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FamilyMart to add 3,000 outlets in Japan

Convenience store chain FamilyMart Co. plans to open over 3,000 new outlets in Japan over the three years through February 2016, focusing on areas where its presence is relatively low, company officials said. FamilyMart plans to increase the number of outlets to over 100 each in 22 prefectures, including in Akita and Kochi, where it has a small number of stores.