Japan’s pet sector: Sniffing out fresh opportunities” →
After the second world war, Japan needed to boost its economy and did so by manufacturing vehicles. Now, the nation is world-leading in the automotive industry and is widely known for its cutting-edge technology and invigorating ideas. Here, we look at how Japan has catered to the domestic and global market through its peculiar characteristics, response to globalized supply chains, shift to green technology, and how the worldwide pandemic has affected the Japanese automotive market.Read more “The Japanese Automotive Market: Driving Strong Demand in 2020 and Beyond” →
Performers and workers in the entertainment industry all around the world are facing an economic struggle after the closure of opera houses, theatres and concert halls as part as the measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. In Japan’s performing arts sector, most artists are freelancers who had an average income of between two and three million yen before the pandemic. Most of them are have not been working for months or have seen their earnings reduced substantially without regular performances.Read more “The Struggle Faced by Japan’s Performing Arts Sector during Covid-19” →