Lawson Inc


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April 2021 Lawson Inc Corporate Sales Release

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About Lawson Inc

Lawson, Inc. is a company mainly engaged in the operation of convenience stores. The Company operates in four segments. The Domestic Convenience Store segment operates chains of convenience stores under the names LAWSON, NATURAL LAWSON, and LAWSON STORE 100. The Seijoishii segment operates the supermarkets. The Entertainment related segment sells tickets for concerts, music and video software, as well as operate complex cinemas. The Finance related segment operates the banking business.


Retail (Grocery)

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2150-1, Ogawara





Executive Leadership

Sadanobu Takemasu

President, Chief Human Resource Officer, Representative Director

Satoshi Nakaniwa

Chief Financial Officer, Managing Executive Officer, Director

Katsuyuki Imada

Senior Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Business Strategy, Director

Jun Miyazaki

Senior Managing Executive Officer

Yuichi Wada

Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Sales

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3.23 mean rating - 13 analysts
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Latest News

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Japanese companies go high-tech in the battle against food waste

Japanese companies are ramping up the use of artificial intelligence and other advanced technology to reduce waste and cut costs in the pandemic, and looking to score some sustainability points along the way.

Nikkei ends at 30-yr high as drug makers rally on COVID-19 treatment news

Japan's benchmark Nikkei share average inched up to close at a fresh three-decade high on Tuesday, as drug makers led the charge on a report that Chugai Pharmaceutical's drug was effective in treating COVID-19 patients.

Drug makers help Nikkei scale fresh 3-decade high

Japan's benchmark Nikkei share average recovered from early falls on Tuesday to hit a fresh three-decade high, with drug makers leading the charge following a report of another effective COVID-19 treatment.

Toyota unveils new fuel cell car in fresh push on hydrogen technology

Japan's Toyota Motor Corp put its revamped Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car, with 30% greater range, on sale on Wednesday in a fresh push to promote the zero-emission technology amid rapidly growing demand for electric vehicles, including its own.

Japan regulator tells convenience stores to stop forcing 24-hr rule on franchises

Japanese anti-monopoly regulators on Wednesday told convenience store chains to stop forcing franchises to stay open 24 hours a day, after complaints from franchise owners struggling to find late-night staff and make a profit during quiet business hours.

Japan's Itochu boosts FamilyMart stake despite criticism over offer

Japanese trading house Itochu Corp <8001.T> boosted its stake in convenience store chain FamilyMart Co <8028.T> to about two-thirds after a $5.5 billion tender offer that was criticised by some activist investors as being too low.

Breakingviews - Japan’s FamilyMart plays way too easy to get

A convenience-store takeover doesn't check out. Japanese trading house Itochu, which already owns just over 50% of FamilyMart, wants to buy the rest of the convenience-store chain in a $5.4 billion deal. The premium is thin, and governance concerns should give investors...

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Mitsubishi Corp. forecasts $2.8 billion hit to annual profit from COVID-19

Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp <8058.T> reported on Thursday a 77% plunge in net profit for the April-June quarter and predicted annual profit will tumble by 63% as the COVID-19 outbreak will wipe out 300 billion yen ($2.8 billion) in profit.

Japanese robot to clock in at a convenience store in test of retail automation

(This July 15 story corrects paragrph 5 to clarify investor is Airbus Ventures, not Airbus SE)

Itochu launching $5.4 billion tender offer for rest of FamilyMart

Japanese trading house Itochu Corp <8001.T> on Wednesday announced a 581 billion yen ($5.4 billion) tender offer for the rest of convenience store FamilyMart Co <8028.T>, seeking full control of a business facing slow growth and tough competition.

Japan's NTT aims to expand renewable energy capacity to 7.5 GW by 2030

Japan's Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) plans to boost its renewable energy capacity manifolds to 7.5 gigawatts (GW) by 2030 as the telecommunications giant steps up its energy business to drive growth, its spokesman said on Tuesday.

Japan's Seven & i abandons $22 billion bid for Speedway gas stations in U.S.: source

Japanese retail group Seven & i Holdings <3382.T> has abandoned a bid for Marathon Petroleum Corp's <MPC.N> Speedway gas stations in the United States after balking at the price, which media reports had put at $22 billion, a source said on Monday.

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Monday:

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Monday:

Japan's KDDI ties up with store chain Lawson for payments, buys stake

Japanese telecom company KDDI Corp <9433.T> is taking a 2.1% stake in convenience store chain Lawson <2651.T> as part of a tie-up in smartphone payment services, amid a push by the government and businesses to bolster their digital options.

KDDI to buy stake in convenience store chain Lawson for phone payment tie-up - Nikkei

Japanese telecom company KDDI Corp will pay more than 12 billion yen ($110.46 million) for about a 2% stake in convenience store chain Lawson as the pair tie up in smartphone payment services, the Nikkei Shimbun reported.

Japan wants to go cashless, but elderly aren't so keen

Cash is king in Japan, and more so for the country's fast-ageing population who are still deeply reluctant to give it up.

Uber Eats, Japan convenience store Lawson form delivery tie-up

Uber Eats and Japanese convenience store chain Lawson <2651.T> on Tuesday announced a delivery partnership in central Tokyo, seeking to capitalize on growing demand for quick home delivery of food and everyday items.

Nikkei slips, investors wary before Jackson Hole event, G7 summit

Japanese shares dropped on Wednesday as renewed worries about a global recession weighed on risk assets, while the U.S.-China trade war and political uncertainty in Italy and Britain added to the general air of caution in markets.

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