Home News Opens a North American Office: Japanese PR Firm Shapewin

Opens a North American Office: Japanese PR Firm Shapewin

Opens a North American Office: Japanese PR Firm Shapewin

ShapeWin is opening a North American branch of its public relations firm in the Greater Vancouver Area.

“As a PR agency that works with companies around the world, Burnaby is an ideal place for ShapeWin,” founder and CEO, Yusuke Kamimura said. “As it is situated along the West Coast and is close to the American border, establishing our North American office in the Greater Vancouver Area will help coordinate between our Japanese office and our clients in both Canada and the United States.”

The branch opening comes as the Japanese yen has weakened and international businesses begin reorienting towards the Japanese market. Japan has the third-largest consumer market in the world and international companies are eager to capitalize on the weakened yen, which hit a 24-year low in early September. Additionally, policy changes in Hong Kong have caused several foreign companies to consider moving their head offices in East Asia to Japan. Fortune has touted Tokyo as the second-most likely city to become the financial hub of East Asia and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has recently opened a business consultation office in Hong Kong to help foreign companies make the transition.

“It is likely that Japan will become a new financial hub for foreign companies as an alternative to Hong Kong,” Kamimura continued. “This gives ShapeWin a tremendous opportunity to help companies develop a winning PR strategy in Japan and North America.”

Canon India Appoints Manabu Yamazaki As New President & CEO

Canon India Pvt. Ltd., the global leader in imaging technologies, announced the appointment of Manabu Yamazaki as the new President & CEO.

Long COVID: Why This Should Matter to HR

“Long COVID” is a term used to describe the long-lasting impact that COVID-19 can have on a person, many months after they first contract it.

Third of Employers Say Remote Working Has Boosted Productivity

According to new research by the CIPD, employers have largely seen a benefit in productivity due to the shift to remote working.

US Economy Grew Robustly in First Quarter

GDP grew at a 6.4% annual rate in the quarter, leaving the economy within 1% of its peak.

Asia-Pacific Markets Broadly Lower As Investors Turn Cautious

Asia-Pacific markets struggled for gains Friday as investors turned cautious, despite a positive finish stateside in the previous session.

Latest posts