Japan's Lawson considers aggressive expansion in China

12/21/2009 | Financial Times (tiered subscription model)

The Japanese convenience store chain Lawson is planning to increase its numbers of stores in China by 10 times within the next decade. Lawson President Takeshi Niinami said the Chinese convenience store market will likely expand to about 3,000 stores over the next few years. "We want to be a player with a 10% share," he said.

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