Rakuten, Japan Post to brief on overseas tie-up
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's largest internet retailer Rakuten Inc said on Monday it would brief on a tie-up with Japan Post on overseas sales operations at 2:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
(This story is refiled to correct time to 2:30 a.m. Eastern Time)
(Reporting by Tokyo Newsroom)
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