July 12, 2013

Japanese convenience store Lawson looking to expand pharmacy outlets abroad with new acquisitions



"Japan’s second-biggest convenience store chain (Lawson) plans to open one-stop shops catering to the rising number of health-conscious consumers who eat nutritiously and take dietary supplements and drugs...Lawson hopes that investing in foreign drugstores will help it adapt their expertise to the Japanese market...Lawson ran 11,249 outlets in Japan and 461 stores overseas as of May."




Source: Lawson shopping for health-savvy foreign drugstores
BLOOMBERG
July 11th 2013
Japan Times

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