• Kyodo News


Aeon Co. is reconsidering its seven domestic shopping center plans in a bid to save investment in response to the current serious consumption slump, officials at the nation’s largest retailer said Thursday.

It intends to cancel a plan to open a shopping center in Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture, in 2011 and freeze another plan to launch a center in Noda, Chiba Prefecture, this spring, they said.

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