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Kyodo Industry Brief (Aug. 29)

August 28, 2014


Sharp to end capital tie-up with Pioneer

OSAKA - Struggling electronics maker Sharp Corp. said Thursday it will terminate its capital tie-up with Pioneer Corp. by selling its stake in Pioneer to help improve its earnings for the year to next March.


Amazon to rate publishers in Japan over e-book sales

TOKYO - Leading online bookstore Inc. has introduced a system in which it rates e-book publishers in Japan, industry sources said Thursday.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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