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SEVEN ELEVEN

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Apr 8, 2016
Seven-Eleven's new green-tea doughnut starts sweet but ends bitter
The latest addition to Seven-Eleven's doughnut selection mixes a classic Japanese flavor with one of the convenience store's classic styles.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 7, 2016
Seven & I CEO Suzuki to quit over failed personnel shake-up
Seven & I Holdings Co. Chairman and CEO Toshifumi Suzuki said Thursday he plans to step down after the firm's board rejected personnel changes he supported.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 28, 2016
Activist investor Loeb warns Seven & I on nepotism deciding CEO
Third Point LLC's billionaire founder Daniel Loeb has targeted Seven & I Holdings Co. for management succession planning criticism, warning the grocery and retail group against letting nepotism determine its next chief executive officer.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Oct 30, 2015
Spooky snacks will soon be vanishing from Seven-Eleven
The chance to stockpile Halloween-themed snacks from your nearby convenience store will soon be over — really, you should run out now if you are serious about spooky snacks.
Japan Times
JAPAN / KANSAI PERSPECTIVE
Aug 23, 2015
Top-heavy, nuke-clinging Kepco faces liberated electricity market
News that 7-Eleven stores in the Kansai region will trade Kansai Electric Power Co.'s electricity in favor of cheaper electricity from Tokyo Electric Power Co. has locals wondering if Kepco's six-decade monopoly over Kansai's electricity supply might be ending.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 31, 2015
¥100 convenience-store coffees fuel Japan's surge into Java big leagues
The fastest-growing drinks market in Japan isn't craft beer or fruit smoothies. It's cups of cheap black coffee from the local convenience store.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / DESSERT WATCH
Jul 3, 2015
Stratified flavors in Seven-Eleven's new Japonais ice cream
For the last few years, Haagen-Dazs has been teaming up with Seven-Eleven Japan for a special series of ice creams called Japonais.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 7, 2015
Japan's convenience stores catering more to elderly as demographics shift
The nation's convenience stores are changing with the times, shedding their image as places for young shoppers keen on fast food, concert tickets and comic books, and increasingly catering to older clientele.
BUSINESS
Apr 5, 2015
Patent office gets 470 nontraditional requests for trademarks after revision
The Japan Patent Office has received more than 470 applications under a revised system that allows sounds, colors and other nontraditional items to be registered as trademarks, officials said.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Feb 24, 2015
Seven-Eleven rolls out new line of donuts
Coffee has become big bucks for convenience stores as customers have embraced a cheap brews.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Dec 30, 2014
Crackers from the briny deep courtesy of Calbee
Calbee has given its popular Kappa Ebisen snack a fancy makeover this month with the release of a gourmet-lobster-bisque-flavored version of the product (¥138).
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KONBINI WATCH
Dec 16, 2014
Seven-Eleven comes out with a creamy treat
Seven-Eleven has been selling Cold Stone Creamery's ice cream since 2012, but the two took their partnership a step further by collaborating on a new series of candies that were released last week. One of the new treats you can find at Seven-Eleven stores across the country are chocolates inspired by...
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 11, 2014
Seven-Eleven offering one-of-a-kind 'Evangelion' car for ¥16 million
Seven-Eleven Japan Co. said Tuesday it will sell a car based on the popular anime "Neon Genesis Evangelion" for ¥16 million — and only one will be up for grabs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 21, 2014
'Konbini' coffee wins praise and profit for convenience stores
"Conbini" (convenience store) operators are jostling for eminence in a famously cut-throat industry, and one product has come up trumps for the market's top players — coffee.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 4, 2014
Seven-Eleven to open dozens of stores at JR Shikoku stations
Seven-Eleven Japan Co. will in August begin opening around 40 outlets at Shikoku Railway Co. train stations, sources familiar with the matter said Friday. The expansion will take about three years to complete.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 3, 2014
Seven & I shatters operating profit record as convenience stores thrive
Seven & I Holdings Co. said Thursday it logged a record consolidated operating profit of ¥339.6 billion for the business year through February, thanks mainly to the strong performance of its convenience stores, which gave the group a 14.9 percent boost.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 30, 2013
7-Eleven wizard, 80, to take on U.S.
Over the past 39 years, Toshifumi Suzuki has expanded 7-Eleven to 50,000 outlets, more than any other retail chain. Now, at the age of 80, he says he has no interest in retiring. He's got too much work to do.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
May 13, 2011
China: the next frontier for konbini
Japan's convenience store monoliths begin taking bigger steps into the lucrative Chinese market.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Nov 12, 2010
Some konbeni snacks with your favorite anime?
Anime/manga bundled with popular convenience store fare? Can you say 'no-brainer'?

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