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Nov 20, 2020

Today we interview Yoko Majima, a certified Japanese gyosei shoshi lawyer who specialises in market entry for international companies. For more info, visit

Sorry for the poor sound quality. This is our first time to record a podcast remotely and we are...

Oct 29, 2019

Today we dive into the world of recruitment in Japan with Kevin Holdaway, Sales Director at Gplus media. We discuss the available recruitment methods, cultural differences, typical employee benefits and many other topics companies need to be aware of before hiring their team. 

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Mar 8, 2019

Steve is joined by Sue Kinoshita, Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs at the British Embassy in Tokyo, to discuss the role the embassy plays in helping UK companies enter the Japanese market.

Mar 1, 2019

In this episode, we take a close look at how can foreign exporters sell to Japanese buyers and how to avoid fatal business pitfalls.

Our guest, Dr. Greg Story, author of Japan Sales Mastery, is a well-known leader in academia, consulting, investments, trade representation, international diplomacy, retail banking and...

Mar 1, 2019

Today, Steve talks to Robert Heldt, co-founder of Tokyo based online media agency Custom Media, about the intricacies of social media in Japan. Robert gives us some great insight into the numbers of users and demographics of each platform, as well as explains what to look out for before diving into the world of...