Latest News
News Feature image

Rakuten and Walmart's Seiyu are planning to open a new logistics site in Yokohama, Japan, later this year.

More News
Japan's four largest retailers, Seven & i Holdings, AEON, FamilyMart and Lawson, have posted their results for the nine months ending 30 November 2019. Seven & i Holdings: total sales flat at 0.1% Seven & i recorded a 0.1% increase in total group sales to JPY9,019.3bn (US$82.4bn), with operating profit rising 4.9% to JPY319bn (US2.9m) year-on-year (yoy). Revenue from domestic convenience...
Mobile phone carrier KDDI and Lawson are partnering to integrate their customer loyalty point programs. Enabling au Pay mobile payment in Ponta KDDI, which operates the au Wallet point service, will buy 2.1% stake of Lawson and take a 20% stake in Ponta loyalty point program (currently owned by Lawson, its parent company Mitsubishi Corp. and other firms). From May 2020, KDDI will offer P...
Over the last few days, some 7-Eleven and Lawson convenience stores in Japan temporarily closed. Some stores closed during the New Year Lawson decided to close 102 outlets from December 31 to January 2, while 7-Eleven closed about 50 stores in the Tokyo area at the New Year. While Skylark Holdings, the country’s largest family-restaurant operator, closed about 2,700 outlets from 6 p.m. on N...

Presentations

10/01/2020
Get up to speed on all of the latest retailer results, the insight into what is driving growth and IGD's five big trends to watch in Asia in 2020.
12/12/2019
In this presentation we look at the regional and country forecasts for grocery retailing to 2024. With the global grocery retail landscape changing fast, providing both opportunities and challenges for your business we look at the changes to our outlook to help you better understand how we see them growing and evolving to 2024.
04/12/2019
This guide to Japan explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.
22/11/2019
We highlight the leading retailers in 15 different markets in Asia, looking at how they are performing and what strategies they are relying on to drive growth over the next five years.
View all presentations

Key presentations

This guide to Japan explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels over the five year forecast period and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

Five year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in Japan.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

If you have a specific business challenge or training requirement we can put together something just for you.

We've grouped all the latest Asia retail news, store visits, retailer profiles and downloadable presentations together in one place.