Japanese methods of payment

Marketing in Japan

The Best Methods of Payment for Your Japanese E-Commerce Site

Japan is a cash-is-king society, with under 20 percent of contactless transactions (credit cards, rail passes, smartphone apps, etc.). Even when purchasing on e-commerce sites, cash payments remain frequent. While in the West, you don’t always have the choice but to pay by card, many Japanese websites offer several options. If you want to enter the Japanese market, you must understand that and meet customers’ expectations. Companies who don’t make this effort have a higher rate of shopping cart abandonment and lose many customers every day.  Online Shopping in Japan Statistics In Japan, the largest online market is fashion, but others such as the travel, electronic devices, food and beauty markets…