May convenience store sales fall 10% amid virus impact

Business Jun 22, 2020

May convenience store sales fall 10% amid virus impact

Convenience store sales in May fell 10 percent from a year earlier, marking a third month of decline, affected by stay-at-home requests issued across Japan following the emergence of the coronavirus, an industry body said Monday. But the difficult business environment appears to have not ...

Japan department store sales dive 71.5% in April

Business / Corporate May 29, 2020

Japan department store sales dive 71.5% in April

Department store sales in Japan plummeted 71.5 percent from a year earlier in April as many stores were shut amid the government-declared COVID-19 state of emergency, the industry ministry said Friday. The drop was the largest since comparable records began in January 1980. On the other ...