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Wizards of Ecom

Mar 29, 2021

In this episode, I’m very honoured to have a special guest from the other side of earth, Japan. Nick Katz who’s been living in Japan for more than 25 years will give us a glimpse of what it’s like to live and grow a business in Japan. It was a fun and informative talk with Nick as he talks about simple life in Japan, his long term business, his previous jobs and of course some insights of what kind of product clicks in japan.

Nick also shares the social media platforms mostly used in business in japan. He also gave pretty straight forward warning/advice to those who plan to start a product in Japan and that is , Research and know the market. Tune in and be surprised with Nick’s recommended tool for product research. 


In This Episode:

[00:34] Introducing Nick Katz

[01:20] Nick talked about how he came to Japan and stayed there for 25 years now.

[03:40] Nick informs us of Japanese language.

[06:01] What sort of Ecom business Nick started in Japan?

[11:30] Nick talked about Ecom business 20 years ago.

[15:58] When Nick started Amazon.

[19:40]  A product Nick plans to produce in future.

[22:40] Best tool for product research in Japan.

[23:10] Jungle Scout and Google are recommended tools by Nick.

[28:08]  Nick talks about how you’ll know a product will work in Japanese market.

[30:00] The happening social media in japan.

[34:10] Nick’s advice to those who plan to start Ecom at Japanese market.

[36:35]  How is Tax in Japan like?


Book References:

Moonwalking with Einstein By: Joshua Foer

Documentary: Brainman

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