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Established in 1963, Seiyu is one of the largest supermarket chains in Japan. Walmart has been a proud investor in Seiyu since 2002. In 2008, the company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Walmart to further its ambition to become Japan’s leading omnichannel retailer through a focus on providing value, fresh produce and digital convenience. Learn more.

Walmart announced a new ownership structure for Seiyu in November 2020.

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Walmart Japan President & CEO: Lionel Desclée
Website: www.seiyu.co.jp 
Total Number of Associates: 34,600*
*As of November 2020
Total Retail Units: 300+

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