Aeon Co Ltd (8267.T)
17 Jul 2018
TOKYO Aeon Co Ltd, Japan's largest retailer by sales, posted a record annual operating profit after a 14 percent jump from the previous year on the back of restructuring efforts, and forecast a further gain this year.
* Says will invest in U.S. online retailer Boxed (Adds executive comment)
* SAYS TO INVEST IN BOXED Further company coverage: (Reporting By Chris Gallagher)
TOKYO, April 11 Aeon Co Ltd, Japan's largest retailer by sales, said on Wednesday full-year operating profit climbed 14 percent to a record on the back of restructuring efforts.
BRIEF-Yahoo Japan: It Is True Company Is Considering Tie-Up With SoftBank, Aeon In Online Retail Business But Nothing Decided Yet
* YAHOO JAPAN: IT IS TRUE COMPANY IS CONSIDERING TIE-UP WITH SOFTBANK, AEON IN ONLINE RETAIL BUSINESS BUT NOTHING DECIDED YET Related story: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Sam Nussey)
TOKYO, Feb 9 SoftBank Group Corp, Yahoo Japan Corp> and Aeon Co Ltd plan to launch an online retail business, NHK reported on Friday.