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 Economy As Japanese banks shed ATMs, convenience stores take up the slack Convenience stores play a bigger role getting cash into customers' hands. People are increasingly getting their money from ATMs at convenience stores.
September 19, 2017 09:15 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- With convenience stores almost everywhere in Japan -- many with automated teller machines -- there is less reason than ever for customers to seek out bank-operated ATMs.
In a country where many people still prefer to use cash, Japanese banks for decades were keen to install ATMs wherever they thought people wanted them.
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