Oct 6, 2016

Seven & i, H2O agree on capital, business alliance

Seven & i Holdings Co. and H2O Retailing Corp. said Thursday they have agreed on a capital and business tie-up, with Seven & i selling some of its department stores to the operator of the Hankyu and Hanshin department stores. Seven & i said ...

Jun 26, 2016

Corporate governance report card

Companies are making good progress in complying with the Tokyo Stock Exchange's corporate governance principles, but the proof will be in the pudding.

Jun 3, 2016

7-Eleven to buy stores and gas stations in U.S. expansion

Seven & I Holdings Co., the world’s largest convenience store operator, will buy 79 gas stations and convenience stores in California and Wyoming from CST Brands Inc. as it seeks to offset slowing demand at home. The purchase price was not disclosed. The Tokyo-based ...

Seven & I shareholders approve Ryuichi Isaka as chief to lead growth

May 26, 2016

Seven & I shareholders approve Ryuichi Isaka as chief to lead growth

Seven & I Holdings Co. will focus on revamping the world’s largest convenience store operator and boost value for shareholders, new President Ryuichi Isaka said after shareholders Thursday approved his appointment following weeks of boardroom drama. Shareholders voted to approve the promotion for Isaka, ...

Incoming Seven & I chief promises consensus management

May 9, 2016

Incoming Seven & I chief promises consensus management

Ryuichi Isaka, incoming president of Seven & I Holdings Co., said he will prioritize dialogue with colleagues in running the retail group. This contrasts with the top-down approach of outgoing Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Toshifumi Suzuki, who is seen as a charismatic manager. ...

Apr 19, 2016

Seven & I promotes subsidiary head Isaka as president

Seven & I Holdings Co. said Tuesday it will promote Ryuichi Isaka, head of its convenience store chain subsidiary Seven-Eleven Japan Co., to the position of president following a recent power struggle. The promotion comes days after the conglomerate’s 83-year-old chief executive officer, Toshifumi ...

Japan's Seven& I Holdings to promote Isaka to president

Apr 15, 2016

Japan's Seven& I Holdings to promote Isaka to president

Seven & I Holdings Co. is poised to promote Ryuichi Isaka, head of its Seven-Eleven Japan Co. convenience store unit, to president of the holding company after activist investor Daniel Loeb intervened in an attempt to oust him, a person familiar with the matter ...

Apr 6, 2016

Seven-Eleven Japan President Isaka to be replaced: sources

Retail giant Seven & I Holdings Co. is expected to replace the president of its convenience store arm Seven-Eleven Japan Co. despite good performance, informed sources said. Vice President Kazuki Furuya, 66, will be named successor to President Ryuichi Isaka, 58, at a board ...

Oct 29, 2014

Seven & I to challenge online retailers with same-day delivery

Retail giant Seven & I Holdings Co. next year will start providing same-day delivery of products sold online by its group stores, a source close to the matter said Wednesday. The operator of the Ito-Yokado supermarket chain as well as Seibu and Sogo department ...