Encouraging News From Allport Editions

Hokusei North America works with a number of suppliers and partners in the Portland area, all of which have no doubt been adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. This has forced our partners to adapt in many ways, including limiting operations and making staff changes.  That said, one of our trading partners, Allport Editions, is doing an excellent job of [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:08:34-07:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: Others|Tags: |0 Comments

More Hokusei Product (Japan) visits to Oregon

  As a sign of its commitment to the Oregon-Japan trade market, Hokusei Products in Japan sent staff to Oregon to meet with the local Hokusei North America team. During the week of April 22, Hokusei Products' staff will travel to Portland, the Willamette Valley, and Central Oregon to visit a number of partner organizations, including the Portland Japanese Garden, Oregon [...]

By |2020-07-29T01:44:38-07:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Others|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Holiday Season Starts in Portland with Christmas Tree Lighting

The day after Thanksgiving, November 23, marked the 34th annual Christmas Tree lighting in Portland's Pioneer Square.  The 75 foot tall tree was grown in Oregon, and was decorated with 14,000 lights.  To heighten the mood of the festivity, Portland's famed Pink Martini musical group lead tree lighting event attendees in a holiday sing-along. The Christmas Tree lighting kicks off [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:16:41-07:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Others|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Allport Editions at ISOT 2018

Portland-based Allport Editions, a Hokusei partner company publishing high-quality greeting cards, recently attended the International Stationery & Office Products Fair Tokyo (ISOT).    ISOT is Japan's largest stationery & office products trade fair, offering the opportunity for Japanese retailers and wholesalers to source new products. Allport Editions owner Mackenzie Jeans attended this year's ISOT, and presented Japanese buyers with a wide [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:08:48-07:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Others|Tags: |0 Comments

Hokusei Japan team visits Oregon

Hokusei Products President Shotaro Tomita and his staff from Japan visited Oregon in late-May and early-June, to cement existing trading relationships and explore new import/export opportunities. During the May 29 - June 1 timeframe, President Tomita visited Portland firms & organizations that Hokusei has worked with in the past, including the Portland Japanese Garden, Allport Editions, and Portland Gear. In [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:19:19-07:00June 7th, 2018|Categories: Others|Tags: , |0 Comments

Allport Editions at ISOT 2017

Allport Editions, a Hokusei North America partner and leading publisher of greeting cards, participated in this year's International Stationary and Office Products Fair Tokyo (ISOT).  The Allport booth was very busy this year, with interest from numerous Japanese companies. Hokusei North America and its parent company Hokusei Products worked together to support Allport's ISOT attendance, including selection of products to [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:08:49-07:00July 4th, 2017|Categories: Others|Tags: |0 Comments

Countdown to ISOT 2017

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 [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:08:54-07:00July 4th, 2017|Categories: Others|Tags: |0 Comments

Hanshin highlights

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 .    

By |2020-05-29T00:08:55-07:00May 12th, 2017|Categories: Others|Tags: |0 Comments

Hokusei Partners to be Joined by Other Portland Companies at “Pop Up Portland” Event

As previously reported on Hokusei North America's News page, products from our partners at Allport Editions, Cycle Dog, and Portland Gear will be available at Hanshin Department Store's "Portland Fair" to be held in Osaka from April 26 ~ May 2, 2017. And, our partners' products will be joined by items from other great Portland companies.  Participating in the "Pop [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:08:56-07:00April 19th, 2017|Categories: Others|Tags: |0 Comments

Allport Editions Products to be Featured at Hanshin’s “Portland Fair”

Hokusei North America is pleased to announce that Allport Editions card products will be featured at Hanshin Department Store's "Portland Fair", from April 26 - May 2, 2017. Hokusei started importing Portland-based Allport's cards in 2016.  Allport Editions was established over 30 years ago, and has evolved into a leading publisher that sells artful and intelligent social expression products.  Allport [...]

By |2020-05-29T00:08:50-07:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Others|Tags: |0 Comments
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