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RPT-Closing time? Japan convenience stores pressed to end 24-7 model amid labour crunch

Mar 21 2019

* Franchise owners battle with 7-Eleven to keep shorter hours

Closing time? Japan convenience stores pressed to end 24-7 model amid labor crunch

Mar 20 2019

TOKYO Japan's 24-hour convenience stores are struggling to stay open around the clock as an industry that has continually expanded now finds itself at the sharp end of a labor shortage.

Itochu amasses 40 percent stake in Descente in rare Japan hostile bid

Mar 15 2019

TOKYO Trading house Itochu Corp said on Friday it has amassed a 40 percent stake in sportswear maker Descente Ltd, setting the stage for a rare hostile takeover in Japan's consensus-driven market.

UPDATE 1-Japan's Zozo cuts outlook, blames failed measurement-taking Zozosuit

Jan 31 2019

* Sees full-year operating profit Y26.5 bln vs previous Y40 bln

Nissan says it's target of SEC inquiry after report of probe on exec pay

Jan 28 2019

TOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Monday it was the target of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) inquiry, widening a scandal involving the Japanese firm and its ousted Chairman Carlos Ghosn over his alleged financial misconduct. | Video

Ghosn's Renault lieutenant drew extra salary via holding: documents

Jan 11 2019

PARIS/YOKOHAMA One of Renault boss Carlos Ghosn's senior executives received an additional six-figure salary unknown to the carmaker's board via the Dutch joint venture overseeing its alliance with Nissan , according to sources and documents seen by Reuters.

Insight: Ghosn's Renault lieutenant drew extra salary via holding - documents

Jan 11 2019

PARIS/YOKOHAMA One of Renault boss Carlos Ghosn's senior executives received an additional six-figure salary unknown to the carmaker's board via the Dutch joint venture overseeing its alliance with Nissan, according to sources and documents seen by Reuters.

INSIGHT-Ghosn's Renault lieutenant drew extra salary via holding - documents

Jan 11 2019

* Renault-Nissan at centre of financial misconduct scandal (Updates with latest charges)

INSIGHT-Ghosn's Renault lieutenant drew extra salary via holding - documents

Jan 10 2019

PARIS/YOKOHAMA, Jan 10 One of Renault boss Carlos Ghosn's senior executives received an additional six-figure salary unknown to the carmaker's board via the Dutch joint venture overseeing its alliance with Nissan, according to sources and documents seen by Reuters.

Uniqlo owner blames warm winter for profit fall, predicts tough second quarter

Jan 10 2019

TOKYO Fast Retailing Co Ltd, the owner of Uniqlo, posted a surprise drop in profit as unseasonably warm weather hit sales of winter clothes, and outlined a tough second quarter as it offloads the inventory at a discount.

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