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Why Japan’s Aeon Mall is chasing growth overseas

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As the pandemic moves further and further into the rearview mirror, Japan’s Aeon Mall is looking to put the afterburners on its shopping centre development program, both inside and outside Japan.  First though, it is focused on getting its operational and financial metrics back to pre-pandemic levels, which has proven to be easier said than done, as multiple waves of Covid-19 and robust official countermeasures have repeatedly rocked its two biggest markets: China and Japan. Considering t