Japanese E-Commerce Webinar

October 20, 2020 19:30-21:00 (EST) / October 21, 2020 8:30-10:00 (JST)

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WEBINAR: THE JAPANESE E-COMMERCE MARKET – SELLING AND MARKETING YOUR PRODUCTS IN JAPAN (A VIEW FROM RAKUTEN, JAPAN’S LARGEST E-COMMERCE MARKETPLACE)

This webinar is targeted to Canadian food and beverage companies interested in learning more about the rapidly evolving Japanese e-commerce market and how Rakuten, Japan’s largest e-commerce marketplace, may be able to help you to expand your market presence in Japan.

The webinar will provide an overview of:

  • The Japanese e-commerce market including recent trends
  • Evolving preferences of Japanese consumers
  • Rakuten’s services
  • Market opportunities and challenges in Japan
  • Business culture in Japan and how to market your products on e-commerce

Registration: Please click here to register.

Participants will receive a confirmation email containing the link to join the meeting. Registration deadline: October 19th, 2020

About Rakuten: Rakuten, Inc., is a leading global company that contributes to society by creating value through innovation and entrepreneurship. Launched in 1997 with a vision to empower Japanese merchants to sell online, Rakuten Ichiba has grown into one of the world’s largest e-commerce platforms with more than 100 million members and USD $37 billion in domestic e-commerce transaction volume. Through various international acquisitions and joint ventures, Rakuten currently provides over 70 services spanning e-commerce, digital media, fintech, and communications to over one billion members worldwide.

Speaker: Mike Nguyen, Rakuten, Inc., Global Ads Division

Mike Nguyen is a Global Partnerships Planner at Rakuten, Inc., where he helps overseas clients, mainly in the public sector, leverage marketing and advertising solutions on Rakuten’s 70+ services ecosystem to drive sales and presence in Japan. In a previous life, Mike was a U.S. diplomat, serving overseas tours in Beijing (with the U.S. Commercial Service), and as a Foreign Service Officer in Guangzhou, China, and most recently in Tokyo, Japan, before joining Rakuten.

Organiser: Embassy of Canada to Japan, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Inquiries: tokyofood@international.gc.ca

* Veuillez noter que les présentations seront en anglais, mais que vous pouvez poser vos questions dans la langue de votre choix.