*First broadcast on June 22, 2023. In Japan, businesses are linking meteorological data and sales figures in order to predict consumer demand. This is helping to reduce waste and lower carbon dioxide emissions through optimization of distribution networks. One popular app charts the relationship between the weather and headaches or feeling "under the weather" in other ways. We explore how meteorological data is contributing to everyday life in Japan these days.
We find out how one company used meteorological data to boost sales by up to 15%!
A popular app predicts how changes in atmospheric pressure may lead to headaches or other negative physical effects.
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