Firms tie English to survival

The recent moves by up-and-coming companies such as Rakuten Inc. and Fast Retailing Co., who run Uniqlo, to adopt English as their official in-house language by 2012 reveal their resolve to compete globally to survive. This article look at the thinking in companies like these about the importance of using English in business. Japan Times, Aug. 11, 2010. Read the whole article…

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