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Market Entry & Regional Business Support
With offices in Tokyo and Osaka, CarterJMRN K.K. is a full-service Japan-based market research agency with a history leading back to 1989.
As a fully bicultural agency, we are known for our creative responses to clients’ briefs—applying research and related understanding to deliver highly practical, prescriptive and actionable solutions.
Our work includes advertising, branding, customer and market entry assignments and our goal, no matter how simple or complex the research assignment, is to help our clients “unmask” Japan.Areas of Expertise:
• Market entry
• Brand strategy
• Communications development
• Customer experience management
• Software and information systems
As one of the leading firms in corporate immigration, ILS Shimoda Office LPC provides exclusive services to allow foreign nationals to work or live in Japan under an appropriate resident status, including consultations, case analysis, document preparation, and application with the immigration authorities.
Established in 1997, and having handled nearly 50,000 cases, ILS Shimoda Office provides quality services based on our ample experience and knowledge.
In order to determine the most appropriate of the 27 resident statuses for foreign nationals intending to reside in Japan, we analyse each applicant’s situation based on their individual circumstances and relevant documents.
Our experienced consultants can provide consultation in both English and Japanese, ensuring the optimum service for every case.Areas of Expertise:
• Certificate of eligibility
• Extension / change of status of residence
• Permanent residency
• Corporate immigration
• Family immigration
• Other immigration related procedures
InfoEx Corporation’s multicultural staff is ready to assist and support businesses to establish operations in Japan.
We strive to help clients by conducting preliminary market surveys prior to entry, creating business plans, establishing and managing local offices, and carrying out business development and support sales activities by introducing potential big clients and major venture companies. InfoEx can also operate as your Tokyo branch office at a reasonable price, allowing you to have an address in the capital.
We also can help you to find bilingual staff or HR functions in Tokyo, using our wide-ranging network which spans North America, Europe and Asia. One of the biggest European global IT firms has selected InfoEx Corporation in Japan. Their sales have increased threefold within three years, proving our successful track record. Your success in Japan is our mission!Areas of Expertise:
• IT solutions
• HR consulting
• Japan market entry
• Foreign telecom support
• System integration / maintenance
• Multi-language web creation
• Cross-border development support
Founded in 1983, Japan Valuers is one of the leading real estate appraisal firms in Japan.
We organise a nationwide network and have alliances with several firms around the world, structuring valuations promptly for a wide range of clients.
As a corporate member of the International Valuation Standards Council, we provide services in accordance with the latest accounting rules of the International Financial Reporting Standards. We are also registered with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and provide various services based on its high standards.
Working closely with our global and domestic clients, we assist various types of real estate decision making through valuation and counseling.Areas of Expertise:
We provide appraisals:
• Of investment properties such as J-REITs
• With fair value accounting
• Related to transactions, corporate M&As, share exchange and corporate separation
• For property finance
We also offer:
• Investment analysis and feasibility studies
• Highest and best use analyses
MKJ Inc. offers professional consulting and best-in-class solutions.
From marketing, value chain support and merchandising, to branding and public relations, we will meet your business needs.
As a marketing specialist, we analyse the target market and create consistent and optimised plans and strategies, tailor-made to suit your firm’s needs.
To determine the right budget for your marketing and communication plan, we review all the costs involved, from manufacturing to distribution, to ensure a competitive and profitable price.
We also provide support solutions for in-house HR issues such as training, assignments and expenses, and coordinate branding while considering the business domain, target segment and future scope.
MKJ’s vast network and experience will guarantee your business is a success.Areas of Expertise:
• Marketing specialist
• Marketing communication
• Value chain support
• Public relations
• Management level solution
In an increasingly interconnected world, working across borders offers greater opportunities than ever before. With these opportunities come many cultural challenges that, if not successfully negotiated, can derail even the best market entry plan.
At Platinum Training Consultants K.K. we specialise in helping organisations and individuals to overcome these challenges, both for Japanese working worldwide and for international employees in Japan.
Our practical and innovative courses cover all aspects of cross-cultural business communications ranging from emails, teleconferencing and presentations to assertiveness, negotiation and leadership. Our focus on improving job performance offers clients a genuine and visible return on investment.
We help Japan work with the world, and the world work with Japan.Areas of Expertise:
• Globalisation strategy planning and training implementation
• Executive coaching
• Cross-cultural training for assignees to Japan
• Business skills coaching for Japanese working worldwide
• Cross-cultural training for Japanese staff working in global environments and preparing for overseas assignments
As the world’s leading independent online panel and survey technology provider to the global market research industry, Toluna Japan Ltd. provides online sample and survey technology solutions to the world’s leading market research agencies, media agencies and corporate firms.
In addition, Toluna continually develops innovative world-class technology to enable market research organisations, communication agencies and brands worldwide to create surveys, manage panels and build online communities to gain real time customer insight quickly and cost effectively.
Toluna manages online consumer, B2B and specialty survey panels in 42 nations worldwide, and provides 24/7 project management support from its 17 offices located in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific, including here in Japan.Areas of Expertise:
• Online surveys
• Questionnaire programming services
• Social media and recruitment planning
• Hosted panel management solutions
• Online web communities
• Toluna QuickSurveys