Retailers Trying to Minimize Contact to Prevent Virus Spread

Retailers Trying to Minimize Contact to Prevent Virus Spread

   Tokyo, June 30 (Jiji Press)--To prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, convenience stores and restaurant chains in Japan are trying to minimize contact between customers and staff by promoting the use of self-checkout and cashless payments.
   Starting on Wednesday, convenience store chain Lawson Inc. <2651> will run a two-month campaign to grant 1 point per 50 yen spent before tax to customers who use self-checkout machines, in addition to regular reward points.

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