Going cashless in Japan: the advantages and drawbacks

Sep 19 · 9 min read
Source: SF Gate

What are the trends in Japan’s cashless payments sector?

Source: Hikakujoho

Who are the major cashless players in Japan?

Source: Rakuten Today
Source: Japan Today
Source: Tech for Korea
Source: Nikkei Asian Review
Source: TransBiz Taiwan

Setbacks to adopting cashless payment technologies in Japan

So what’s next for Japan?


Written by

Cultural insight agency connecting Europe and Japan. Tokyoesque’s Market Readiness Score measures how to succeed in the world’s third largest market.

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch
Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore
Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade