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To reduce the burden on store employees and compensate for labour shortages, Lawson has started unstaffed operations at a store in Yokohama's Isogo Ward, Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo, Japan.

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Japan’s four leading convenience banners, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart, Lawson and Ministop will offer a 2% discount for cashless payments starting October. On the spot discounts for nine months… The rebate program launched by the Japanese government coincides with the rise of consumption tax from 8% to 10% in October. The initiative will look to drive consumption and the use of cashless payments. ...
Seven-Eleven Japan has opened 14 stores in Okinawa today (11 July 2019), the only Japanese prefecture where the retailer's presence is missing. Increasing competition in Okinawa… The 14 new stores that have opened today are mainly concentrated in the southern part of the prefecture's main Okinawa Island, where a large proportion of residents are based. Seven-Eleven Japan plans to open as...
Walmart is planning to relist its Seiyu business in Japan on the stock market. Reshaping its international business The plan will free up capital helping Walmart focus on its China and India business operations. Walmart delisted Seiyu from the Tokyo Stock Exchange back in 2008. Maintain majority stake in Seiyu Walmart aims to retain a majority stake in Seiyu, but the move will allow t...


The world’s largest Starbucks Reserve Roastery opened on 28th February 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. It is the fifth roastery that Starbucks has opened globally, following Seattle, Shanghai, Milan and New York.
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