In the drugstore industry, as competitors open stores and price competition intensifies, the movement toward integration and reorganization of companies is intensifying, and the difficult business environment continues.
Furthermore, regarding the future economic situation, it is expected that the outlook will continue to be uncertain due to concerns about the impact of the spread of the new coronavirus on domestic and overseas economic conditions.
Under these circumstances, under the management philosophy of "providing affluence and leeway in the lives of our customers," we will continue to work on enhancing counseling services that make use of our high expertise in beauty and health, as well as private brands. We will endeavor to provide convenience through an assortment of high-quality and affordable products, including products, and aim to be a familiar and convenient drugstore that is familiar to our customers.
Jun Tsuruha, President and CEO