Localization Is Bound To Make An Impact In Business

Acting on the favorable exchange rates for the US dollar overseas, the continued outsourcing trends, and the on-going overall globalization trend worldwide, companies all over the globe are accelerating their activities in foreign markets.

Emerging Japanese Food Retail Market Trends

The first 7-Eleven store, located in Kōtō, Tokyo opened in May 1974.

The first 7-Eleven store, located in Kōtō, Tokyo opened in May 1974.

Japan continues to be one of the biggest retail markets in the world. In fact, it is the second biggest market with more than 127 million consumers worldwide. While China remains to be the marketing giant with tons of factories worldwide, Japan is considered to be responsible for more than 55% of the whole Asian retail market. The country is also responsible for the highest demand for food importations.

The Japanese Art of Video Game Translation

A retail display with a large selection of games for platforms popular in the early 2000s
A retail display with a large selection of games for platforms popular in the early 2000s.

Making profit just by doing Japanese translation can already regard you as an artist. The rise of video games can be the most sought-after opportunity for translators. However, it is not always easy as it seems.