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Look To The Future – Paul Hardcastle

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Japanese Convenience Stores… Better Than Anybody’s!..

From The Washington Post

At Happy Lawson, a kid-friendly store that overlooks Yokohama Harbor, you can buy fresh sushi and carbon offsets, pay income tax and change diapers, book airplane tickets and sip vodka coolers. There’s hot soup, cold beer, fresh bread, clean toilets, french fries, earwax remover, spotless floors, and a broadband-empowered machine that will order home appliances, book concert tickets and sign you up for driver’s ed.

No Big Gulp, no Slurpee, no mini-pizzas sweating grease under a hot light, but you can drop off luggage for the bullet train and park a stroller beside the bar that abuts the toddler play area. “For mothers to maybe have a sip of alcohol while children play is, I think, welcome,” said Kazuo Kimera, a spokesman for Lawson Inc., which has about 8,600 convenience stores across Japan.

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