Rakuten Ichiba

Rakuten Ichiba

WHY SELL ON RAKUTEN ICHIBA:

Rakuten gives the seller the possibility to reach the Japanese market with success: Rakuten is the leading ecommerce platform in the country, and it is also the world’s fourth biggest online marketplace. The marketplace offers both economy and luxury items, so it is suitable for every seller.

HOW TO SELL ON RAKUTEN ICHIBA:

To sell on Rakuten, sellers need a third party company to provide financial and legal support in Japan, even if retailers do not need to set a local company. Rakuten offers four levels of store management: Entry, Lite, Standard and Mega-Shop. Sellers support is provided by email.

SHIPPING AND RETURNS ON RAKUTEN ICHIBA:

Shipping and return policies can be customised by sellers to meet their needs. On Rakuten, deliveries are fulfilled only by sellers.

RAKUTEN ICHIBA PROMOTIONAL TOOLS:

Rakuten is so popular that it serves both man and woman of different ages. The Japanese marketplace can offer performance marketing packages like banner advertising or search tools on the platform. These marketing and merchandising tools are typically not included in the store management plans.

RAKUTEN ICHIBA FEES:

The total cost of selling on Rakuten is the result of the membership fee, the registration fee and commissions that can span from 8 to 15%, depending on product’s category, including credit card processing fees. Listing fee and deposit are not required to sell on Rakuten.

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SELLING ON RAKUTEN ICHIBA:

If you are interested in selling on Rakuten Ichiba, get in touch with Pentagon – the marketplace experts focused on accelerating your global online success.

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Key Information

URL:
www.rakuten.co.jp
Year founded:
1997
Main country of operation:
Japan
Countries of operation:
Japan
Active listings:
Undisclosed
Registered users:
105 million
Monthly visitors:
286 million
Main products categories:
Hi-tech, fashion, food
Currency accepted:
Yen
Payment methods accepted:
Local
Marketing tools:
Marketing packages for search and/or banner advertising
Shipping:
Varies depending on the stores
Returns:
Varies depending on the store
Fees:
Membership fee, commission depends on categories (from 8% to 15%)
Newsletter subscribers:
Unknown
App downloads:
17
Facebook fans:
266,225 (Rakuten Global)

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