While Subway stores in Japan shutter left and right, Starbucks thrives. Why has the one failed where the other succeeded?
You don't need to know Japanese to appreciate good food. Here are some of the hashtags that people use to post about the scrumptious stuff they're eating.
How do you boost sales of an instant noodle product that's been around for 60 years? Nissin found a way.
Would you pay $700 for a monthly steak subscription? Or $30/mo. for all you can drink at the local restaurant? Such programs are being more and more popular in Japan as businesses look for new ways to build loyalty.