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transcosmos to Provide E-Commerce One-Stop Services for the United States to VAIO Corporation


transcosmos Will Support E-Commerce Development for the U.S. market as the First Step of Overseas Expansion of VAIO Corporation

transcosmos inc. (Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and COO: Masataka Okuda; TSE First Section: 9715; hereafter, transcosmos) will start providing E-Commerce one-stop services for the United States to VAIO Corporation (Headquarters: Azumino, Nagano Prefecture, Japan; President: Yoshimi Ota) through its subsidiary transcosmos America Inc.  As a sales agency in the United States, it will offer total support for VAIO® brand PCs, including E-Commerce development, wholesale sales, import procedures, other registration work, payment, repair and customer support.

transcosmos offers global E-Commerce one-stop services in 34 countries around the world, including Japan, Europe, the United States and Asia with a focus on China and South Korea.  With the expansion of VAIO Corporation into the U.S., transcosmos has been selected as a partner in recognition of its extensive experience and business development of E-Commerce support both inside and outside Japan.

The following comments have been received from Masaru Hirauchi, a Corporate Officer and Head of Global Business Development of VAIO Corporation.

“Since formation of the company on July 1, 2014, VAIO Corporation has been devoted to the launch of the Japanese market, but it is now moving into overseas markets with the aim of further business expansion.  As a first step, we have selected transcosmos America Inc. as a partner in the United States where we will be expanding.  For a company of about 240 persons with no overseas branches or local employees, transcosmos is the best business partner since it can provide all of the necessary functions at one-stop, including everything from E-Commerce development and wholesale sales to customer service.  I want to create a new story about VAIO® in the United States with our two companies working closely together.”

About products to be sold in the United States

Model name: VAIO® Z Canvas
Type name: Series VJZ12AX
URL: http://us.vaio.com

Sales channels in the United States

(1) E-Commerce website for direct sales of VAIO® brand PCs (operated by transcosmos America Inc.)

URL: http://us.vaio.com

(2) Sales at Microsoft Stores and direct sales from Microsoft Store.com

URL: www.microsoftstore.com

Release schedule

Pre-order: Planned for middle of September 2015
Sales release: Planned for 05 October 2015


Expected market price: From $2,199 (US)

* transcosmos is a registered trade name or trademark of transcosmos inc. in Japan and other countries.
* Other company names and product or service names mentioned are registered trade names or trademarks of various other companies.
* VAIO and are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.

About transcosmos inc.

transcosmos launched operations in 1966.  Since then we have combined superior “human resources” with up-to-date “technological” capabilities to enhance the competitive strength of our clients by providing them with superior and valuable services.  transcosmos currently offers Cost Reduction Services (Contact Center, HR/Financial/Sales Back Office, Order Management/SCM, System Development/Management etc.) and Sales Expansion Services (Big Data Analysis, Internet Advertising, Website Construction/Management, Smartphone/SNS Utilization, Telemarketing etc.).  transcosmos continues to pursue operational excellence by providing these services through our 147 locations in 25 countries with a focus in Asia.  Furthermore, following the expansion of E-Commerce market on the global scale, transcosmos provides a comprehensive, one-stop global E-Commerce service to deliver our clients’ excellent products and services to consumers in 34 countries.  transcosmos aims to be the “Global BPO Partner” of our clients to provide them with high quality BPO services on a global scale.

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