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Convenience store sales fell 7.4 percent in July from a year earlier, marking the fifth consecutive month of decline due to the prolonged rainy season and fewer customer visits amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, an industry body said Thursday.

The decrease in sales in the reporting month was worse than the 5.2 percent fall in June.

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