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Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00

Jarman International: Striving to Help Businesses Grow in Japan

Written by Rob Goss
Although only established in 2012, new SCCJ member Jarman International KK has connections in Japan…
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:00

Okadaya Shikki: Linking the future of lacquerware to its past

Written by Abi Nohno and Tyler Rothmar (Next Inc.)
As third-generation head of his family business, Yoshisuke Okada wants to bring Japanese lacquerware to…
Monday, 06 October 2014 00:00

New Member Profile: Queserser

Written by Abi Nohno and Tyler Rothmar (Next Inc.)
Queserser Co. Ltd., which joined the SCCJ in June 2014, is a design and planning…
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 00:00

Sake According To A Swedish Samurai

Written by Bianca Brandon-Cox
Sake tasting at the Akebono Unlimited studio at Warfvinges väg in Stockholm. Åke Nordgren tries…
Swedish Business School, a new initiative co-organized by SCCJ and the Embassy of Sweden through…
Friday, 29 August 2014 00:00

Artist Profile: Eva Vargö

Written by Tyler Rothmar (Next Inc.)
Eva Vargö, an itinerant artist married to the Ambassador of Sweden to Japan, imbues old…
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 00:00

Japanese culture and cuisine in the Stockholm Archipelago

Written by Bianca Brandon-Cox
This is the second in a series of three articles that trace the growing influence…
Astrid Lindgren is by far the most translated Swedish author in Japan. Image source: Wikipedia,…
Friday, 04 July 2014 00:00

Swedish Top Chef Powered by Japanese Inspiration

Written by Bianca Brandon-Cox
"Fika" meets Japan. Version of a Nordic bento box with variations on traditional Swedish biscuits.…
Wednesday, 18 June 2014 12:00

Making Japan a little more Swedish

Written by Hans Karlsson
A Yokohama dentist promotes his business with the image of cleanliness - Swedish style.  All…
Monday, 09 June 2014 00:00

Cargo-Handling Solutions that Showcase Nordic Innovation

Written by Toshinori Otsuka
A globalized world needs more than reliable A-to-B transport by air, sea and land—it also…
Monday, 02 June 2014 00:00

Sweden Day Goes Weekly for 2014

Written by William Ross
Interest in Sweden and Swedish culture has remained strong in Japan in recent years. Nothing…
Friday, 23 May 2014 00:00

Marketing products that embody the Sweden brand in Japan

Written by Toshinori Otsuka
Knowing how consumers think and act in the present is of course crucial to any…
Offsprings of the Scandinavian “Third Way” of life has entered public consciousness, and stores, in…
Thursday, 24 April 2014 00:00

Rapid growth for the Swedish videogaming industry

Written by Said Karlsson
The Swedish gaming industry has been growing steadily since the early 2000’s. Today, the country…
Friday, 11 April 2014 00:00

Clean innovation

Written by Toshinori Otsuka
Getinge Japan, part of global medical technology and healthcare equipment provider Getinge Group, sees a…
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 00:00

From suburb to stardom

Written by Said Karlsson
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's love for football took him from a life of violence and shoplifting in…
Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:35

Bringing world-leading IVF treatments to Japan

Written by Rob Goss
New SCCJ Member Vitrolife, a Swedish medical device company with product sales in approximately 100…
Thursday, 27 February 2014 12:01

The Shinkansen Miracle—would it work in Sweden?

Written by Hans Karlsson
Think “Japan”: what images pop up in your mind? Mount Fuji? Geisha? The Seven Samurai?…
Monday, 10 February 2014 00:00

Swedish Lapland sees a growing number of Japanese tourists

Written by Said Karlsson
Recent years have seen a growing flow of tourists from Japan to Sweden. Particularly in…
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