Japan

With a palpable sense of momentum, not only within Rakuten, but Japan as well, here is our list of the 11 things we are looking forward to in 2019.

19 things we’re looking forward to in 2019

2018 was a banner year for the Rakuten Group. From the success of our sports and entertainment partnerships with FC Barcelona, Golden State Warriors and Shakira...
Japan requires immigration to prosper in the 21st century. Our old economic model based on manufacturing has reached its limits. In this digital century...

Opening Japan’s doors for immigration

Japan needs immigrants and it needs to start calling them by that name. An aging population means our population of 127 million looks set to shrink by 16 mil...