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Mickey Mikitani is excited about e-commerce in Japan.

Why I’m excited about e-commerce in Japan

Japan’s e-commerce scene is lively, dynamic and enjoying double-digit growth. While Rakuten continues to enjoy the largest market share among major players with...
Tokyo, Japan - March 24, 2013: Tokyo Crowd enjoying Cherry blossoms festival in Ueno Park.

Is cherry-blossom viewing losing its luster?

Each year from around March, Japan is blanketed in soft pink and white petals as the cherry blossom front sweeps across the nation. It is a season as beautiful ...
Rakuten's new London office.

Rakuten’s new London digs

Rakuten is delighted to open a brand new office right in the heart of London. Bringing together teams from across the Rakuten Group, including Rakuten Market...