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Sales at convenience stores in November fell 6.3 percent from a year earlier to ¥585.14 billion on a same-store basis, declining for the sixth consecutive month, an industry body said Monday.

Sales declined because bad weather and the recession combined to dampen consumer sentiment, according to the Japan Franchise Association.

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