Japan, the number 3 market of the world
Japan is the third largest economy in the world. The value of imported goods is very high: import of goods and services is around 19% of the Japanese total GDP.
Japan is seen as a premium market for products and services. However, the Japanese market can be highly regulated, and you will need specific knowledge for any international business to succeed. Currently several restrictions are being lifted to facilitate freer trade resulting in emerging business opportunities.
How to find good dealers or franchisees in Japan?
First of all you need to have a good business concept, that is clear, appealing and above all: proven. But then you have to translate it to the local situation, because spending power and buying habits in this country may be different. We can help you with a first Market Quick Scan and help you translate your concept to the local situation. Then you can start searching for the right dealer or franchisee to roll it out.
We have a clear and structured approach to find the best partner
We first want to the characteristics of the dealer or franchisee that you are looking for. Based on your information, we make a long-list of 15-20 potential partners that fit your description. After your approval we find the right decision maker, approach him or her personally and share your business profile with them. This mostly leads to 3-5 companies who are suitable as your partner and interested in working with you. Once we have found these companies, we plan your meetings and accompany you during the first visits.