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Dec 14

Don Quijote launches Lidl-style chain to attack convenience stores

Don Quijote, the country’s largest discount chain, is launching a new format designed to take on convenience stores and mini-supermarkets. Using know-how gleaned from its acquisition of Nagasakiya, it is confident it has solved the problem of food distribution, but will also sell apparel, toys and electronics too. The idea looks like a small version […]

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Sep 15

¥100 Shops enter new era of growth

Although the impact of the April tax increase is now dissipating for many sectors, it has refocused consumers on price. Lower priced retailers in the FMCG and discount sectors have done particularly well. The four major ¥100 Shop discount chains are all looking to expand store numbers rapidly this year. The four major ¥100 Shop […]

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