Saying it with orchids: Inside Japan's business gift culture

“This business is clearly tied to the economy,” Tanaka says … For Akiyoshi Takumori, chief economist at Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co Ltd in Tokyo, orchid sales are an imperfect indicator of economic strength. “These things get sent even in …
( read original story …)


Related Post

Japan’s Don Quijote rides high on rule-break...
views 75
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese discount retailer Don Q...
In Japan, a new kind of business school is retrain...
views 328
THE Institute of Social Human Capital in Tokyo is ...
Angelique Kerber exorcises New York demons in Toky...
views 198
Wimbledon champion and new women's world number on...
Ex-Mets manager Bobby Valentine being considered f...
views 205
Now batting for United States Ambassador to Japan ...
UNITED URBAN INVESTMENT : Notice Concerning Sale o...
views 220
there is a tendency for nucleus of offices in Nago...
Japan’s Banking Giant MUFG Signs MoU to Develop Ri...
views 27
Japanese bank holding and financial services compa...
Will US-North Korea deal leave Japan, South Korea ...
views 78
“This is bad news for both South Korea and Japan, ...
‘Tokyo Ghoul’ Season 3 Release Date, N...
views 247
Of course, this will still be seen in "Tokyo Ghoul...
Tokyo to propose Y5 bil to compensate firms for de...
views 271
Tokyo Gov Yuriko Koike says the metropolitan gover...
What I Learned About Sexism as an Office Lady in J...
views 228
It was my first job out of college, and I was work...