Monthly Operations Summary FY2022 (Aug 2022)

Convenience Store Business in Japan



Lawson Business(LAWSON and NATURAL LAWSON)
Existing Stores Sales 105.0%
Number of Customers 102.7%
Spending per Customer 102.3%
All Stores Sales 107.4%

*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 20
Closure 22
Total Number of Stores 14655

*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 August is as follows*1.
Existing-store sales (excluding ticket and gift card sales etc.) increased 5.0% year on year over the same period and the average number of customers per store increased 2.7% and the average customer spend rose 2.3% year on year.
The Lawson Group operated 14,655 convenience stores in Japan at the end of August 2022, including 133 NATURAL LAWSON stores and 668 LAWSON STORE 100 stores.

<Sales situation>
・In over-the-counter fast food products, sales of "KARAAGE-KUN Fried Chicken" were strong due to the release of new flavors such as "KARAAGE-KUN Fried Chicken, HORINISHI Spice" supervised by Outdoor Spice Horinishi.
・In rice products category, sales of rice balls in general were strong due to the success of a campaign offering free beverage coupons and other measures, and sales of the "Kore ga Bento" series continued to be strong.
・Sales of "Machikado Chubo", an in-store cooking service, continued to be strong, driven by sales of local delicacies sold only in certain regions.
・Sales of bakery (sandwiches etc.) were strong, including standard sandwiches with more ingredients for a limited time and sandwiches with custard under the supervision of a specialty store.
・In toys, sales of entertainment lottery tickets and trading card games were strong.

<Sales Promotion Measures>
Summer! Outing Fair. (8/2-8/15)
Delicious and Spicy Fair. (8/16-9/5)
HAPPY LAWSON PROJECT. app coupons. (7/19-8/16) etc.
Smartphone App Lottery. (8/17-9/12) etc.

Cigarette sales were a factor that pushed up existing-store sales in August 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.) and NATURAL LAWSON stores.