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4 Great Buys Only from Lawson

While 'combini' may be found on almost every corner in Japan, there are distinctions between one store and the next. Here are four things you can only get at Lawson!

How to Use a Loppi Ticket Machine

Loppi ticket machines are a convenient way to get tickets for sports events, concerts and theater, as well as day passes for Universal Studios Japan, Disneyland and the Ghibli Museum!

The 'Combini' in the Castle

Exploring a castle can be thirsty work. So why should you have to leave the grounds when you want to recharge with a cool drink or a tasty snack?

How to Use Lawson Free Wi-Fi

How do you make a convenience store even more convenient? By providing free Wi-Fi to your patrons, that's how!

The Evolution of Convenience Store Bran

Lawson's low-sugar, low-salt bran bread actually came about through a bit of trial and error.

Traditional Japanese Sweets Celebrating Snoopy

Take a bite out of these limited-edition Peanuts sweets, featuring the likes of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and his alter-ego Joe Cool.

7 Smaller ¥100 Chains Not to Miss!

You may know your big chains, but these small ¥100 shops have their own special charms!

Lawson's Top 3 CSR Activities

Lawson offers round-the-clock convenience while working to fulfill its duty to the environment and community.

Lawson Teams Up with Uber Eats

Lawson becomes the first convenience store chain in Japan to offer delivery service with Uber Eats, which has become quite ubiquitous in major cities in Japan.

4 Health-Conscious Convenience Store Snacks

Watching what you eat? Believe it or not, Japanese convenience stores can help you out!

5 Steps to Working at Lawson

Believe it or not, Lawson convenience stores actually employ a lot of staff from overseas, including people from Asia, South America and Europe. So: if you need work, how exactly do you get a job at Lawson?

7 Ways to Fill Out Your Breakfast for ¥108

While most ¥100 stores offer knickknacks and prepackaged snacks for ¥108 (including consumption tax), Lawson Store 100 offers fresh produce and other products that can actually help you make a meal!

6 Awesome Lawson Roll Cakes

Regular or frozen, these melt-in-your-mouth roll cakes are the right call at any time of day!

The 6 Coolest & Most Unusual Lawson Stores

Ever seen a convenience store with a patio? How about one with a play area for kids? Or why not just go for one where you can get a Dragon Quest slime?

5 Kinds of Hot Food from Lawson

Just because you're eating convenience store food doesn't mean it has to be cold!

8 Special Food Items for the Ise-Shima Summit

Celebrate the Ise-Shima region and Mie Prefecture with these eight limited-edition food products from Lawson, ranging from sweet to savory!

Veggie Smoothies Ahoy!

Each containing about a dozen fruits and vegetables, these smoothies are taking your local convenience store by storm!

Birth of a Fried Chicken Empire

Did you know there have been well over 100 flavors of Kara-age Kun fried chicken?

6 Bits of Advanced-Level Lawson Trivia

Did you know that the Lawson Store 100 song apologizes for the price? Or that there's 'frying music' for the staff? This is stuff even Lawson employees don't know!

Have You Ever Shopped in a Lawson Train?

You've heard of Lawson Station, but have you ever shopped in a Lawson train? Located in Kobe City, this unique, train-themed convenience store was unveiled in January 2016.

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