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Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Sep 21, 2019
Confusion reigns over scope of the forthcoming tax hike
When the government raised the consumption tax from 5 percent to 8 percent in April 2014, Japan suffered a recession. One possible indicator if such a downturn will happen prior to next month's long-delayed hike to 10 percent is how much people are spending now in anticipation of the increase. On Sept....
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Sep 21, 2019
Three unique, autumnal takes on the dorayaki pancake
Although the dorayaki pancake is almost always on convenience store shelves, Lawson, Seven-Eleven and FamilyMart have each rolled out new flavors for the fall.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Aug 31, 2019
A taste of the U.K. is just a microwave minute away with Seven-Eleven's fish and chips
Seven-Eleven's packaged fish and chips may be a little too light and soft, but makes for a great U.K.-inspired snack when paired with a beer or two.
BUSINESS
Aug 24, 2019
Seven-Eleven Japan threatens to ax franchise contract after owner announces plans to close on Sundays
Seven-Eleven Japan Co. is threatening to terminate the franchise contract for a store in Osaka Prefecture after the owner announced plans to close on Sundays due to a shortage of labor, sources said Friday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 1, 2019
Seven & I to scrap 7pay smartphone payment service in Japan after users hacked
The Tokyo-based retail giant and operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores said it will end the service on Sept. 30.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 31, 2019
Seven & I Holdings resets all 7pay passwords after ¥38.6 million hack
Seven & I Holdings Co. said Tuesday that it has reset passwords for all of the roughly 16.5 million registered 7pay IDs, which are needed to use its smartphone payment service, following a recent security breach of the service.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Jul 20, 2019
Gear up for summer with three new sweets from Seven-Eleven
Seven-Eleven is on a hot streak with its new watermelon ice bar, double cheesecake and tapioca milk tea jelly.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jul 13, 2019
Convenience store operator struggles in wake of security fiasco
The operator of Seven-Eleven’s new smartphone payment service is under fire for appearing clueless at a news conference that was held after customers were allegedly defrauded through unauthorized access.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 12, 2019
Seven-Eleven Japan employee becomes third suspect in 7pay mobile payment thefts
A Chinese student and Seven-Eleven employee was arrested Friday in connection with the ¥55 million heist conducted via 7pay, the new mobile payment service launched by Seven-Eleven Japan.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Jul 6, 2019
Convenience store stars for July: Cream puffs, doughnuts and iced soda floats
Green tea, lemon and Makoto Shinkai's film 'Weathering With You'-themed fruit-flavored soda drinks all hit convenience stores shelves this month.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 6, 2019
Government urges Seven-Eleven Japan to beef up security after 7pay mobile payment fraud
After customers were allegedly defrauded through unauthorized access, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry tells the operator of Seven-Eleven convenience stores that its mobile payment service is not secure enough.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 5, 2019
Seven-Eleven chief warns short-handed franchise owner in Gunma about cutting hours for one night
Seven-Eleven Japan Co. has sent a formal warning to a franchise owner who filed a request to temporarily shorten operating hours due to a shortage of labor, the owner said Friday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 5, 2019
Police suspect China-based international criminal group behind 7pay ID theft after pair arrested in Tokyo
One of two Chinese men held had paid u00a5730,000 for 146 cartons of electronic cigarette cartridges at convenience store in capital using stolen IDs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 4, 2019
Users of 7-Eleven's mobile payment service lose total of ¥55 million after 900 accounts hacked
Tsuyoshi Kobayashi, president of Seven Pay Co., said the company will compensate users for the losses caused by fraudulent access.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 25, 2019
Ministop begins charging for plastic bags at two Chiba stores
Major convenience store operator Ministop Co. started an experiment this week to charge for plastic bags at two of its stores in Chiba Prefecture amid heightened environmental awareness worldwide and the government's policy to ban free plastic bags.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 24, 2019
Seven-Eleven Japan to wrap its billions of rice balls in bioplastic
Convenience store operator Seven-Eleven Japan Co. said Monday it will start selling all of its rice balls in wraps made of biomass plastics, possibly from July, as it aims to reduce the use of fossil-fuel-derived materials.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jun 8, 2019
Japan's convenience stores work hard to stay relevant
Ride the Seibu Shinjuku Line to Iriso Station in the city of Sayama, Saitama Prefecture, and you can enjoy shopping at Japan's oldest franchise convenience store, a Family Mart that opened in September 1973. The following May, the nation's first 7-Eleven outlet was opened in Toyosu, Koto Ward — not...
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 6, 2019
Coca-Cola to start using 100% recycled plastic bottles in Japan
Coca-Cola (Japan) Co. has said it will start selling a beverage product next week packaged in bottles made entirely from recycled plastics.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
May 27, 2019
Behind the scenes of 24/7 service: The realities of 'owning' a Japanese convenience store
A familiar orange and green signboard glares in the pitch-dark, quiet street in a residential area. There, the owner of a 7-Eleven franchise store located in the suburbs of a small city in the Chubu region works the night shift every day by himself.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 17, 2019
Japan's Seven-Eleven and Lawson to discount foods close to expiration in bid to cut waste
The chains have until now been selling products at list price and had all but banned franchise owners from offering discounts.

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