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Aging Japan creates demand for grocery stores on wheels

Tokushimaru's mobile supermarkets pull right up to customers' doorsteps

Trucks are becoming part of Japan's infrastructure as more elderly consumers count on them for access to daily necessities. (Photo by Takeshi Hasegawa)

TOKUSHIMA, Japan -- In rapidly aging Japan, trucks are becoming pieces of infrastructure.

And a small company in the city of Tokushima that has made this realization is expanding at an accelerating pace.

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