The Distribution Economics Institute of Japan


Our Services

1. In-store marketing research

Working projects designed by specialists in our Demand Chain Development Organization (DCD) utilize the POS data to perform research, surveys and analysis.

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2. Workshops

  • Major retail channels workshop
  • Drugstore channels workshop
  • Wholesale strategy workshop
  • Trading systems and pricing workshop
  • Logistics and supply chain management workshop

3. Research and consulting

We are here to help both the public and private sectors with research and consulting services that provide solutions to big problems or just a little advice when that's all that's needed. Our expert international research services include independent surveys as well as comparative studies that encompass the globe.

4. Professional Development

Our educational seminars are ideal for those who would like to learn more about distribution, marketing and other topics. We also provide outstanding corporate training programs.

Some of last year's seminars included:

  • Conference on Distribution and Marketing in 2008
  • Conference on How Japan Views Private Labels
  • Educational Seminar on customer marketing for manufacturers

5. Publications

  • Journal of Distribution & Marketing (Japanese Only)
    Bimonthly journal on distribution and marketing strategies and trends
  • Statistical Abstract of Japanese Distribution
    Annual abstract of data and statistics on the Japanese distribution industry and market trends