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Seven & i Holdings, Aeon and Lawson have posted their Q1 results for the period ended May 31, 2021.

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South Korean ecommerce giant Coupang has made its first international foray in neighboring Japan, a move that was supported by investor SoftBank. Offering its delivery service in Tokyo as a pilot project Coupang is testing its delivery service in selected locations in Tokyo. Same day delivery service will be available in the Nakanobu area as of this month. The company is now well establi...
AEON has partnered with circular packaging startup Loop to sell products in refillable packs.  This launch across its 19 stores in Japan attempts to limit usage of single-use plastics in the country.    Sustainable and durable packaging: stainless steel or glass AEON is now encouraging its customers to avoid traditionally used disposable containers for the grocery items they consume daily. ...
The convenience channel remains a great opportunity for growth. We have published a series of new reports for our IGD Retail Analysis subscribers: The convenience channel’s global outlook Global growth opportunities Multiformat retailers trading convenience stores Below are some of the key highlights to help you plan for the future... Use IGD’s view to drive change...


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