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Is ‘Revenge Shopping’ on the Horizon in the U.S.?

Retail expert and president of Rakuten Rewards shares insights on the consumer behavior that has already been…

Tokyo Prepares for a Different Kind of Fashion Week

Roughly two-thirds of participating brands will show their collections online, and physical shows will be…

Rakuten Teams With Wal-Mart on Grocery Deliveries, E-books

The two companies look to expand their consumer reach in Japan and the U.S.

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

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

Rakuten’s H1 Net Gains Almost 50%

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

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.

Rakuten Sees Double-Digit Growth in Half

The Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten said it saw strong sales through its Rakuten Ichiba online shopping…