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SEVEN ELEVEN

Speculation has been swirling for months over the fate of Ito-Yokado, which was Seven & I's original retail franchise before it bought 7-Eleven and turned it into a large, successful business.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 10, 2024
Seven & I set to split 7-Eleven from original Ito-Yokado stores
Ito-Yokado was the company’s original franchise before it bought 7-Eleven and turned it into a successful business.
On display at the new 7-Eleven store in Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, are about 2,000 additional products that aren’t usually carried in 7-Elevens, including fresh fruit, diapers and hair-care products.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 29, 2024
Seven & I Holdings explores market for bigger 7-Elevens
Its new store in Chiba Prefecture will have more than twice the number of products and is almost double the size of regular outlets.
An Ito Yokado store in the city of Fukushima. As part of its structural reform, Ito-Yokado will focus on urban areas including the Tokyo metropolitan area.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 10, 2024
Struggling unit of 7-Eleven's parent company to exit central and northern Japan
The Seven & I Holdings unit will close five of its 17 stores in the regions and hand over 11 to other supermarket operators.
Seven & I Holdings CEO Ryuichi Isaka
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 7, 2024
Japan’s convenience stores can span the globe, 7-Eleven CEO says
Ryuichi Isaka believes Seven-Eleven Japan’s know-how in making cheap, high-quality food will drive growth overseas.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
May 8, 2023
50 years on, Japan's convenience stores keep evolving
Facing market saturation, increased competition and labor shortages, the country's major chains struggle to innovate and stay competitive.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 5, 2023
7-Eleven spinoff would jeopardize growth, CEO says, pushing back at ValueAct
Ryuichi Isaka said 7-Eleven is reliant on staff and know-how from Seven & I's supermarket businesses in developing products for its Seven Premium private brand.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 3, 2023
Seven & I says strategy will work in latest missive to ValueAct
Debate between Seven & I and activist fund ValueAct Capital Management is likely to continue through May 25, when Seven & I is scheduled to hold its annual general meeting.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 7, 2023
Seven-Eleven’s owner says new committee to review spinoffs and IPOs
The committee of outside board members will recommend changes and execute them, the eight independent directors said in a statement.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 24, 2022
Japan 7-Eleven franchisee who rebelled against company loses in court
A judge ordered Mitoshi Matsumoto to hand his store, which he opened in 2012, over to the company and pay damages for lost business.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 1, 2022
Seven & I considers selling Sogo & Seibu department store unit
Sogo & Seibu operates 10 stores across Japan, including the Seibu flagship department store in Tokyo's Ikebukuro district.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 7, 2022
China fines Seven & I Holdings for calling Taiwan a nation on map
Fines of about 150,000 yuan (u00a52.7 million) were imposed by the Beijing local authority against Seven & I, a spokesman for the Japanese retailer said.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
May 22, 2021
Top 5: Tokyo’s best onigiri rice balls
One of the most ubiquitous snacks in Japan, onigiri or omusubi (terms for rice ball) are a definitive mealtime staple. The Japan Times shares the best places to grab a handmade pick-me-up.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
May 9, 2021
Conbini Boys: ‘The konbini plays such an important role in society’
Are nationalized convenience stores in Japan's future? Maybe! You'll have to ask the fried chicken-loving duo behind the “Conbini Boys” podcast.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 1, 2021
A grudge match in Japan: One corner, two 7-Elevens
A fight playing out in Osaka will have ramifications for 7-Eleven and the rest of Japan's major franchises.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Feb 13, 2021
Treat yourself to a culinary 1UP
Feast like Mario with themed sweet, savory and even spicy dishes from your local Seven-Eleven.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Jan 30, 2021
There’s a mini Mexican food moment happening in Japan’s convenience stores
Pro tip for any konbini giving tacos (or burritos) a try: Don't serve them cold.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Dec 12, 2020
Need some pre-holiday indulgence? These chocolate sweets have you covered.
There may not be any holiday parties this year, but that just means you have even more reason to put together a festive convenience store smorgasbord.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 8, 2020
Toyota and convenience stores to test fuel-cell delivery trucks in Japan
Seven-Eleven Japan, FamilyMart and Lawson will use light-duty trucks with a maximum payload of 3 tons being developed by Toyota and its subsidiary Hino Motors.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Sep 19, 2020
Seven-Eleven’s new muffin sandwich experiment is a dense, doughy eat
Debating if you should try one of Seven-Eleven's muffin sandwiches? Take our word for it and just stick to the iconic, triangle-cut sandwich.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 3, 2020
Japan's convenience stores are told to stop pushing 24-hour schedules
The firms' business models have been criticized for putting profit ahead of the needs of franchise owners.

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