Lawson to acquire HMV Japan for £14m

Convenience store retailer Lawson is to acquire music and video retailer HMV Japan on December 1 for ¥1.8bn (£14m). All of HMV Japan’s shares will be purchased from Daiwa Securities SMBC Principal Investments Co. HMV Japan runs 37 stores in Japan. Lawson hopes that the acquisition will help boost its ...

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