Henry Low, director of Prime Now Asia Pacific at Amazon.com Inc., poses for a portrait at the company’s Amazon Prime Now fulfillment center in Singapore (Photographer: Ore Huiying/Bloomberg)

Amazon Japan Raises Prime Membership Price for First Time in 11 Years

(Bloomberg) -- Amazon.com Inc. is raising the price of its Prime service in Japan for the first time since launching the membership service in the country 11 years ago, citing rising costs.