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The four largest grocery retailers in Asia are Seven & i Holdings, Aeon, FamilyMart and Lawson, we review their five year growth forecasts, strategic priorities and latest developments.

This in-depth guide to Japan explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

We visit FamilyMart Nakarokugō, a store that combines leisure, lifestyle and retail in Tokyo's Ota ward in Japan.

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Japan's four largest retailers, Seven & i Holdings, AEON, FamilyMart and Lawson, have posted their results for the nine months ending 30 November 2019.

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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...
FamilyMart will sell 23 kinds of Christmas cakes this year, but only by reservation. Reducing waste and raising profitability Until last year, FamilyMart ordered the amount of cakes based on expected sales in addition to reservations. The retailer seeks to reduce food waste as well as raise profitability. Reservations for Christmas cakes helps reduce the cost of stocking and disposing of un...
FamilyMart has opened its largest convenience store in Manila, Philippines. Foodservice central to the store The new 400 sq m store is located on the ground level of UDENNA Towers in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. It carries an expanded range of products and features a 40-seat dining area to cater for a menu of Filipino and Japanese dishes prepared upon order. There is also a dedicated rame...

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