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2014-09-23 12:26:34

Newly unified services structure and branded website introduces Rakuten Marketing's best-in-class, omni-channel offering NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Marketing, the global leader in omni channel marketing and a division of Rakuten, Inc., today introduced its vision for the future of digital marketing - the omni experience. Omni experience goes beyond the operational view of omni-channel marketing by viewing the experience through the eyes of the consumer, and orchestrating...

2014-04-08 08:35:57

OMAHA, Neb. and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rakuten Inc., one of the world's largest Internet services companies and First Bankcard(®), a leader in the U.S. credit card partnership arena and a division of First National Bank of Omaha, have launched the Rakuten Rewards MasterCard(® )Program, which provides cardholders with reward points for using their credit card to shop on the Rakuten.com website and elsewhere. Headquartered in Tokyo, Rakuten provides...

2014-02-19 00:21:07

Investment led by Rakuten Ventures to accelerate R&D activities and to fuel rapid international expansion. SINGAPORE, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViSenze Pte Ltd (www.visenze.com) today announced it has closed a US$3.5 million Series A round of financing led by Rakuten Ventures (the corporate venture capital unit of Rakuten Inc), with participation from new investors Walden International ("WI") and UOB Venture Management ("UOBVM"). The investment comes within 7 months of the...

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