Japan

Market research on consumer products, commercial industries, demographics trends and consumer lifestyles in Japan. Includes comprehensive data and analysis, tables and charts, with five-year forecasts.

Industrial

Recycling of Metal Waste in Japan: ISIC 371

Oct 2021

USD 150
Strategy Briefing

Global Overview of the Energy Industry

Oct 2021

The energy industry experienced difficult market conditions in 2020, given falling crude oil prices and lockdown-induced disruptions in refined petroleum consumption. The year also saw an increased focus on developing the industry’s sustainability…

USD 1,325
Country Report

Wearable Electronics in Japan

Oct 2021

Smart wearables, namely smart watches, continues to consolidate its dominate position within Japanese wearable electronics as a health tracking device. In the initial stages of smart watches, it was perceived to be a device for tech-savvy…

USD 990
Country Report

Portable Players in Japan

Oct 2021

With the enhancement of Bluetooth technology and the gradually expanding AI voice assistant models offered by the likes of Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant in consumers’ homes, wireless speakers has continued to experience demand over the review…

USD 990
Country Report

Mobile Phones in Japan

Oct 2021

2021 has become a memorable year for mobile phones in Japan. The three largest telecom players in Japan, Docomo (operated by NTT Docomo), au (operated by KDDI) and SoftBank (operated by SoftBank), all launched second brands. KDDI already had a second…

USD 990
Country Report

In-Car Entertainment in Japan

Oct 2021

After experiencing a double-digit drop in retail volume sales in 2020 as the pandemic and subsequent rising price sensitivity significantly reduced investments in terms of purchasing vehicles, 2021 is expected to register a partial recovery in terms…

USD 990
Country Report

Imaging Devices in Japan

Oct 2021

The emergence of the pandemic particularly impacted demand for imaging devices in Japan in 2020, although the category was already on a declining trajectory over the review period, due to the high prevalence of alternative devices such as smartphones…

USD 990
Country Report

Home Video in Japan

Oct 2021

The Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games were due to be held in Tokyo in 2020, but they were postponed until 2021 as a result of the pandemic. Some manufacturers and retailers were concerned that the postponement would damage sales of televisions, but…

USD 990
Country Report

Home Audio and Cinema in Japan

Oct 2021

It is understandable that demand for a number of home audio and cinema products is declining in Japan when the population is decreasing. However, another negative factor in declining demand is the prevalent use of smartphones. The iPhone, which has…

USD 990
Country Report

Headphones in Japan

Oct 2021

Consumers using TWS earbuds in Japan before the entry of Apple’s AirPods in December 2016 are deemed to be early adopters. Other producers quickly followed as a result of the category’s dynamic growth following Apple’s arrival. Nevertheless, at this…

USD 990
Country Report

Consumer Electronics in Japan

Oct 2021

Following a strong upturn in demand for a number of consumer electronics in 2020 due to the home seclusion trend as a result of the pandemic, including computers for remote working and studying, and televisions and e-readers for home entertainment,…

USD 2,640
Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in Japan

Oct 2021

Demand for computers was expected to drop in 2020 prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 following a spike in demand for replacements, for both business and retail, driven by the end of extended support of Windows 7 in the January. However, 2020 was a…

USD 990
Country Report

Wound Care in Japan

Sep 2021

Continued home seclusion and less going out are contributing to only slow recovery for wound care in 2021, as there are fewer opportunities for injuries. Meanwhile, in Japan there is a unique tradition whereby job hunters have a “uniform” of black…

USD 990
Country Report

Weight Management and Wellbeing in Japan

Sep 2021

The overall positive trend in weight management and wellbeing is because consumers are becoming more health-conscious due to the continued spread of COVID-19, as well as due to the continuing trend for muscle training, and the ever-present desire for…

USD 990
Country Report

Vitamins in Japan

Sep 2021

In 2021, the impact of COVID-19 has continued, and the number of infections has increased again along with the emergence of new variants, so improving immunity continues to be a focus of consumer attention. Therefore, vitamin C and vitamin D, which…

USD 990
Country Report

Sports Nutrition in Japan

Sep 2021

In 2021, overall sports nutrition is set to see slower growth than in recent years, due to consumers avoiding going to gyms, and the fact that people have been exercising less intensively. In addition, the continuing effects of COVID-19 and the…

USD 990
Country Report

Sleep Aids in Japan

Sep 2021

Due to stress/anxiety from the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, in 2021 sleep aids is set to show continued growth from previous year, as more people have been having trouble sleeping. With disrupted lives and sleep due to pandemic restrictions there has…

USD 990
Country Report

Paediatric Consumer Health in Japan

Sep 2021

In 2021, paediatric dermatologicals, as overall dermatologicals, is set to see solid growth due to an increase in rough and chapped hands caused by hand washing and use of alcohol disinfectants due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic. On the other…

USD 990
Country Report

NRT Smoking Cessation Aids in Japan

Sep 2021

As observed in last year's report, since a law (Health Promotion Law) banning indoor smoking in principle took full effect across the nation from April 2020, stricter rules have pushed smokers to quit smoking. Now in most restaurants in Tokyo and…

USD 990
Country Report

Herbal/Traditional Products in Japan

Sep 2021

Herbal/traditional products such as Aojiru, which has long been popular amongst inbound tourists, were expected to struggle with the prolonged outbreak of COVID-19 and the low number of foreign visitors to Japan. However, domestic demand for Aojiru…

USD 990
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