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.

Growing Korean Retail Market in the Philippines

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For the last six years in a row, Korea has been the Philippines top international tourist generating market. In 2006, Koreans took the number one spot both in tourist arrivals and foreign investment in the Philippines. By 2015, more and more top Korean businesses are looking at the Philippines as a viable place to distribute their products.

Why Good Translation is Important

Translate written in Chinese in a Chinese-English translation dictionary
Translate written in Chinese in a Chinese-English translation dictionary

Interpretations and translations have been important tools in order to exchange ideas between different cultures. In the past, colonizers were able to explore lands and learn about other tribes’ cultures because of fluent translators. The art of translation enabled the world to become smaller for people to discover each other.