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2014-10-21 12:34:02

Continuing Gap's trend of like-minded designer collaborations for GapKids and a first foray for the Kate Spade & Company brands into childrenswear NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gap is thrilled to launch kate spade new york and Jack Spade for GapKids, a limited-edition girls' and boys' apparel and accessories collection for Holiday 2014. This marks kate spade new york and Jack Spade's first foray into childrenswear as well as the first time the Kate Spade & Company...

2014-10-21 08:39:44

High confidence and focus on wealth growth drove greater risk-taking by the region's wealthy says Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2014 SINGAPORE, HONG KONG, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - With Japan and China leading the way, the Asia-Pacific region registered world-leading levels of High Net Worth Individual (HNWI)(1) population and wealth growth in 2013, with no signs of slowing down, according to the Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2014 (APWR), published today by Capgemini and RBC Wealth...

2014-10-21 08:39:39

Integrated Channel Experience Key to Meeting Client Expectations says Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2014 SINGAPORE, HONG KONG, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Eighty-two percent of High Net Worth Individuals(1) in Asia-Pacific (excl. Japan)(2) expect most or all of their wealth management relationship to be conducted through digital channels in five years, in contrast to 61 percent of HNWIs in the rest of the world(3), according to the Asia-Pacific Wealth Report 2014 released today by Capgemini...

2014-10-20 23:03:54

While the U.S. has completed the transition from conventional to safety devices among a popular vascular access device type, the Asia-Pacific market still lags behind due to a lack of legislation, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 According to a new report from iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the Asia-Pacific region vascular access device market, encompassing Japan, Australia, South Korea, India and China, is stable, but could grow if authorities...

2014-10-19 20:21:02

Transaction Marks Henry Schein's Entrance Into World's 2nd Largest Dental Market MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that it has invested in Iwase Dental Supply, Inc., a leading full-service provider of dental consumables, implants and equipment in Japan. The transaction marks Henry Schein's...

2014-10-17 23:07:12

Organizer Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. brings together creators of cutting-edge initiatives around the world and their Japanese counterparts in a forum of insight on the nuts and bolts of ‘Smart’ social innovation at the world's largest Smart City related event. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Participants are currently pre-registering to attend the world’s largest Social Innovation & Smart City related event this month in Yokohama, Japan. Minato Mirai, one of...

2014-10-17 00:20:15

- New Engine to Give New Impetus to Automotive Industry - NISHINOMIYA, Japan, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Namikoshi Electronics has started the development of a new engine with an innovative structure. This engine was created for the generation of electrical energy, but we realized that it could also be used in automobiles. In light of rising fuel prices, the applications of this engine to motor vehicles would rival hybrid car engines in terms of efficiency. ( Photo:...

2014-10-16 23:07:38

By 2020, the technologically driven patient monitoring equipment market is projected to be worth more than US$ 680 million, with Japan representing more than 75% of that value, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 According to a report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the multi-parameter vital sign monitoring market segment in the Asia-Pacific region is both stable and exceptionally valuable; over the next few years, this segment will steadily...

2014-10-16 20:30:09

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Packaging Machinery in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Aseptic Packaging Machinery, Blister Packaging Machinery, Bottles Cleaning/Drying Machinery, Bottling and Canning Machinery, Cartoning/Case Forming Machinery, Coding/Marking/Labeling Machinery, Flexible Packaging Machinery (Form-Fill-Seal Machinery, & Pouching Machinery), Laminating, Delaminating Machinery, Palletizing...

2014-10-16 20:29:42

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Eyeglasses in Thousand Units and US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Lenses, Frames (Metal & Plastic), and Sunglasses (Premium-Priced & Popular Priced). The market for Lenses is analyzed both by Material Type (Glass, Plastic and MHI & Polycarbonate) and By Design Type (Single-Vision, Bifocal, and Progressive Addition). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

Threadsail filefish, Stephanolepis cirrhifer
2014-06-13 09:04:41

The threadsail filefish (Stephanolepis cirrhifer) is a fish species found in the western Pacific from northern Japan to the East China Sea. Usually found near the seabed at depths of 33 feet. Juveniles generally shelter themselves within the safety of drifting seaweed to hide from predators. It is a migratory fish that can move over 62 miles between feeding and spawning grounds. The threadsail filefish was first observed off the coast of Japan in 1850 and named Monacanthus cirrhifer. In...

Nissan GT-R
2013-12-02 09:48:19

The Nissan GT-R was first released in Japan in 2007. It is a sports car manufactured by Nissan and features all-wheel-drive. There were two concept vehicles unveiled before the GT-R was produced. One in 2001 and a redesigned concept in 2005 called the GT-R Proto. The 2007 GT-R model was based 80-90 percent on the Proto concept vehicle. The first United States GT-R was delivered on July 7, 2008, in Canada also in July 2008, and in Europe in March 2009. The design of the GT-R had input from...

Japanese Amberjack, Seriola quinqueradiata
2013-10-09 11:40:25

The Japanese Amberjack (Seriola quinqueradiata), known also as the yellowtail, is a bony fish belonging to the family called Carangidae. It’s native to the northwest Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii and Baja California. It is greatly appreciated within Japan, where it is called Hamachi or buri. They are eaten either raw or cooked, and are a seasonal favorite within the cooler months when the meat must have higher fat content. The amberjack is usually thought of as a winter delicacy of...

Sword-tail Newt, Cynops ensicuada
2013-10-07 13:56:26

The Sword-tail Newt (Cynops ensicauda) has recently been put on Japan’s Red List of Threatened Amphibians. This newt has a very small range and can only be found in some of the southernmost islands in Japan. Occasionally, Sword-tail Newts are referred to as Fire-bellied Newts, not to be confused with the common Chinese and Japanese species, because of their bright orange colored bellies, which serve as a warning to predators that they are poisonous. They can be distinguished from these two...

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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.