E-Commerce Websites and Platforms in Japan with Scott Scofield

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Welcome to another episode of the Scaling Japan Podcast. Today we’re joined by Scott Scofield, CEO of COVUE. COVUE is well-known as a brand operator in Japan where they provide a full-service market entry platform into Japan. From import to logistics to retail, COVUE is a one-stop solution for foreign brands who wish to enter Japan. 

We are gonna do a two-part series with Scott with part one on e-commerce systems in Japan and part two will focus on logistics, compliance, and the other parts after selling.

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Additional Resource

  • We recently released a Japan Market Entry E-book. Grab your copy of the Here!

Show Notes

00:00 : Introduction
2:36 : What is Rakuten?
8:24 : Challenges of creating an account
10:35 : Restrictions on opening an account
13:26 : Unique insights on Rakuten’s loyalty point system
20:21: About Amazon
34:17 : Further insights on Amazon
36:10 : About Yahoo Shopping
53:12 : Is it easy to create an account in Yahoo Shopping?

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