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We review the impact of COVID-19 on the five trends which we identified at the start of the year to shape the future of food and consumer goods retailer in Asia in 2020 and beyond.

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Japan's four largest retailers, Seven & i Holdings, Aeon, FamilyMart and Lawson, have posted their H1 results for the six months from March 1 to August 31, 2020.

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Monthly data updates from the three largest convenience chains in the world, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart and Lawson, focusing on sales, customer footfall and average customer spend in Japan.  7-Eleven the first retailer to post positive monthly all store sales Amongst the big three, 7-Eleven has been the first to post positive monthly all store sales this fiscal year. In September, it recorded gro...
In response to more consumers staying at home, retailers in Japan are investing more in their online grocery offer. Convenience stores expanding into delivery In May 2020, Lawson expanded the scope of stores offering the Uber Eats food delivery service to include some stores in 10 prefectures across Japan. Lawson started offering the delivery service in August 2019, initially within Tokyo. ...
Japan’s anti-monopoly regulators are encouraging convenience store chains to provide franchises the option to reduce store trading hours. 24 hours trading a hot topic In a report by the Fair Trade Commission, it said, "We indicated that it could be a problem under the anti-monopoly laws. We requested immediate improvements and asked that improvements be reported to us." The commission war...
We provide monthly trading updates from Japan’s three largest convenience chains, 7-Eleven, FamilyMart and Lawson, as they look to accelerate out of recovery from COVID-19. July year-on-year trading update: 7-Eleven All stores sales down 5.5% Existing stores sales up down 5.1% Existing stores number of customers down 12.1% Existing stores spending per customer up 7.8% Nu...

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