Tag archive for ‘Japan’
By businessnewstoday On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Japan’s Oisix to acquire US plant-based meal kit company Purple Carrot

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Oisix acquisition of Purple Carrot : Japanese meal kit and organic food delivery service Oisix ra daichi has agreed to acquire US plant-based meal More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

J&J wraps up $2.1bn acquisition of Japanese cosmetics company Ci:z Holdings

US healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson (J&J) completed its previously announced JPY230 billion ($2.1 billion) acquisition of Japanese cosmetics company Ci:z Holdings. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ci:z Holdings More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, January 26th, 2019

Renault’s newly appointed chairman Senard vows to strengthen alliance with Nissan

Senard will become chairman immediately. Deputy chief executive Thierry Bollore will take over Carlos Ghosn’s other Renault role as full CEO, as Ghosn deals with financial crime allegations in Japan. Rough More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, January 26th, 2019

Subaru probe finds 3,400 staff were not paid for overtime work

Subaru said it did not pay overtime wages over a two-year period to some 3,400 employees who under-reported their hours. As Pascale Davies reports, the revelation surfaced in an internal probe following the 2016 More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Visa invests in Japanese fintech company Paidy

Global payment technology company Visa has made an undisclosed investment in Japanese fintech company Paidy, which offers instantly-issued post-pay credit services for eCommerce shoppers in Japan. Paidy said that More...

By businessnewstoday On Monday, June 25th, 2018

Hotel Okura to invest $1bn to renovate Hotel Okura Tokyo as The Okura Tokyo

Japanese hotel chain Hotel Okura said that it Hotel Okura Tokyo, a luxury grand hotel in downtown Tokyo will be renovated with an investment of ¥110 billion ($1.0 billion) into a 508-room The Okura Tokyo by September More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, April 21st, 2018

Takeda offers $62bn to acquire Irish rare disease company Shire

Japanese pharma company Takeda Pharmaceutical has proposed to acquire Shire, an Ireland-based rare disease company for $62 billion after Botox-maker Allergan scrapped its plans of making a rival bid. Friday’s More...

By businessnewstoday On Saturday, April 7th, 2018

SoftBank to invest $77m in Canadian lithium mining company Nemaska Lithium

Mining industry news : Japan’s SoftBank Group has agreed to acquire a stake of up to 9.9% in Nemaska Lithium, a Canadian lithium mining company for C$ 99.1 million ($77.7 million). Through the investment in the More...

By businessnewstoday On Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Japan Tobacco to acquire Russian tobacco company Donskoy Tabak for $1.6bn

Cigarette industry news : Japan Tobacco (JT), a Japanese government-controlled cigarette manufacturing company has made a deal to acquire Russian tobacco company Donskoy Tabak (DT) for about RUB90 billion ($1.6 More...

By businessnewstoday On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

eBay to acquire online shopping site Qoo10 & other Japan business of Giosis

eBay acquisition of Qoo10 : E-commerce giant eBay has agreed to acquire the Japanese business of Giosis, including the Qoo10 online shopping site, for an undisclosed price. eBay, which is currently an investor in More...