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Japanese c-store downturn prompts fresh thinking

After many years of bucking the downward trend in food retail sales, Japanese convenience stores have found themselves under increasing pressure over the past year or so. But, writes Michael Fitzpatrick, Japan’s powerful c-store chains...

JAPAN: Food safety scares opening up industry

JAPAN: Food safety scares opening up industry

The Japanese food industry is stepping up efforts to provide more information about their products after a string of scandals that have made the world’s most suspicious consumers more wary of food safety.