The Hokusei North America team wishes you a Happy New Year! May your 2018 be filled with good fortune and success. We've set some ambitious goals for ourselves for the coming 12 months. As you can see we've painted in one eye of our Daruma doll to mark the commitment. Here's to the fun and hard work it will take [...]
Earlier this month, our colleagues in the Toyama office had the honor of attending the Friends of Oregon Reception in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo was the first stop in Governor Kate Brown's week long trade mission to Asia to promote Oregon products and tourism. The Japan based Hokusei Products team and Portland based Hokusei North America team are excited to be [...]
Earlier this month, the Hokusei team was on hand at the 84th Tokyo International Gift Show to assist an American buyer in connecting with Japanese suppliers. With offices in Japan and the US, we can facilitate seamless import and export of product between the two markets and provide in person support as the need arises. Here are some action photos [...]
The start of the International Stationary & Office Products Fair Tokyo (ISOT) is less than 12 hours away. This is one of the largest events of its kind in the world. We are excited that Portland based Allport Editions is participating for their second year in a row. Hokusei Products Japan is with the Allport Editions team providing language and [...]
It was great to see so many Oregon companies featured in Hanshin Department Store's Portland Fair. Our friend Tommy Sho snapped these pictures during the multi-day event. Hokusei North America says "Job well done!" to our friends at Portland Gear, Cycle Dog, Ex Libris Anonymous and Allport Editions whose products are featured in these pictures .
Portland Fair 2017 is in full swing at the Hanshin Department Store in Osaka Japan. You can see lots of fun, candid photos by searching these Japanese hashtags on Instagram: #ポートランドフェア https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/ポートランドフェア/?hl=en and #阪神百貨店 https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/阪神百貨店/?hl=en The Hokusei North America team and Hokusei Products Japan team were proud to have a hand in this event's success. Thank you Hanshin! Thank you [...]
This Friday March 3rd is Hinamatsuri (Doll's Day) in Japan. It is also known as Girl's Day. During this holiday, some households display a large doll set depicting the Emperor, Empress and imperial court of the Heian, a classical period of Japanese history which lasted from the years 794 - 1185. It's a very colorful and vibrant way to make history [...]