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Convenience Archives

Korean c-stores mull surcharges for late-night shoppers

The union also plans to ask convenience store chains to expand unmanned operations during late-night hours

7-Eleven brings Peanuts x FDMTL collectibles to Singapore

The range includes eight limited-edition Peanuts-inspired bags and pouches designed by Gaku Tsuyoshi himself

7-Eleven Singapore launches beachfront store with Tiger Beer

7-Eleven Singapore has collaborated with Tiger Beer to open its first beachfront store on the sands of Palawan Beach Wal...

Thailand’s Big C buys Cambodian retailer Kiwi Mart

Gary Hardy of Big C Supercentre described the investment as an "important opportunity" for both Big C and its parent fir...

Lawson to sell Muji grocery products in 14,000 stores

By the end of next year all stores will carry about 170 'daily' items from Muji, including food, confectionery, statione...

Korean c-store operators double down on specialty stores

South Korean convenience store chains are placing a bigger focus on developing specialty stores aimed at attracting more...

Japanese retailer Lawson considers floating Seijo Ishii chain

Japanese convenience store operator Lawson is considering taking wholly owned supermarket chain Seijo Ishii Co public, i...

Korea Seven’s takeover of rival Ministop cleared by regulator

“The approval is expected to spur competition and promote consumers’ benefits as the deal will likely strengthen three-w...

From Domino’s to KFC: Is drone delivery the next convenience battleground?

Last month major brands like KFC and Domino’s announced they were launching drone delivery services. Here, we look at th...

Seoul’s street vendor and shoe repair stalls are disappearing

This represents a decline of about 40 per cent or 998 compared to 10 years ago.