Lawson Keen to Buy U.S. Convenience Chains in Overseas Push

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  • Japan’s second-biggest operator targets 1,000 stores abroad
  • President aims to be profitable overseas by year to Feb. 2018

Japan’s second-biggest convenience stores operator Lawson Inc. is looking to buy other chains in the U.S. as it speeds up overseas expansion, with the aim of boosting its number of overseas outlets by about a quarter within a year.

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