Japanese Megatrends

by , , , , , and January 8th, 2017

  There are always a variety of factors and drivers influencing the industries Euromonitor researches and analyses. In Japan, there are key, transformative megatrends that cut across a variety of industries. It’s key that manufacturers and retailers around the world recognize these megatrends, as they will have an impact now and in the future. Watch […]

Euromonitor to Speak at Global Home Center Forum 2016

by October 29th, 2016

Event: Global Home Center Forum 2016 Date: 22 November 2016 Venue: Diamond Ishiyama Memorial Hall, Tokyo, Japan Speaker: Hiromi Yamaguchi Presentation Time: 13:50-14:40 Presentation Title: The Latest Trends and Challenges of Home Improvement Retailers in Western Europe Presentation Description:¬†Euromonitor International will offer an overview of the home improvement retailing markets in Western Europe. With the […]

Industry and Consumer Trends Surrounding Spring in Japan

by , , , , and April 10th, 2016

  Springtime in Japan is marked by Hanami, or flower-viewing parties in Japan. It also marks an important time of year for Japanese manufacturers, consumers and industries. Learn more about how tourism, travel, beverages, foods, beauty, fashion, home appliances, technology, and Japan’s economy itself are impacted by springtime in the country. Watch on YouTube

Opportunities for New Entrants Into The Japanese Smartphones Market

by March 8th, 2016

In Japan, consumers had long been given limited choice with regard to mobile network operators (MNOs). NTT Docomo, AU and Softbank dominated the telecom networks and mobile phone manufacturers such as Apple, Sony, Sharp and Fujitsu had limited retail channels. The Japanese MNO business has rather been an oligopolistic market, in which the three companies […]