Everything You Can Do at a Japanese Konbini!

In Japan, you can’t walk a single block without passing at least one convenience store, or “konbini” (コンビニ) in Japanese. As of March 2022, there are 58,133 convenience stores in Japan, and the major ones are 7-Eleven, Family Mart, and Lawson. Chances are you’ve already heard about convenient Japan’s konbini are, but there are lots of other things that you … Read More

Legal shoplifting experience!? Lawson GO, new cashier-less Conbini opens 


On October 11, Lawson, a major convenience store chain, announced the opening of Lawson GO, a store introducing “walk-through payment,” which allows customers to make payments without going through a cash register while holding merchandise. The Lawson Go MS GARDEN store, located in the Mitsubishi Foods headquarters, began operation on the same day. Lawson GO is a technology that allows … Read More