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 ...

Seven & I welcomes 1,219 recruits

Mar 13, 2014

Seven & I welcomes 1,219 recruits

Seven & I Holdings Co. welcomed 1,219 new employees to its 14 group companies on Thursday, up 39 from a year earlier. “Serving customers will be a tough job in the face of the consumption tax hike in April,” Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ...

Dec 25, 2013

Seven & I to boost stake in Francfranc store operator

Seven & I Holdings Co. said Wednesday it will acquire a 48.67 percent stake in BALS Corp., operator of the Francfranc store chain selling fashionable general merchandise, furniture and kitchen utensils. Seven & I will buy 19,286 common shares to be floated in January ...