Yokohama Launches Two BluEarth Trailer Tires

Robust construction is provided by Yokohama’s all-new advanced stress control groove design, which resists shoulder damage from sharp turns or accidental curbing. (Photo: Yokohama) Yokohama Tire is going the extra-mile – literally – to help the ... ( read original story ...)

2020 Tokyo Olympic mascots unveiled

The Olympic mascot "is a character that embodies both old tradition and new innovation," according to a statement from the organizers of Tokyo 2020. "While cherishing tradition, it is always up to date with the latest news and information. The Mascot has a ... ( read original story ...)

Tokyo Style’s Mini-Mall App Now Available

TSI Holdings Co. Ltd. has joined forces with mobile commerce firm PredictSpring to create a mini-mall mobile app for Tokyo Style. According to TSI, the app was localized for the Japanese market. It allows consumers to shop from six different women’s wear ... ( read original story ...)

eBay to Acquire Giosis’ Japan Business

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- eBay Inc. (EBAY), a global commerce leader, will expand its presence in Japan with the acquisition of Giosis' Japan business, including the Qoo10.jp platform. eBay currently is an investor in Giosis Pte. ( read original story ...)

Japanese megabanks team up on mobile payments

TOKYO -- Japan's three megabanks are working together to standardize a smartphone payment system using QR codes, aiming to promote cashless transactions already widespread in China and elsewhere. Development costs are estimated to reach into the billions ... ( read original story ...)