News tagged with japanese exporters

Cheap yen a boon and a risk for Japan companies

(AP)—As the yen weakens, famous Japanese exporters from Toyota to Nintendo are getting a boost but the favorable exchange rate also carries risks by insulating some companies from pressure to overhaul their ...

Feb 12, 2013
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Nintendo chief rules out price cuts for Wii U

Nintendo's president Thursday ruled out price cuts for its new Wii U home console as a way to boost sales, vowing to become profitable again in its core businesses as smartphones and tablets increasingly ...

Jan 31, 2013
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Sony reports record annual loss

(AP) -- Sony Corp. racked up a record annual loss of 457 billion yen ($5.7 billion) in its fourth straight year of red ink as the once-glorious maker of the Walkman and PlayStation struggles toward a turnaround ...

May 10, 2012
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Nintendo's loss swells to $925 mn for first half

Nintendo said Thursday its net loss swelled to 70.3 billion yen ($925 million) for the six months to September as it forecast a full-year loss, citing the strong yen and a lack of hit game titles.

Oct 27, 2011
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