Lawson to offer unattended late-night checkout counters

Business / Corporate Dec 5, 2017

Lawson to offer unattended late-night checkout counters

Lawson Inc. will introduce unattended checkout counter services late at night at some of its stores, the first such step by a convenience store operator to tackle the labor shortage. Lawson announced Monday it will start testing unattended operations at a few stores in Tokyo ...

Lawson to enter banking sector in 2018

Business / Corporate Oct 5, 2016

Lawson to enter banking sector in 2018

Convenience store chain operator Lawson Inc. plans to enter the banking business in 2018, industry sources said Wednesday. It will prepare for its entry into a new sector by setting up a company next month with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. The investment ratio for ...

Business / Corporate Apr 7, 2015

Lawson, SG Holdings to offer new delivery service

Retailer Lawson Inc. and logistics company SG Holdings Co. are to begin a delivery service under a new alliance pitched at time-deprived workers and seniors. Lawson, a Tokyo-based convenience store operator, said Tuesday that it will take a 51 percent stake in the new company ...