Seven-Eleven Japan offers to allow store to end 24-hour operations

Business / Corporate Jul 12, 2019

Seven-Eleven Japan offers to allow store to end 24-hour operations

Convenience store chain Seven-Eleven Japan Co. has agreed to allow shorter operating hours for a franchisee in Higashiosaka, Osaka Prefecture, company officials said Thursday. The franchiser's regional manager gave documentation containing the contract changes to Mitoshi Matsumoto, the owner of the Higashiosaka store, on Thursday, ...

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