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TORRANCE, Calif. -- Famima Corporation, the U.S. branch of Tokyo-based retail chain FamilyMart Co., Ltd., opened its eighth fresh-oriented, convenience-styled store yesterday in downtown Los Angeles.
"With over 150,000 people working downtown every day and many more always coming to visit L.A., the downtown Famima store will target working professionals by offering them a variety of healthy and gourmet meals, snacks, drinks, and everyday items with quality, quick customer service," said Mr. Shiro Inoue, Famima's president and c.e.o. "We are especially proud of our ongoing promotion with the City of Los Angeles, called 'See MY L.A.,' which will encourage more business growth while also introducing Famima to more people."
For the promotion, FamilyMart and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will work together to promote Los Angeles as a travel destination for FamilyMart's approximately 10 million, daily customers who visit the company's stores in Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, and Shanghai.
FamilyMart Company, Ltd. operates 12,914 stores operating in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, and China and had 2005 net sales of approximately $10.3 billion.