- In 1H20, ended August 31, 2019, Seven & i reported a 1.9% year-over-year decline in net sales. However, the company’s EPS increased 9.2% to ¥125.04.
- The company’s overseas convenience store business witnessed strong performance, with operating income increasing 11.8% year over year. Domestic convenience store operations recorded an operating income growth of 3.9%.
- Superstore Ito-Yokado saw operating income declining 72.7% year over year. Department store chain Sogo & Seibu posted an operating loss of ¥1.1 billion, versus an operating loss of ¥292 million in 1H19.
- Seven & i reiterated its operating income guidance for FY20, yet altered its forecast of total revenues to decline by 1.5% year over year.
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