Food companies know that consumers are now sensitive to price increases and use an old solution
In Japan, most eel is consumed on one day of the year.
Japanese companies are good at promoting overseas brands for the Japanese market.
The Chinese have discovered Japanese rice, and it could be a big deal.
People are facing a widening gap between retirement age and the age they are eligible for pensions.
Tourists want two things: to be able to use their smart phones and their credit cards in Japan.
Average bonus amounts are going up this summer, but the number of bonuses are going down.