Bungeishunju, which is a Japanese major publisher, is going to ask public libraries not to lend paperbacks at Japan Library Association conference in Tokyo on October 13, 2017.
ZOZOTOWN, which is the biggest online apparel shopping mall in Japan, revealed that 38% customers chose 0 shipping cost.
Bridal events for elementary school students are starting to catch on in Japan. Because the number of young generation who have wedding party is decreasing rapidly these days so whole bridal industries are working on developing customers. Though there were 795,080 couples who held wedding party 20 years ago, but there were only 620,0531 couples in 2016. So it decreased by 20 percent.
ZOZOTOWN, the biggest Japanese apparel online shopping store, has started a service which customers can choose its shipping cost by themselves. Yusaku Maezawa, who is a CEO of START TODAY inc. running website ZOZOTOWN, tweeted that “Customers can choose 0 or 5 dollars freely, I hope something comes into being between deliverer and receiver automatically” on Twitter.
Book store hostel BOOK AND BED TOKYO will newly open its 4th branch on October 5 2017 along Asakusa Kaminarimon street. This hostels is popular as a hostel which customers can feel like staying in a book store or a library.
Japanese IT company SHIFFT Starts Food Matching Service Reduce Go in 2017. The concept of this service is to reduce the amount of food abandoned and use it efficiently.