“There’s something about this.” Led by a sixth sense, he decided to market the product as soon as possible.
Buyers visit the supplier’s plant every now and then. The typical buyer would go home once he checked the schedule and talked about improvements; however, Kawano is no usual buyer. He once found a neodymium magnet, a very strong magnet, at a plant. “Honestly, I was amused. It was something super.” It was just a component and wasn’t intended to be sold, but he decided to sell it in the stores. It flew off the shelves.
He found a new item at a commodity trade show in China. Even though he had no idea how to use it, he thought, “There’s something about this.” Led by a sixth sense, he decided to market the product as soon as possible. It turned out to be a hit. “I have an eye for items that can set the fashion.” His intuition is based on curiosity, “But no one believes it!”