Monday, December 23, 2013

Newsletter December 23rd 2013

Japanese Customer Newsletter, December 23rd 2013.



By

Peter Hanami





#1. Products



“Dry in the sun and you can repeatedly use these drying agents…When your shoes got wet with rain or snow, ..use these drying agents to dehumidify them. ..The activated carbon removes the odor”
Source: Pack information, Daiso Japan

Video: Shoe Deodorizers & Drying Agents by JapaneseCustomer.com





#2. Demographics




“The current population of 127 million will be 84 million in five decades time…the working age population (15 – 64) will apparently fall by nearly half from today’s 80 million to 42 million…the number of people 65 and over will amount to 40 per cent of the population”




Source: Japan should attract more skilled workers, by Iwao Nakatani, AFR, Monday 22nd July 2013, page 12



#3 M & A



“Vivendi…turned down a premium priced $8.5 billion offer for Universal Music from SoftBank, Masayoshi Son’s expansionist Japanese telecoms group…SoftBanks vision…was to integrate music…seamlessly into its wireless services in Japan and the US”


Source: SoftBank and Vivendi discover Universal Music’s appeal by Andrew Edgecliff- Johnson, Financial Times, AFR, Monday July 22nd 2013, page 21





#4. App’s





Realtime restaurant status app means you'll never have to wait in line again”

Video: Source: Diginfonews

DigInfo

You Tube Channel,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hj2iCWaBgo4







#6. Quote






"It was therefore, natural for every sober-minded samurai to approach Zen with the idea of mastering death"


Daisetz T. Suzuki


Source: Zen & Japanese Culture





#7. Integration



“The biggest barrier migrants face to integration into Japanese Society is the language”


Source: Japan should attract more skilled workers, by Iwao Nakatani, AFR, Monday 22nd July 2013, page 12



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