Posts by DanSlater


Location: “Kitchen Table” (private room) adjacent to The Tavern (lobby Restaurant) Andaz Hotel, Toranomon Hills 51st Floor. 1-23-4, Toranomon, Minato-kuTokyo, Japan, 105-0001https://tokyo.andaz.hyatt.com/en/hotel/dining/the-tavern-grill-and-lounge.htmlTel: +81 3 6830 1234 Event Description:  Our young and eloquent speaker Takeshi Yamaguchi will address one of the crucial business trends of our time:  When...

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How Thom built Dyson in Japan, and now plans to kill it… DN Salon (location details below intro)  Please click yes to register, or no to avoid getting updates. Let me know if you would prefer not to receive these calendar invites altogether.  Please note places are limited. DN members get guaranteed access, so unfortunately it may not always be possible to seat non-DN members.  Title: “Vacuuming” up...

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The British experience colonization for the first time – to themselves. The surrender of Singapore to the Japaneser in 1942 is so strange and amazing that I feel DN members might like to hear about it. I was able to tour some of the battle sites during my recent visit.  I’m not convinced the loss of Singapore was of great military significance. The psychological shock was huge, however.  It was an episode of piercing...

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North Korea – triumph of the weak? Speakers: Jo Kraft, founder, Rorschach Advisory; Anna Fifield, Tokyo bureau chief, Washington Post When: November 28 8-930am Where: La Belle Epoque restaurant, private room Hotel Okura Tokyo2-10-4 Toranomon, Minato-ku,Tokyo 105-0001, JapanTel +81-3-3582-0111 Cost: 7,000 yen (Full American breakfast with juice, pastries, etc will be served). At this breakfast salon, we are fortunate to have Jo...

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Luxury retail in the era of mass tourism Speaker: Nicolas Savary General Manager JAL-DFS (DFS Group) When: November 21, 7pm Where: 5F Nihonbashihoncho Square,1 Chome-2-6 Nihonbashihoncho, Chuo-ku,Tokyo-to, 103-0023 JapanTel: 03-4578-3400 How much: 3,000 (light food, wine, soft drinks) Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/NmCG1yps2ZQ2 DFS plays in the international duty free sector, selling “luxury goods to the traveling public” in airports...

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