JAPAN: Lawson to open convenience store inside bank
Japanese convenience store operator Lawson is opening its first outlet inside a bank today [Wednesday], as part of a move to diversify its operations. In the face of growing competition, Lawson has been looking for new and different locations to site new outlets. Last week, the retailer announced it had made an agreement with the Teito Rapid Transit Authority to open its first Lawson outlet in a subway station in Tokyo in November.
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