Tower Records Japan

  1. Japanese Mobile Company NTT DoCoMo Acquires Majority Interest in Tower Records Japan

    June 12, 2012 12:14 PM EDT http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/news/e3i8bd724a7a615a7fe4a477dc1b1d7ac2d. Glenn Peoples Global Digital and Mobile ...

  2. Japan Earthquake Impacts Music Industry; Jack Johnson, National, Iron Maiden Postpone Tours

    March 14, 2011 1:29 PM EDT The disastrous 8.9-magnitude earthquake that occurred Friday in northeastern Japan, as well as the resulting tsunami and nuclear reactor disruption, have profoundly affected every segment of Japanese society, including the music industry. While th ...

  3. Napster Japan To Close

    March 05, 2010 12:00 AM EST Napster Japan, a joint venture between the U.S.-based Napster and Tower Records Japan, will shut on May 31, drawing to a close the first digital music subscription service in Japan. Napster Japan released the information on its Web site, saying th ...

  4. Seven & i Holdings To Acquire 21% Of Tower Records Japan

    March 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Tokyo-based retail giant Seven & i Holdings Co., which operates the 7-11 brand of convenience stores and the Ito-Yokado supermarket chain in Japan, will acquire 21.58% of the retail music store chain Tower Records Japan. Seven & i will ...

  5. Napster Brings OTA Sub Service To Japan

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Napster Japan says it will launch an over-the-air (OTA) music subscription service through a joint venture with Tower Records Japan. The service is being launched in cooperation with NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobile carrier, which is Tower ...

  6. Fushitani Becomes Tower Japan Chairman

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tokyo-based Tower Records Japan has appointed CEO/president Hiroyuki Fushitani to the post of chairman. At the same time, Akihiro Shoji, previously COO, becomes TRJ's new president/CEO. Industry sources say they expect more top-level changes ...

  7. Napster Japan Rolls Out KDDI Services

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Napster Japan has launched master ringtone and full-song download services on No. 2 Japanese telecom KDDI's "Ezweb" mobile Internet interface. The deal with KDDI, which boasts some 20 million subscribers, brings the total number of ...

  8. Napster Japan Presses Button On Mobile Service

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Master ringtones, full-song downloads offered. Napster Japan today (Nov. 6) launched a mobile-based master ringtone and full-song download service in cooperation with Tokyo-based telecom operator NTT DoCoMo. The service, called Napster Tower Reco ...

  9. Napster Japan Presses Button On Mobile Service

    November 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Napster Japan today (Nov. 6) launched a mobile-based master ringtone and full-song download service in cooperation with Tokyo-based telecom operator NTT DoCoMo. Napster Japan today (Nov. 6) launched a mobile-based master ringtone and full-song dow ...

  10. Napster Japan Goes Live

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Napster Japan, the territory's first subscription-based music download service, launched today (Oct. 3). Napster Japan, the territory's first subscription-based music download service, launched today (Oct. 3). Some 1.9 million tracks -- ...

  11. Napster Japan Goes Live

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New service offers 1.8m titles. Napster Japan, the territory's first subscription-based music download service, launched today (Oct. 3). Some 1.9 million tracks -- of which international repertoire comprises 90% -- will be available via the N ...

  12. Napster Japan Readies For Launch

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Compatible digital players unveiled. Napster Japan on Thursday (Sept. 14) introduced a series of "Napster-compatible" portable digital music players in cooperation with several leading electronic hardware makers in the run-up to the subs ...

  13. Napster Japan Readies For Launch

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Napster Japan on Thursday (Sept. 14) introduced a series of "Napster-compatible" portable digital music players in cooperation with several leading electronic hardware makers in the run-up to the subs Napster Japan on Thursday (Sept. 14) ...

  14. Tower Enters Into Japan Mobile Payment Service

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tokyo-based Tower Records Japan and credit-card company Mitsui Sumitomo Card are launching a new mobile phone-based payment service that be used by subscribers to leading telecom NTT DoCoMo's "mobile Tokyo-based Tower Records Japan and c ...

  15. Napster Coming To Japan This Fall

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Napster said Monday (May 29) that it will launch its subscription-based music download service in Japan this fall. An offering of roughly 1.5 million songs will initially be available to download or Napster said Monday (May 29) that it will launch ...

  16. Napster Coming To Japan This Fall

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Napster said Monday (May 29) that it will launch its subscription-based music download service in Japan this fall. An offering of roughly 1.5 million songs will initially be available to download or s Napster said Monday (May 29) that it will laun ...

  17. Japan's DoCoMo, Microsoft Partner

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paves way for launch of mobile-based download service. NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobile phone operator, and Microsoft have forged a collaboration that paves the way for the launch of DoCoMo's own mobile-based music download service. Tw ...

  18. NTT DoCoMo Buys Into Tower Records Japan

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Phone operator invests $108M for 42% stake. NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobile-phone operator, is buying a 42% stake in Tower Records Japan for ¥12.8 billion ($108.2 million), the two companies said today (Nov. 7). The deal, to be carried out ...

  19. NTT DoCoMo Buys Into Tower Records Japan

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobile-phone operator, is buying a 42% stake in Tower Records Japan for ¥12.8 billion ($108.2 million), the two companies said today (Nov. 7). The deal, to be carried NTT DoCoMo, Japan's biggest mobil ...

  20. Tower Inks Deal On Napster Japan

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tower Records Japan's joint venture with Napster has been formally established, the retailer said today (Oct. 25). Tower Japan says it hopes to have Napster Japan in operation by spring 2006. Tower Records Japan's joint venture with Naps ...

  21. Tower Inks Deal On Napster Japan

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tower Records Japan's joint venture with Napster has been formally established, the retailer said today (Oct. 25). Tower Japan says it hopes to have Napster Japan in operation by spring 2006. Tower Records Japan's joint venture with Naps ...

  22. Tower Inks Deal On Napster Japan

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tower Records Japan's joint venture with Napster has been formally established, the retailer said today (Oct. 25). Tower Japan says it hopes to have Napster Japan in operation by spring 2006. Tower Records Japan's joint venture with Naps ...

  23. Japan Welcomes Napster Store

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Napster and Tower Records Japan, one of the country's leading music retailers, have formed a joint venture to launch Napster Japan in the territory within the next 12 months. Napster and Tower Records Japan, one of the country's leading ...

  24. Tower Japan Restructures

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Retailer forms two operating units. Tower Records Japan has made a series of organizational and personnel changes aimed at increasing efficiency and boosting sales at its 69 stores nationwide. On March 1, Tokyo-based Tower will launch two new &quo ...

  25. Tower Japan Restructures

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Retailer forms two operating units. Tower Records Japan has made a series of organizational and personnel changes aimed at increasing efficiency and boosting sales at its 69 stores nationwide. On March 1, Tokyo-based Tower will launch two new &quo ...