It has over 70 million users worldwide, and none of them are in the world’s second-largest (CD-loving) music market.
If the number of job openings is any indication, Spotify is gaining momentum for a launch in Japan. The jobs page at Spotify’s website currently lists 12 job openings in six business segments at its Tokyo office: business development, business operations, finance, marketing and PR, product development and sales.
Spotify has made no secret of its plans to launch in Japan. It has posted job openings for Japan for a few years, but the number of postings and the types suggest Spotify isn’t far from finally launching in the country.