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Editorials Apr 13, 2019

Keeping convenience sustainable

Moves are afoot among major convenience store chains to review the uniform 24-hour operation of their stores, the standard industry practice since Seven-Eleven Japan Co. started it a year after it opened its first outlet in 1974. The sustainability of 24-hour operations came under ...

Yodobashi to buy outdoor goods shop operator ICI Ishii-Sports

Business / Corporate Apr 4, 2019

Yodobashi to buy outdoor goods shop operator ICI Ishii-Sports

Major electronics retailer Yodobashi Holdings said Wednesday it will acquire outdoor goods shop operator ICI Ishii-Sports as early as the end of this month. The operator of Yodobashi Camera stores will buy all outstanding shares in ICI Ishii-Sports including those held by investment fund Advantage ...