Sponsors

  • bridgestone
  • Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car Service, Inc.
  • ORIX Corporation
  • SEIBU HOLDINGS
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD.
  • the Tokyu Group
  • TOYOTA

Past Episodes

#24

UP DATE
Tue 05 Sep, 2017

130% Craftsmanship. Addressing the Weaknesses of Online Shopping.

AIRTIMES

CNBC Asia: Sun 10 Sep, 2017
METRO TV:Sun 10 Sep, 2017
USTREAM: Tue 12 Sep, 2017
NIKKEI CNBC:Sun 10 Sep, 2017

 A metal-processing company in Gifu Prefecture is pursuing “130 percent craftsmanship” that exceeds customer expectations. We find out how it came up with original products.
 A new app has been launched that addresses the weaknesses of online shopping. The aim is to get people to visit physical stores and to boost sales.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE 

 Styler” is a smartphone app that allows staff members of physical shops to offer recommendations in response to the vague requests of users wanting to buy apparel. We report on how shops and customers are being connected through the internet.

Program A

WORLD BUSINESS SATELLITE 

 Hotel Green Core” in Saitama Prefecture has no beds in all of its rooms, but is still popular among visitors to the region, with the occupancy rate exceeding 80 percent. What kind of customer needs are they meeting by looking beyond convention?

Program A

Dream Weavers *

 ”Tanaka Metal Factory” is a subcontractor making waterworks components. As its clients pulled out of the business one after another, it was pushed to the verge of bankruptcy. To survive, it took on the challenge of developing a showerhead that also functions as a face beautifier by generating tiny bubbles. We follow the story of the company’s revival.

 * Available only on CNBC Asia.

 

Sponsors

  • bridgestone
  • Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd.
  • Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd.
  • MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION
  • Nippon Rent-A-Car Service, Inc.
  • ORIX Corporation
  • SEIBU HOLDINGS
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
  • Toray Industries, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • SHIMIZU CORPORATION
  • TOBU TOWER SKYTREE CO., LTD.
  • the Tokyu Group
  • TOYOTA