Kobo in Conversation with Hiroshi Mikitani, author of Market Place 3.0 and co-founder of Rakuten, one of the largest e-comm businesses in the world. Mikitani, known as "Mickey", is a maverick who shook up the way business is done in Japan. With his new book, he intends to spread his rules-breaking philosophy to the rest of the world. Get Mickey's #eBook on #Kobo: http://www.kobobooks.com/ebook/Marketplace-3-0/book-1nvtOCAPDEaZw1IQPSsQ-Q/page1.html
#2: Rakuten (Japan) World Rank: 7 Innovation Premium: 51.5% Sales Growth: 18.3% Return: 25.8% The world’s No. 3 e-commerce firm owns a big stake in hot social network Pinterest. Its billionaire CEO, Hiroshi Mikitani, has a brash goal: beat Amazon.