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transcosmos Opens Cross-border E-Commerce Website, “SPACE 879”

Supporting Western brands’ E-Commerce expansion into Asia by offering their products to customers in Japan

March 31, 2015

transcosmos inc.

On March 31, 2015 transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) released SPACE 879, a cross-border E-Commerce website that offers Western products to consumers in Japan. As part of transcosmos’s Global E-Commerce One Stop Services initiatives, transcosmos will aid global companies’ advancement into Asia by offering their products to consumers in Japan.

“SPACE 879” website

※As of March 31, 2015
Additional products will continuously be added to the lineup

“SPACE 879” logo

About “SPACE 879”

1. Purchase overseas products from the comfort of their own homes.
Western brand products that are sold domestically, and seasonal items that are rare in Japan, will easily be available to Japanese consumers through this website.

2. No fuss shopping experience. Website is in Japanese, Payment is in Japanese currency, run by Japanese staff.
A hassle free shopping experience is provided as all products are genuine authentic products. In addition, product inspection, shipping, customer support are all conducted by Japanese staff under their high standards. The entire website is in Japanese, and all prices shown are inclusive of all related fees of customs, taxes, and shipping fee, removing the complications of international shipping.

Behind the name

SPACE 879 was developed by transcosmos’s US subsidiary, transcosmos America inc. Like many successful companies that started in a garage, SPACE 879 took its name from transcosmos America’s office address in their philosophy of appreciating its roots and to always remember where its business began.

Cross-border E-Commerce market is continuously growing globally, and is estimated to grow to $307 billion in the year 2018 (source: US PayPal “Modern Spice Route”). Especially in the Western countries, renowned brands are expanding their E-Commerce cross-border sales route internationally as well as government and industrial associations are following this trend.

transcosmos provides Global E-Commerce One Stop Services to its corporate clients’ to aid in delivering their attractive products to consumers in 39 countries worldwide. SPACE 879 will not limit its target to Japan, but are working diligently to expand to China, Korea and ASEAN E-Commerce websites. transcosmos will continue to propel its business expansion efforts in the cross-border E-Commerce market that is ever-growing rapidly.

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* transcosmos is a registered trade name or trademark of transcosmos inc. in Japan and other countries.
* Other company names and product or service names mentioned are registered trade names or trademarks of various other companies.

About transcosmos inc.

transcosmos launched operations in 1966. Since then we have combined superior “human resources” with up-to-date “technological” capabilities to enhance the competitive strength of our clients by providing them with superior and valuable services. transcosmos currently offers Cost Reduction Services (Contact Center, HR/Financial/Sales Back Office, Order Management/SCM, System Development/Management etc.) and Sales Expansion Services (Big Data Analysis, Internet Advertising, Website Construction/Management, Smartphone/SNS Utilization, Telemarketing etc.). transcosmos continues to pursue operational excellence by providing these services through our 133 locations in 18 countries with a focus in Asia. Furthermore, following the expansion of E-Commerce market on the global scale, transcosmos provides a comprehensive, one-stop global E-Commerce service to deliver our clients’ excellent products and services to consumers in 39 countries. transcosmos aims to be the “Global BPO Partner” of our clients to provide them with high quality BPO services on a global scale

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transcosmos inc. Public Relations & Advertising Department
Mail: pressroom@trans-cosmos.co.jp

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