Monthly Operations Summary FY2022 (May 2022)

Convenience Store Business in Japan



Lawson Business(LAWSON and NATURAL LAWSON)
Existing Stores Sales 103.0%
Number of Customers 101.8%
Spending per Customer 101.2%
All Stores Sales 104.5%

*This chart shows the total sales of LAWSON and NATURAL LAWSON operated by Lawson, Inc. Sales of Lawson Kochi, Inc., Lawson Minami-Kyushu, Inc., and Lawson Okinawa, Inc. are not included.
*Existing stores: Figures of tickets and gift card etc. are not included.



Lawson Group
Opening 13
Closure 16
Total Number of Stores 14660

*The number of stores in Lawson Group includes Lawson, Inc., Lawson Kochi, Inc., Lawson Minami-Kyushu, Inc., and Lawson Okinawa, Inc.

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The sales result of LAWSON Business (LAWSON and NATURAL LAWSON) in May is as follows*1.
Existing-store sales (excluding ticket and gift card sales etc.) increased 3.0% year on year over the same period and the average number of customers per store increased 1.8% and the average customer spend rose 1.2% year on year.

The Lawson Group operated 14,660 convenience stores in Japan at the end of May 2022, including 134 NATURAL LAWSON stores and 668 LAWSON STORE 100 stores.

<Sales situation>
・In rice products category, sales of rice balls were strong. In addition to strengthening the product lineup, measures such as app coupons and trial vouchers were successful.
・Sales of "Machikado Chubo", an in-store cooking service, continued to be strong, driven by "Mixed-seafood Tempura Rice Bowl", which was renewed this month.
・In bakery (sandwiches etc.) category, sales of "Pastrami Beef, Roast Beef & Potato Salad", which was featured in a TV program, and high unit price burgers, which were promoted on Meat Day (the 29th of every month), performed well.
・In cooked noodles, sales of the reasonable size "Choi-men" series and the cold noodle category, such as cold soba noodles, were strong.
・In over-the-counter fast food products, sales of "KARAAGE-KUN Fried Chicken" were driven by the "one extra portion" sale and trial voucher program.

<Sales Promotion Measures>
“Dragon Ball Super” Campaign smartphone lottery (-5/9)
Okinawa Fair (5/10-5/30), etc.

Cigarette sales were a factor that pushed up existing-store sales in May by about 1.5 point year-on-year.

Note 1: Sales of the LAWSON Business include sales generated by LAWSON stores (excluding Lawson Okinawa, Inc., Lawson Minami-Kyushu, Inc., and Lawson Kochi, Inc.), NATURAL LAWSON stores.