TOKYO (Nikkei) -- Looking to win back customers lost to e-retailers, Japan's Aeon will bridge the gap between its online and offline presences by letting shoppers snap pictures of products on the shelf right from their mobile phones and have the items delivered the same day.
TOKYO (Nikkei) -- The head of Alibaba Group Holding says he would be interested in taking China's largest e-commerce company public in Hong Kong next year despite objections by local authorities over the company's proposal to have an ownership structure that would give top executives a greater say over management than other investors.
TOKYO (Nikkei) -- The leaders of Japan and the European Union agreed Tuesday on the need for "responsible" controls on the arms trade, with the EU to maintain restrictions on exports of weapons and dual-use technology to China.
TOKYO (Nikkei) -- Japan's forthcoming offer to drop tariffs on 95% of goods as part of a proposed cross-Pacific free trade zone would not go far enough, Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb said Tuesday, arguing that the countries at the negotiating table need to summon the political courage to reach an agreement.
TOKYO (Nikkei) --Suzuki Motor will release 30 new vehicles in emerging markets through 2017, 50% more than the preceding five years, as it works to rev up sales in fast-growing economies.