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Japan Convenience Store Sales Hit Record High in 2022

Japan Convenience Store Sales Hit Record High in 2022

   Tokyo, Jan. 20 (Jiji Press)--Convenience store sales in Japan in 2022 rose 3.7 pct from the previous year to a record high of 11,177.5 billion yen thanks to the easing of pandemic restrictions on people's movements, the Japan Franchise Association said Friday.
   Demand for "onigiri" rice balls, "bento" boxed meals and soft drinks grew as the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions boosted the flow of people.

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