Farmers Sell Vegetables At Drive-through Market

Farmers sell vegetables at drive-through market

Farmers in Yamanashi Prefecture, west of Tokyo, have sold vegetables at a drive-through market as many stores remain closed due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Fourteen farmers gathered at a parking lot of the municipal office building in Chuo City on Sunday. Shoppers were waiting for the makeshift market to open at 10 a.m. They bought tomatoes, turnips and other vegetables.

Nissan Plans To Downsize, Sell 1 Million Fewer Cars, Sources Say

Nissan plans to downsize, sell 1 million fewer cars, sources say

TOKYO/BEIJING — Nissan Motor Co's management has become convinced the struggling automaker needs to be much smaller, and a restructuring plan due out next month would likely assume a cut of 1 million cars to its annual sales target, senior company sources said.

Even before the spread of the coronavirus, Nissan's sales and profits had been slumping and it was burning through cash, forcing it to row back on an aggressive expansion plan pursued by ousted leader Carlos Ghosn. The pandemic has only piled on urgency and pressure to renewed efforts to downsize.

Softbank Group To Sell 4.5 Tril. Yen In Assets

SoftBank Group to sell 4.5 tril. yen in assets

SoftBank Group is selling assets worth up to 4.5 trillion yen, or about 41 billion dollars. The Japanese IT giant will use the money to buy back its shares and reduce debt over the next 12 months.

Chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son says the move will strengthen the firm's balance sheet while significantly reducing debt. The coronavirus pandemic caused the group's share price to fall by half in the past month.

Someone Used Sony's Playstation Network To Sell Drugs

Someone Used Sony's PlayStation Network To Sell Drugs

Thanks to online communities and online store fronts that anyone can create without much oversight, it seems that some of these services are being abused. In a report from Motherboard, it appears that Sony’s PlayStation Network was recently abused, where it was discovered that someone had used the online gaming service to sell drugs.

The report cites an FBI warrant that was applied for back in October, where it compelled Sony to hand over information on a PS4 user who was apparently part of a cocaine distribution network. The warrant asked for information such as what games the alleged drug dealer played and even his progress in them.

Fujifilm Decides To Sell Monochrome Film Again Because Of Millennials

Fujifilm Decides To Sell Monochrome Film Again Because Of Millennials

There’s a lot that you may want to blame millennials for and now you can add the return of monochrome film to that list. Fujifilm today announced that it’s going to bring back its black-and-white film due to demand from “millennials and GenZs.” The company had actually stopped production of its monochrome film over a year ago.

Fujifilm says that its new Neopan 100 Acros II film is being developed based on feedback from the aforementioned demographic and that they’re the new “film enthusiasts,” so it’s catering to them by relaunching a monochrome film.

Acura Slaps $20,000 Discount On 2019 Nsx In An Effort To Sell More Supercars

Acura slaps $20,000 discount on 2019 NSX in an effort to sell more supercars

The new Acura NSX has struggled to move off dealer lots as of late, and Acura isn't being coy about adding incentives to its supercar. Motor Trend spotted an under-the-radar $20,000 discount, which is a substantial price slash on a car that starts at $159,300.

This incentive isn't actually listed or advertised anywhere on Acura's website, but Motor Trend's Intellichoice affiliate (ownership cost and value analysis site) managed to uncover the discount. If you bought a completely base NSX, the price could be as low as $139,300 now. That's before you do any other negotiations with your dealer to lower the price further.

Sony Will No Longer Allow Retailers To Sell Ps4 Digital Game Codes

Sony Will No Longer Allow Retailers To Sell PS4 Digital Game Codes

This was ideal for customers who would prefer not to hand over payment information like credit card details to companies such as Sony. Unfortunately, that will no longer be an option. Speaking to The Verge, Sony has confirmed that starting 1st of April, retailers will no longer be able to sell digital game codes for the PS4.

A company spokesperson was quoted as saying, “We can confirm that as of April 1, 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment will no longer offer full games through SIE’s Global Digital at Retail program. This decision was made in order to continue to align key businesses globally. To support full games and premium editions, SIE will introduce increased denominations at select retailers. DLC, add-ons, virtual currency, and season passes will still be available.”