Business in Tokyo

For the uninitiated, running a business in Tokyo can be expensive. Here are a few of our ‘hacks’ – many discovered from first doing things the expensive way and then discovering the cheapo way.

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  • November 20, 2014
    a rare sight in tokyo

    Free Wi-Fi Cafes in Tokyo

    Free Wi-Fi in Tokyo is notoriously hard to find. Most first time visitors to the city are shocked at how scarce it is. After all, Tokyo is one of the world’s most modern cities, right? If you’re just looking to […]

  • August 4, 2014
    Sophie Suits

    Sophie's: Cheap Recruit Suits for Ladies

    A “recruit suit” in Japan refers to the outfit everyone wears for a job interview (and sometimes for the job too). A far cry from Harajuku style, the recruit suit says professionalism and conformity instead of fashion or expression. The […]

  • July 3, 2014

    Cheap Virtual Receptionists on Your iPad

    This article comes to you from our partners in cheap over at Japan Trends. Omotenashi, or hospitality, is the buzzword of the moment. It all started with Tokyo’s presentation to bag the Olympics in 2020 and now it’s everywhere. The […]

  • June 23, 2014
    Shibuya, Tokyo, 2006

    7 Ways to Improve Your Japanese Skills

    Support Richard and order his great book 80/20 Japanese here. If you’re in Japan or enjoy travelling there, you have no doubt at least dabbled in learning the language. And so you should!  It’s a great language, and by learning […]