Talk with a stylist Cheryl Leung

Talk with a stylist Cheryl Leung Cheryl Leung is a stylist and image director for stills and motions for Hong Kong and China’s luxury, high street, and apparel markets. Now, she is based in Tokyo and continues her work in innovation and imaging for a tech company. Her first career was at POP magazine in…

Interview Hong Kong

Interview Hong Kong “Building your career is a long way to go. There is no shortcut. There is no manual. What it takes in your career is more than your resume. What it gets in your career is more than your imagination.”   Join us in an interview session with our director, Hiroky Nakaya. It’s…

Change drivers

Change drivers Discovering change drivers in your business is vital.   Those drivers are such as: Comforting regulations Technological advances Consumers’ matureness   Some examples are: Airlines, insurance, banks, electricity, gas AI, Big data   The change drivers can be an event that leads to: change your standard change your assumption change rules of business…

Exchange values on the Internet – NFT

Exchange values on the Internet – NFT The last article mentioned a few links about the NFTs market with brands. We see that it’s becoming possible to now exchange values on the Internet. It means that you could buy, sell, collect, rent, or resell digital goods.   So, what is NFT?  NFT is a digital,…

NFTs market x Brands

NFTs market x Brands It’s a movement in the NFTs market that now garners lots of attention.   You witness the shift from NFTs x ownership rights to NFTs x limited goods x commercial use. Brands see it as a great chance to expand into virtual spaces. So, you’ll have more to buy, collect, rent…

Anti social media

Anti social media In WWD Japan’s newsletter on 6th December 2021, an editor in chief said that Lush, a British cosmetic retailer, ended all social media, including Instagram. When we read, we asked ourselves. Is that true? It sounds odd to us. Then, we felt that he might have jumped to this conclusion quickly or misperceived.…

Mobility

Mobility The food truck is popular in Japan. You might think of it as foods such as crepes, kebab, ramen or takoyaki. Now, it’s more than that. It extends its idea during a pandemic. In this period, you are practising new norms. Retail businesses need to tear down the stereotype. One of their tests is…

New website

New website We are pleased to inform you that we have refreshed our website.    Carola Straatman is a design expert who has done it. She is the creator of our company’s logo. Her skills and practice enabled her to build up a broad range of clients such as Tommy Hilfiger, Ministry of the Interior…

Imagination in business

Imagination in business We cannot keep our minds off this – how important it is to use imagination in business. We imagine that some people see things that others can’t. But some view them. It’s more than a concept or vision.  It’s more about things that you can see in a more lasting span.   You…

The value of branding

The value of branding How do you see branding?  What is a brand? What is branding? They are vague. But we use them often. It might not be easy to tell the difference and explain what they are. We’ve learned that Japanese companies view branding as advertising, brand logos, names, or product images. It seems…