Lawson Inc

Type: Company
Name: Lawson Inc
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

New Market Research Report: Retailing in Japan (2014) - Market Sizes

Boston, MA -- ( ReleaseWire ) -- 10/16/2014 -- Retailing in Japan by Mintel Market Sizes provides you with annual year-end market size data, most recently updated in 2014. This market covers sales to consumers through all retailers including direct from ... [Published SBWire - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Puregold counting on peak season to hit sales target

In the first nine months, growth was at 15%, and it remains confident of making up the difference in the remainder of the year, an official said.“We have recovered (from a sales dip in the first half) and we’re well on our way to double-digit growth. ... [Published Business World - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Govts, businesses join hands to boost regional economies

The Yomiuri Shimbun A growing number of local authorities and private-sector businesses are forming comprehensive partnership agreements in a bid to revitalize their regions. The two sides are strengthening their cooperation in such areas as services ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Seven-Eleven, Lawson log record-high operating profits

Jiji Press Seven-Eleven Japan Co. and Lawson Inc. posted record operating profits for March-August, but the other three major Japanese convenience store operators saw their operating profits fall, according to their earnings reports.Seven-Eleven, a unit ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Aeon to Start Growing Rice as Companies Replace Farmers

Aeon Co. (8267) , Japan ’s largest supermarketchain that sells everything from fresh food to bicycles across424 stores, plans to become the nation’s largest rice grower.Starting with 11 hectares (27 acres) of rice paddies leasedfrom local farmers, its ... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Asian stock market, economy and companies update (October 08, 2014)

apshot (as of 02:30 GMT)***- Nikkei225 -1.5%, S&P/ASX -0.7%, Kospi flat, Shanghai Composite -0.1%, Hang Seng -0.8%, Dec S&P500 +0.1% at 1,929***Commodities/Fixed Income***- Dec gold +0.1% at $1,213/oz, Nov crude oil -0.4% at $88.52/brl, Dec copper flat ... [Published Stock Markets Review - Oct 08 2014]
Entities: CSL Ltd, Stock Market, Japan
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 2 reports

Lawson chain set to raise age limit for hiring store managers to 65

Major convenience store chain operator Lawson Inc. plans to raise the age limit for hiring operations managers at its outlets from 55 to 65 Tuesday in a bid to tap the expertise and experience of older people, company sources said Sunday.With a growing ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Roundup: Nikkei tumbles on yen's rise, concerns over global economy

The Nikkei stock index tumbled 2.61 percent to a one-month low as the yen regained ground against the U.S. dollar and fears for the health of the global economy, coupled with the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S., combined to create a risk-averse ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Nikkei tumbles 2.6% to 1-month low on global economy worries

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Tokyo stocks tumbled Thursday, with the Nikkei stock index plunging to a one-month low below the 15,700 line, hurt by worries over the course of the global economy and the first confirmed case of Ebola in the U.S.The 225-issue Nikkei ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

Seijo Ishii buyout costly for Lawson

The Yomiuri Shimbun With the purchase of Seijo Ishii Co., a high-end supermarket chain, Lawson Inc. hopes to diversify its retail business, though the supermarket sector has been struggling with consumers cutting back due to the higher consumption tax ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 6 reports

Lawson to buy upscale Seijo Ishii

The Yomiuri Shimbun Major convenience store operator Lawson Inc. will acquire upscale supermarket chain Seijo Ishii, which runs stores mainly in the Tokyo metropolitan area and the Kansai region, Lawson said Tuesday.The purchasing price, including debt, ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Japan’s Suntory brings in first outsider to lead family firm to global growth, say sources

Family-owned Suntory Holdings Ltd will appoint its first outsider president, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the century-old Japanese drinks maker accelerates plans to transform itself from local champion to global giant. Takeshi Niinami, ... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Business - Jun 24 2014]

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...After an initial extended session dip, shares were modestly higher, as investors take solace in CEO commentary forecasting "continued solid sales and profit growth at our KFC division."
"Market players moved to avoid riskier assets because of fresh uncertainty over the global economy" said Hiroichi Nishi, assistant general manager of equity research at SMBC Nikko Securities Inc

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New Market Research Report: Retailing in Japan ... [Published SBWire - Oct 16 2014]
Puregold counting on peak season to hit sales t... [Published Business World - Oct 14 2014]
Govts, businesses join hands to boost regional ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 12 2014]
Seven-Eleven, Lawson log record-high operating ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 09 2014]
Aeon to Start Growing Rice as Companies Replace... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 08 2014]
Asian stock market, economy and companies updat... [Published Stock Markets Review - Oct 08 2014]
Lawson chain set to raise age limit for hiring ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 05 2014]
Lawson chain set to raise age limit for hiring ... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 05 2014]
Roundup: Nikkei tumbles on yen's rise, concerns... [Published Individual.com - Oct 02 2014]
TradeTheNews.com Asian Market Update: AUD rebou... [Published Global-View.com - Oct 02 2014]
Nikkei tumbles 2.6% to 1-month low on global ec... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 02 2014]
Seijo Ishii buyout costly for Lawson [Published The Japan News - Oct 01 2014]
Lawson,Inc. to fully acquire SEIJO ISHII CO., LTD. [Published Reuters UK - Oct 01 2014]
Lawson to buy supermarket chain Seijo Ishii [Published Japan Today - Sep 30 2014]
Lawson to buy upscale Seijo Ishii [Published The Japan News - Sep 30 2014]
Lawson, Inc. to acquire supermarket chain Seijo... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
Lawson to buy high-end supermarket operator Sei... [Published Japan Times - Sep 30 2014]
Lawson to buy high-end supermarket operator Sei... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Sep 30 2014]
Convenience store Lawson to acquire upscale sup... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 30 2014]
Lawson to buy supermarket chain Seijo Ishii for... [Published Reuters - Sep 30 2014]
SADIF Analytics releases new summary due dilige... [Published PR inside - Sep 23 2014]
Why a Couche-Tard deal to buy a US$16B stake in... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
PM Abe Adviser: JP Businesses Need to Take More... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Jul 24 2014]
Japan’s Suntory brings in first outsider ... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Business - Jun 24 2014]
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Puregold, Japanese retailer to open convenience... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 13 2014]
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Lawson chain set to raise age limit for hiring ... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 05 2014]
Major convenience store chain operator Lawson Inc. plans to raise the age limit for hiring operations managers at its outlets from 55 to 65 Tuesday in a bid to tap the expertise and experience of...Read more ... ...
Lawson to buy high-end supermarket operator Sei... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Sep 30 2014]
Lawson Inc. said Tuesday it will purchase high-end supermarket operator Seijo Ishii Co. on Oct. 31 as part of moves to expand its operations. The major convenience store operator will acquire all...Read more ... ...
Why a Couche-Tard deal to buy a US$16B stake in... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - Aug 19 2014]
MONTREAL •Canadian convenience store chain Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. has been approached by investment bankers to bid for a minority stake in China’s Sinopec Sales, the biggest fuel retail network in the world. But whether it pulls the trigger and ...
PM Abe Adviser: JP Businesses Need to Take More... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Jul 24 2014]
Japanese businesses need different managers who are more willing to take risks as the country emerges from 15 years of deflation that hampered innovation, according to Takeshi Niinami, chairman of Lawson Inc. “Most CEOs were promoted because they are ...
Japan’s Suntory brings in first outsider ... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Jun 24 2014]
Family-owned Suntory Holdings Ltd will appoint its first outsider president, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the century-old Japanese drinks maker accelerates plans to transform itself from local champion to global giant.Takeshi Niinami, ...
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