Chips hit by price hikes amid food inflation

Chips hit by price hikes amid food inflation

The price of potato chips and other snacks is going up in Japan.

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Innovative magnifier shakes up market

Innovative magnifier shakes up market

A new kind of magnifying glass is attracting attention in Japan.

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Cashless rebate details decided

Cashless rebate details decided

Japan's government sets a 5% rebate for cashless purchases in time for the October consumption tax hike.

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Future convenience store unveiled

Future convenience store unveiled

A robotic convenience store intended to cope with Japan's labor shortage is unveiled in Tokyo.

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Edible flowers on the rise

Edible flowers on the rise

A boom in edible flowers is sweeping Japan.

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New RoBoHoN can babysit

New RoBoHoN can babysit

Electronics maker Sharp comes out with upgraded RoBoHoNs that can babysit.

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Green Slow Mobility promises to ease transport

Green Slow Mobility promises to ease transport

A new form of transport aimed at the elderly and tourists called Green Slow Mobility is taking off in Japan.

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New limited express unveiled

New limited express unveiled

Seibu Railway unveils a new limited express train that will run between Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture.

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Making stationery fun again

Making stationery fun again

Stationery maker Kokuyo gives an analog medium a new twist.

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Smartphone system aims to cut food waste

Smartphone system aims to cut food waste

A new service provides phone alerts when food near sell-by date is discounted.

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