Business / Corporate Aug 10, 2018

Lawson to start banking business in October

Convenience store chain Lawson Inc. said Friday it will launch a banking business in October using its existing network of more than 13,000 automated teller machines nationwide. Its subsidiary Lawson Bank earned a license to start the business from the Financial Services Agency the same ...

Lawson taps AI for help deciding where to open new stores

Business / Corporate Feb 19, 2018

Lawson taps AI for help deciding where to open new stores

Convenience store chain Lawson Inc. might use artificial intelligence to help it make decisions about opening new stores, company officials said Sunday. Lawson aims to enhance the capability of stores to fulfill particular needs in each region by using AI to collect and analyze marketing ...