Attractive Sectors: Retail

Jul 20, 2010


Japan boasts the world’s second largest retail market, with a value exceeding US$1,124 billion (135 trillion yen, 2007). In addition to its size, the enormous influence of Japan’s retail industry attracts global attention as being the origin of many Asian trends. For retailers in particular, the Japanese market offers an abundance of diverse opportunities to sell products and services that offer luxury, style, convenience and high value.