Major Japanese retailer FamilyMart Uny Holdings Co. will convert about half of its Uny superstores into discount retail outlets operated by its business partner Don Quijote Holdings Co., FamilyMart Uny President Koji Takayanagi said in a recent interview with Jiji Press.

With the move FamilyMart Uny aims to attract more customers utilizing know-how from Don Quijote outlets, which are popular among young people and visitors to Japan, Takayanagi said.

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