Always put money in an envelope before handing it to a Japanese person. This applies to business situations, as well as payments such as monthly rent. When giving a gift of money, buy a decorative money envelope in which to enclose the cash.
In most countries, obtaining space of an existing distribution center is a simple matter of paying rent. In what country is the process a good deal more complicated than this?
Answer in the comment section below. The answer will be revealed at next week’s “Jeopardy!”
Answer to last week’s “Jeopardy!”: What are the five most valuable global brands in the world? According to the annual review by BusinessWeek and Interbrand, the top five are Coca-Cola, Apple, IBM, Microsoft and GE.