News & Archives from Lux Research Japan :
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Latest News & Archives
Japanese watchmaker aims for luxury market
June 27, 2016
Citizen Watch Co., the Japanese watchmaker, agreed to buy Swiss rival Frederique Constant. The acquisition was announced May 26 under Citizen's mid-term business plan titled Citizen Global Plan 2018.
Focus group facilities in Japan
June 23, 2016
Focus groups are a key part of customer research. Focus groups can help you learn about public perceptions of your company, purchasing habits, and customer needs. You get honest feedback and valid opinions. To keep the setting neutral to minimize bias in the discussion, you may want to find a facility designed to host focus groups. The facilities are equipped with large rooms, lots of seating, and video recording equipment. Here is a directory of major focus group facilities in Japan.
Japan could be the third largest gambling market
May 03, 2014
The Japanese government appears to be seriously considering llegalizing Casino gambling to attract more visitors to Japan as part of its overall economic growth strategy.
Tiffany shines in Japan with Abenomics impact
June 03, 2013
Tiffany & Co reported better than expected first-quarter earnings in Japan.
Luxury goods sales up at Japanese department stores
March 08, 2013
Major department stores in Japan say sales of luxury goods are picking up on the back of the bullish stock market.