Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten has announced that its annual revenue so far stands at $3.8 billion, up 14.5 percent year-on-year, with profit of $672 million, up 11.4 percent. With a quarter to go, it’s on track to beat 2011 its revenue of $4.75 billion in revenue. The company said its revenue to date represent record highs for the quarter. [Source: The Next Web]