Japan’s Rakuten chief calls Tokyo Olympics a ‘suicide mission’

CNN published this video item, entitled “Japan’s Rakuten chief calls Tokyo Olympics a ‘suicide mission’” – below is their description. Hiroshi Mikitani, the CEO of Rakuten, tells CNN exclusively that it’s a “suicide mission” to be hosting the Tokyo Olympics this year – the opening ceremony for which is set for July 23. #CNN #News … Read more Japan’s Rakuten chief calls Tokyo Olympics a ‘suicide mission’

How Coupon Code Curators Like Honey And Slickdeals Make Millions

CNBC published this video item, entitled “How Coupon Code Curators Like Honey And Slickdeals Make Millions” – below is their description. Promo code sites have become big business, with digital coupons surpassing paper for the first time in 2020. Major deal sites make millions based almost entirely on commissions from each sale. They don’t sell … Read more How Coupon Code Curators Like Honey And Slickdeals Make Millions

Japan’s E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Sees ‘Huge Room’ to Grow, CEO Says

Bloomberg Markets and Finance published this video item, entitled “Japan’s E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Sees ‘Huge Room’ to Grow, CEO Says” – below is their description. Mar.15 — Hiroshi Mikitani, chief executive officer of Rakuten Inc., Japan’s e-commerce pioneer, discusses his growth strategy. Rakuten shares recorded their biggest gain in 18 years in Monday trading after … Read more Japan’s E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Sees ‘Huge Room’ to Grow, CEO Says

GameStop Mania Goes Global

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “GameStop Mania Goes Global” – below is their description. The market drama surrounding GameStop Corp. is spreading ever further beyond Wall Street, whipsawing stocks from Amsterdam to Sydney as traders race to bet on where the flood of retail money might head next. Heavily shorted companies have … Read more GameStop Mania Goes Global

GameStop: The Hottest Stock on Wall Street Is a Struggling Video Game Store

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “GameStop: The Hottest Stock on Wall Street Is a Struggling Video Game Store” – below is their description. The market drama surrounding GameStop Corp. is spreading ever further beyond Wall Street, whipsawing stocks from Amsterdam to Sydney as traders race to bet on where the flood of … Read more GameStop: The Hottest Stock on Wall Street Is a Struggling Video Game Store

Dancing robots cheer on Japanese baseball team

With their stadium devoid of fans due to coronavirus restrictions, Japanese baseball team Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks have come up with an imaginative, if a little creepy, replacement: dancing robots. Before their most recent Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) game against Rakuten Eagles, some 40 robots danced to the team’s anthem on a podium in the otherwise … Read more Dancing robots cheer on Japanese baseball team

The BATTLE for 5G | Is There an Alternative to HUAWEI? – VisualPolitik EN

The technological race for 5G has begun and Huawei seems to be winning it. The fact that a Chinese company is going to install mobile internet networks around the world has unleashed all of Donald Trump’s fears. The White House has banned Huawei’s 5G on U.S. territory for fear that China would spy on U.S. … Read more The BATTLE for 5G | Is There an Alternative to HUAWEI? – VisualPolitik EN

Rakuten Vies With Amazon for Slice of eCommerce Market

Rakuten (JASDAQ: 4755) has staked its claim on the global eCommerce market with a new fulfillment center near Scranton, Pennsylvania, approximately 80 miles from New York City, and an expanded presence in Las Vegas that doubles the size of an existing Webgistix fulfillment center. Semi-automated logistics centres are the powerhouses driving the world’s largest eCommerce … Read more Rakuten Vies With Amazon for Slice of eCommerce Market

Rakuten Acquires 75% Stake in Brazilian E-Commerce Platform Ikeda

Rakuten, which owns Linkshare, Rakuten Ichiba, Buy.com and Priceminister, has bought a 75%  stake in the Brazilian e-commerce platform, Ikeda. Launched in 1996, Ikeda is a software as a service company which manages the Brazilian online retail operations of firms such as Ri Happy, Le Postiche, Etna, Whirlpool Brazil, Cobasi and Panasonic. The financial terms … Read more Rakuten Acquires 75% Stake in Brazilian E-Commerce Platform Ikeda