BrewDog established the 1st international joint venture with Asahi to increase sales ahead of the planned London IPO of the UK’s largest craft beer brewer.
Japan has raised the sales tax to fund snowballing social security costs to support its fast-ageing population. It was first introduced at 3% in April 1989.
Nintendo sold 28.8 million Switch consoles in the year ended March 31. That compared with the 26.5 million that the games maker forecast in February.
European stock markets had a positive open on Thursday ahead of the European Central Bank (ECB) rate meeting.
Lockdowns across Japan led to a surge in sales at furniture and home decor retailer Nitori Holdings as homebound consumers bought many items.
Japan fell behind their pace because it asked Pfizer to conduct clinical trials with Japanese people.
Retail sales fell 2% in November from the prior month, as consumers continued to cut back on apparel purchases.
Japanese brewers suffering from the dropoff in bar and restaurant traffic are about to get some relief, thanks to long-awaited …