Rakuten

A screenshot of Rakuten's English shopping page.

Financial

Rakuten’s Nine-Month Profit Jumps More Than 60%

The Japanese e-commerce giant benefited from aggressive sales activities and investments in other companies.

clock November 13, 2017Kelly Wetherille

A screenshot of Rakuten's English shopping page.

Financial

Rakuten’s H1 Net Gains Almost 50%

Higher sales and a low comparative base contributed to the growth.

clock August 7, 2017Kelly Wetherille

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Fashion Scoops

Rakuten Kicks Off Sponsorship Deal With FC Barcelona

The Japanese e-commerce giant is the club’s main global partner, as well as its official innovation and entertainment partner.

clock July 13, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Retail

Rakuten’s First-Quarter Net Profit More Than Doubles

The Japanese e-commerce giant has been aggressively pursuing sales promotion activities, as well as investing in new technologies.

clock May 11, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Financial

Rakuten H1 Profits Decline on Increased Expenses

Sales at Japan’s largest e-commerce company increased 11.1 percent in the six months ended June 30.

clock August 4, 2016Kelly Wetherille

Financial

Rakuten Net Profit Falls 17.3% in Q1

Net profit for the first quarter of its fiscal year fell 17.3 percent on increased expenses and a poor economic climate.

clock May 12, 2016Kelly Wetherille

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Fashion Scoops

Rakuten in Japan to Deliver Golf Gear, Snacks by Drone

A one-month trial of the service will begin May 9 at a golf course outside of Tokyo.

clock April 25, 2016Kelly Wetherille

The Rakuten website.

Financial

Rakuten Sees Double-Digit Growth in Half

The Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten said it saw strong sales through its Rakuten Ichiba online shopping site in Japan, as well as Ebates and Rakuten Travel.

clock August 6, 2015Kelly Wetherille

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