Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Retail FamilyMart to trim 10% of staff in Japan to reduce bloat Convenience store chain extends more financial aid to struggling franchises FamilyMart will increase monetary aid to franchisees to deal with Japan's labor shortage.
TAKAYUKI YAO, Nikkei staff writer November 15, 2019 05:19 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Convenience store operator
FamilyMart will shed about 800 jobs, or about 10% of its Japanese workforce, to address inefficiencies following a series of mergers and acquisitions.
Severance packages will be offered to volunteers by February under plans announced Thursday, generally targeting those 40 and older.
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