Insights Into Japan’s eCommerce Market
By Elizabeth Wormald Japan ranks fourth globally in eCommerce sales. So what does this mean for you? If you are looking to begin selling in Japan, eCommerce is an ideal place to start. According to a 2017 report by th...
Everything You Need To Know About Selling On Rakuten – Recorded Webinar
Watch this webinar where we uncover how to get your products in front of millions of consumers in Japan. Did you know that Rakuten is one of the biggest e-commerce marketplace in Japan? Rakuten are actively looking fo...
LINE Collection: Fashion & Gift Market Distribution Solution (Recorded Webinar)
Watch our free webinar to learn how you can introduce your products to retailers and buyers throughout Japan. LINE, the world's leading messenger application, is now providing a new distribution service for wholesale...
Fashion Is GREAT In Tokyo
British Fashion and Lifestyle Brands are Finding Success in Japan DIT Japan once again organised a successful fashion trade mission in November 2016. Twenty eight companies attended the mission and the showcase was he...
How To Sell On Rakuten Ichiba: Recorded Webinar
Rakuten Ichiba is Japan's largest online e-commerce marketplace. Watch our recorded webinar and find out how to get your products in front of millions of consumers in Japan. Get Your Products on an Online Marketplace...
From Betley to Tokyo: British Designer Finds Success in Japan
“Working with UKTI has helped us to open many doors in near and faraway places which otherwise we may never even have dreamed about. The help and support we have received from UKTI has given us the confidence and expe...
Fashion and Lifestyle Trade Mission to Japan 2015
In November 2015, UKTI London and UKTI Japan organised a fashion and lifestyle mission to Japan, in association with the UK Fashion & Textile Association and the British Allied Trades Federation. Thirty UK compani...
Fashion Market in Japan and South Korea: Differences & Opportunities
South Korea & Japan are two of the most developed fashion markets in Asia for British brands. Hear from industry experts & the UKTI teams on why what works in one country, may not work in the other.
Tangle Teezer: Untangling the Japanese Market
“Our products are real examples of British design, and all of our brushes are manufactured in Britain. Our British branding is so strong and this is so important to us and the Japanese market.” Shaun Pulfrey, Tangle T...
Guidebook for Exporting and Importing Cosmetics to Japan
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation presents an in-depth report on importing and exporting cosmetics into Japan. This guide is essential for any UK company wishing to enter the huge and highly lucrative cos...
Five Trends In Japan That Matter To You
The UK Trade & Investment team in Japan has pulled together the five trends that matter right now to businesses in Japan. Published June 2013. Photo Credit: boskizzi via Compfight cc
British Fashion Iconic As Ever In Japan
British fashion, which encompasses quality, tradition, edginess, and cool, continues to enjoy popularity with Japanese consumers. From flamboyant and fanciful through chic, classic and cool, British designers have a f...
Trade Mission Insight – A GREAT Week in Japan
Joining a Trade Mission is a big commitment, you invest time and money to explore a new market which may or may not result in business opportunities. Increasingly British companies are looking to expand closer to home...
Japanese Consumer Behaviour: Recorded Webinar
Is your product or service right for the Japanese market? Understanding the Japanese consumer is your first step to establishing whether your company could be successful in Japan. Consumer Behaviour in Japan Japanese ...
GREAT Week Japan 2014: Recorded Webinar
Ever wondered what it is like to participate in a Trade Mission? This recorded webinar talks about the GREAT Week Japan 2014 event in October and gives some general tips for success when exporting to Japan. On August ...
Sir Paul Smith: Business & The Future Of Design
On his most recent visit to Japan in April 2014, Sir Paul Smith stopped by the British Embassy, Tokyo to share his perspectives of the Japanese market and the future of design. With a handful of his own stores in Toky...
Luxury Heritage Brand Big In Japan
"Our research of the 'British Heritage Market' had clearly shown the Japanese customer to be a highly discerning British heritage style connoisseur" Mamun Chowdhury, joint founder and managing director of London Tradi...
Creative Industries Shine At GREAT Week Japan
GREAT Week Japan provides UK businesses with a fantastic opportunity to explore the potential of exporting to the Japanese market. The first GREAT Week Japan, held between October 28th and November 1st, 2013, provided...
A Week In The Life Of A Trade Mission Delegate
Follow mission delegate Damon Hill on his week-long market visit to Japan led by UK Trade & Investment North West and East of England in early 2014. Background This market visit, marking Damon Hill’s first trip t...
UK Golf Fashion Company On Course For Success
UK golf company Bunker Mentality finds renewed direction and growth opportunities after joining a UK Trade & Investment Trade Mission to Japan. Nottinghamshire-based Bunker Mentality hopes to increase exports to J...
MD Golf Swings Into Japan
"Japan is a key element of our business - but if we can properly develop the market, Japan could be one of the most important parts." Michael Morton, founder and acting managing director of MD Golf MD Golf first enter...
Webinar: E-Commerce In Japan
Expert Michael Causton of JapanConsuming takes you through the steps to access the Japanese market through e-Commerce in this detailed and informative webinar. UK Trade & Investment Japan hosted this webinar expla...
Zandra Rhodes Talks About Success in Japan
Zandra Rhodes talks about the Japanese fashion scene and the contribution British designers can make here. Zandra Rhodes CBE has more than 50 years of being at the forefront of the British fashion & textile indust...
Exclusive Report: E-Commerce in Japan
An exclusive report for British consumer goods companies on how to increase sales in the growing Japanese E-Commerce Market. The Japanese market for e-commerce has been booming; the government estimates non-store reta...
‘Bag It Don’t Bin It’: A Hit In Japan
“I cannot see how I could have successfully introduced our brand to the Japanese market without this assistance and the UKTI’s Overseas Market Introduction Service report.” Julia Gash, Bag It Don't Bin It (BIDBI) Fou...
Anya Hindmarch on Success in Japan
Anya Hindmarch Talks about Exporting to Japan and Doing Business with the Japanese Exporting Great British Fashion to Japan On the 23rd April 2013 at Daikanyama in Tokyo's fashionable Shibuya, successful British fashi...
Getting Started in Japan, with Sir Paul Smith
Sir Paul Smith speaks to UKTI about the advantages of doing business in Japan and the importance of immersing yourself in the market. Send Us Your Enquiry to see if you could be doing business in Japan.
Conversation with… Stella McCartney
Stella McCartney visited Japan in May to celebrate the opening of her new shop in central Tokyo. At the glamorous launch of her Autumn/Winter collection at the Embassy, Ambassador Tim Hitchens caught up with Stella an...