New Partnership Between Yahoo Japan and Japan Post Services

Japanese value good services, and convenience. When there are multiple suppliers or service providers, the “add-on” services are what grow your market share in Japan, and Yahoo Japan is really good at that. This time, Yahoo Japan is going to offer a new service in partnership with Japan Post Office to let shoppers ship Yahoo… Continue reading…

Chinese Search Engines Market Share 2014

According to iResearch’s report, Baidu is maintaining it’s number one spot on the search engine market share in China by far followed by Google. A notable change here is that a relatively new search engine, “360 Search”, is growing it’s market share by eating up Google’s share. Google has lost almost 2.5% of the overall market share… Continue reading…

Social Apps Usage in Japan – LINE is the Winner

Which social apps do you have on your smartphone? Twitter, Facebook, and Skype are some of the usual suspects in US. Would you be surprised if I tell you that none of these are the most popular social apps used via smartphones in Japan? According to MMD’s “Business Person’s Communication Tool Research,” LINE came on… Continue reading…