Terapeak sign deal to offer Yahoo! JAPAN research

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Terapeak are known for eBay and PayPal research and have licenced data direct from eBay for many years. This enables them to give unparalleled insights to sellers through their research tools.

Today Terapeak announced the first-ever data licencing agreement with the largest ecommerce marketplace and search engine in Japan – Yahoo! Japan.

This agreement will enable Terapeak to include analysis of historical
transaction and auction data from the Yahoo! Japan auction site to a far wider set of merchants. In March 2011 alone, an average of 21.74 million items was listed for sale on Yahoo! Auctions and Yahoo! JAPAN boasted 238.33 million unique browsers, demonstrating Yahoo! Japan’s clout as one of the most trafficked Internet destinations in Japan.

“Both Yahoo! JAPAN and Terapeak are dedicated to providing a quality user experience and we believe that this alliance will result in a winning integration of market data, leading to opportunities for our merchants
Koichi Imamura, Senior Vice President for Ecommerce Planning Division of Yahoo! Japan

It’s often been said that the first thing a successful eBay seller should do is to diversify onto other marketplaces, their own website, paid search and comparison shopping engines. Having all your eggs in one basket is never a good thing. It looks like Terapeak have heard that advice and will now be supplying research tools for a huge market place unconnected with eBay.

We wish all our friends at Terapeak well in their new venture and if you are a merchant on Yahoo! Japan (based on my own experience of Terapeak for eBay), I’d recommend that you sign up for Terapeak at the first possible opportunity.

7 Responses

  1. Pretty useless unless you can read and write Japanese and also have a Japanese bank account.

  2. That’s true – it’s not open to anyone who doesn’t live in Japan.

    You can only buy through it using something like noppin.com

  3. SHINKANSEN (BULLET TRAINS)

    The super fast trains in Japan are called the Shinkansen. Shinkansen literally means “new trunk line.” The term “bullet train,” which is widely used in the West, is derived from the rounded front of the original Shinkansen. Shinakensen trains go as fast as 170 miles per hour.

    In 1999, many old bullet trains were phased out to make room for the new 700 series Nozomi trains which travel 285kmp compared to 210kph for the old bullet trains. The Shinkansen is famous for reliability, safety and punctuality. The average delay is usually around 10 seconds. In 2004 when the average delay increased to 42 seconds as a result of typhoons, earthquakes and some other problems it was considered a disgrace.

    Shinkansen lines extend for 2,397 kilometers and carry over 250 million passengers a year. The bullet trains travel on a 25,000 volt electric line on tracks welded smoothly together to eliminate the clackety noise caused by conventional railway joints. The trains have a computerized system that automatically slows the train if an earthquake is sensed. In over 40 years of service there has never been a fatality.

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