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2014-07-08 08:33:50

The classic brogue is an elegant collision of tradition and modernity. NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cole Haan, the iconic American lifestyle footwear and accessories brand, announces the global launch of its new men's shoe line, ZeroGrand. The shoe launches on Monday, July 7(th) at Cole Haan in Ginza, Tokyo, Japan and at Isetan in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan followed by a launch in the United States on Tuesday, July 8(th). The collection will be available online and in Cole Haan...

2014-07-07 12:22:38

Unique PV Mounting Solutions Designed in Japan NOVATO, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. market will be introduced to a unique line of photovoltaic mounting systems designed and developed by Roof Tech Inc., a subsidiary of Japan's leader in roofing technologies. Roof Tech will showcase its products at Intersolar North America Booth 9732 from July 8th to 10th at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Mounting Systems Designed Exclusively for Residential Solar Installations Roof Tech...

2014-07-07 08:24:49

Americas show strongest year-over-year growth; global sales remain well ahead of 2013 pace WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $26.86 billion for the month of May 2014, 8.8 percent higher than the May 2013 total of $24.69 billion and 2.0 percent more than last month's total of $26.34...

2014-07-05 23:01:11

North American Omega 3 & structured lipids (Nutraceuticals) market can be segmented by Companies, Applications and Macro-indicators. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-omega-3-structured-lipids-nutraceuticals-2265224169.html (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 The North American market for omega-3 and speciality lipids is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2013 to 2018. Dietary supplements is the largest application segment that drives this region. North America has large...

2014-07-05 12:20:47

MarketOptimizer.org adds "CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Japan" to its store. The report is an essential source of information and analysis on the healthcare, regulatory and reimbursement landscape in Japan. DALLAS, July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In 2012, Japan's population was estimated at 127.5 million. It is however decreasing due to a negative balance between the birth rate and the mortality rate, as well as a drop in the number of women of...

2014-07-02 12:21:10

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global light vehicle OE wheels market 2008 to 2028http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/cars/global_light_vehicle_oe_wheels_market_2008_2028_1.html This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the OE wheels sector, its suppliers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers:- Automotive OE wheels market size estimates- Latest technologies...

2014-07-02 08:24:38

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japan Storage Networking Infrastructure 2013-2017 Forecast and 2012 Analysis http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/construction/japan_storage_networking_infrastructure_2011_2015_forecast_2010_analysis.html This IDC study, which is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #J13430108, gives details of 2008-2012 Japan shipments of FC switches, a main component of storage...

2014-07-01 23:11:27

transcosmos Realizes Creative Validation for Winning Ads with a Low Cost and a Short Period of Time by Utilizing Experimental Design Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) will begin offering the "t-eams for Creative Performance" creative validation service for Internet advertising. In today’s internet advertising market, the target fit of creative work...

2014-07-01 23:05:29

Catalent Pharma Solutions, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, now in its 40th year in the Japanese market, today announced that it has appointed Tadahiro Matsumura as Country Leader, Japan. In further announcements, the company revealed that it is to open a dedicated laboratory at its Kakegawa, Japan, site to provide proof-of-concept support and feasibility studies for Catalent’s...

2014-07-01 20:23:12

NetSuite OneWorld Enables Cloud Mobile Analytics Provider to Run Global Finance and Employee Management Across Three Subsidiaries in China, Spain and the U.S. TOKYO, Japan, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that mobile back-end-as-a-service and data synchronization technology company, Kii Corporation, has deployed NetSuite OneWorld to drive its global...


Latest Japan Reference Libraries

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...

Tosa
2013-09-19 10:42:47

The Tosa, also known as the Tosa Inu, is a breed of domestic dog that originated in Japan. The dog was developed in the late nineteenth century when various types of European breed like the mastiff, Old English bulldog, and the German pointer were crossed with the Shikoku-Inu breed from Japan. This large breed was very popular as a fighting dog between the years of 1924 to 1933, when there were over five thousand registered Tosa breeders. The Tosa can vary in size depending upon the area...

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