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Japanese Online Retailer Provides Product Recommendations Based on Customer Buying Histories, Streaming Social Data, and Past Browsing of Goods

PALO ALTO, Calif., October 13, 2015Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced that Japanese online retailer has deployed Cloudera Enterprise to enhance its e-Commerce platform. has added an advanced recommendation system powered by Apache Spark for its customers, and is the first Cloudera customer in Asia to do so. and its subsidiaries offer a wide range of services, including online shopping, on-demand video, rental services, and online securities trading. Labo, the company’s IT subsidiary, provides system development, operation services, network infrastructure, and marketing services for the company. It is tasked to help provide services and products that exceed customer expectations and that are ahead of market trends. To attain this goal, Labo selected Cloudera Enterprise as the company’s big data platform.

The newly developed recommendation engine provides product recommendations to customers, based on buying histories, as well as streaming social data, and past browsing of goods.

“We are very excited to help become the first Cloudera customer in Asia to provide advanced recommendation features built on Apache Spark,” said Kenzaburo Tamura, Japan country manager at Cloudera. “We will continue to provide ongoing support to help improve their customer experience and to support the company’s focus on creating new, exciting, and innovative features.”

Please refer to the following case study for more details: Labo will present this case study at Cloudera World Tokyo 2015, which takes places at Meguro Gajoen on November 11, 2015. Please visit the following site for more details:


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