Beset by a domestic economy in recession, a yen that is gaining strength, and evaporating sales,...

|By:, SA News Editor

Beset by a domestic economy in recession, a yen that is gaining strength, and evaporating sales, Japan's iconic manufacturers (SNE, TM) are reeling. Some hope for a recovery in 2012 when baby boomers hit retirement and start spending their nest eggs - but will they buy cars and TVs?