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We cover topics from omnichannel, analytics, design to fun introductions of our diverse team.

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Omnichannel - Latest success stories. What is a ‘Winning System?’

Omnichannel handles the fine line between the real world and the digital world by integrating sales channels, and allowing customers to seamlessly purchase products through means such as physical stores, e-commerce sites, and catalogs...

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What is Omnichannel? What does it look like and what are the success cases

With the spread of the COVID pandemic, companies have recognized the importance of digitalization. And though many have ventured into the EC route, simply implementing a new initiative does not mean that customer expectations will be met...

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Creating Balanced Typographic Design in Bilingual Websites (Part 1)

When it comes to supporting multiple languages in online service, balance in typography really matters.

How global brands are adopting Atomic Design and how we designed a CMS system for a modern site.

How global brands are adopting Atomic Design and how we designed a CMS system for a modern site.

A common challenge for big business is producing large volumes of content for product releases, campaigns, events, promotions and easily manage and publish this content in a consistent and timely manner to global markets with support for multiple languages.

Our Team and Company Culture

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Humans of The Plant - Chieko

Adorned in her vibrant red dress and vintage choker, Chieko sits across from me on our company porch. With her smile fashioned ear to ear, she is poised, hair perfectly set, and ends flicked symmetrically to a 90 degree angle...

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Humans of The Plant - Mark

Mark is a family man. It’s hard to fathom how he’s able to juggle all his involvements at once. I secretly call him The Plant Superman, as he’s always able to do anything and everything...

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Humans of The Plant - Ry

Ry is a problem solver. And with the influx of complex problems it provides, E-commerce is right up his alley. As a product manager for The Plant, Ry is in charge of guiding the quality and vision of the E-commerce platform. 

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Humans of The Plant - Elly

Elly once told me about a book she read on structured creativity. The book mentions that creativity flows easier when it is first thought out and organized. A strange concept to think of being that we often see creativity as something being completely free and unfettered..

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Humans of The Plant - Lancee

Lancee came into the Tokyo office last year from China, and though he’s actually been working at The Plant since 2011, I felt an instant affinity towards him as we were both fairly new to the Tokyo office. He leads our front-end team, and is a gentle and soft-spoken guy who is constantly inspired by his surroundings.

Company Culture Matters: Written from a Perspective of a Cross-cultural Kid Working in Japan.

Company Culture Matters: Written from a Perspective of a Cross-cultural Kid Working in Japan.

Recently, I’ve gotten the opportunity to begin a new career with a software company in Tokyo called The Plant. Though my time here has been short, these past three months has made me think more than ever about work culture, and specifically about Japanese work culture.