The Monthly Report

Keep up with the latest news and analysis from Japan's Retail & Consumer Markets

A complete, monthly update

JapanConsuming is a monthly report that offers subscribers an easy, fast way to keep up with retail and consumer trends, deals, marketing ideas, competitor strategies, and all the latest store and consumer data – in a clear, concise format.

John T.

Japan Marketing Director

JapanConsuming is the most informative publication available on retailing and consumer issues in Japan, written in a language and style that makes it immediately relevant and useful.

Yvonne R.

European Export Agency

I would strongly recommend it to anyone who wants to keep informed about the dynamic changes taking place in Japan and to benefit from the sharp analysis of JapanConsuming’s editorial team

Bertrand Y.

CEO, Food Brand

JapanConsuming has insightful perspective on the changes coming to the retail and consumer sector in Japan. JapanConsuming balances reporting the news with valuable editorial comment. It’s key input for me.

Mario E.

MD, Luxury Brand

Extremely useful and relevant for any overseas consumer business operating (or planning to) in the Japanese market.

JapanConsuming is read by companies ranging from luxury goods firms like LVMH, sports companies such as Adidas, cosmetics brands like L'Oreal, food businesses including Danone and fashion retailers across all price points from Giorgio Armani to Zara and H&M.

The monthly report is for those operating in Japan, those planning to, and anyone that wants to know about one of the largest consumer markets in the world.

Each month, we cover most consumer sectors as well as retail trends, strategy, winners & losers, consumer sentiment, company performance and future trends. JapanConsuming is above all, about relevant, concise and usable, information.

There are sample pages below but to get a sample of JapanConsuming either email us or sign up for the monthly news highlights at the bottom of this page.

JapanConsuming is an annual subscription but you can cancel at anytime and receive a refund on the remaining subscription.





JapanConsuming is valued for providing concise, relevant and authoritative coverage of retail and marketing news on Japanese consumer markets. We also focus on the activities of non-Japanese companies in Japan: news on expansion, failures, license deals, marketing and e-commerce. The following is a list of our key topic areas:

  • Apparel
  • Jewellery
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Cosmetics
  • Consumer electronics
  • Food
  • Gift Markets
  • Personal communications markets
  • E-commerce
  • Legal (Retail & Consumer)
  • Import Regulations
  • Retail developments
  • Licensing & Franchises
  • Market Data
  • Consumer spending trend tracking
  • Consumer survey reports and commentary
  • Retail Data: Department Stores, GMS, CVS, Fashion Buildings, etc.
You can see the full archive of JapanConsuming content going back to 2000 here.