Yahoo Japan Corp. engages in the internet advertising, e-Commerce, and members services businesses. It operates through the Media and Commerce business segments. The Media business segment covers advertisement related services that include search linked advertisement and dsiplay advertisement. The Commerce business segment handles commerce related services in Yahoo Auction!, Yahoo! Shopping, ASKUL Corp., and Yahoo! Premium. It also provides settlement finance related services. The company was founded on January 31, 1996 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.