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    August 25, 2014

    Second Chance for Ex-president of Sharp

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    Nidec Corp. chairman surprises everyone with the appointment of former Sharp president as vice chairman. The hire is less about preparing for team management after the founder's retirement than about placing the company in a frontrunner position for new IoT-inspired markets a decade down the road−self-driving cars and humanoid robots.・・・

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    August 11, 2014

    Pigeon Corporation Seeking to Grow Despite Japan's Baby Bust

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    Overseas sales of Pigeon Corp., a major manufacturer of baby products, are expected to exceed its domestic sales during this fiscal year. With birth rates declining in Japan, Pigeon has gained a foothold in China and is now entering India, another major market. For global success, the company must continue honing its product development skills in the shrinking domestic market as well.・・・

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    August 4, 2014

    Hitachi Takes a Flyer on U.K.-Style Globalization

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    About four months have passed since Hitachi Ltd. moved the world headquarters of its railways business to England. Together with that physical move, the company also made changes in its personnel, organization and business model aimed at competing in the world market. If the move is successful, it could form a model for globalization of the entire Hitachi Group.・・・

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