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Seven-Eleven Japan logs first monthly sales drop since 2010

Convenience store chain reckons with fallout from mobile payments hack

7-Eleven franchisees say the hacking of Seven-Eleven Japan's 7Pay platform contributed to a drop in customer traffic.

TOKYO -- Seven-Eleven Japan reported Tuesday its first year-on-year decline in monthly chainwide sales in more than nine years, with bad weather and the hacking of the short-lived 7Pay mobile payment platform seemingly driving customers elsewhere.

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