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September 21, 2015updated 21 Jan 2022 9:47am

Japan’s Lawson and 7-11 enable acceptance of UnionPay credit cards

Lawson and 7-11, two chain convenient stores in Japan, have agreed to accept UnionPay credit cards comprehensively by enabling no-PIN transactions.

By Verdict Staff

Lawson and 7-11, two chain convenient stores in Japan, have agreed to accept UnionPay credit cards comprehensively by enabling no-PIN transactions.

In Japan, Lawson operates with 120,000 stores, while 7-11 comprises 18,000 convenient stores. The latest cooperation will allow all these stores to accept UnionPay credit cards.

Both password and signature will not be required if the purchasing amount of UnionPay credit card is below JPY10,000, whereas password can be exempted if the purchasing amount is more than JPY10,000.

In addition, Lawson is also offering a special offer exclusive to UnionPay credit cardholders, where they can get a coupon equal to JPY200 from 1 October to 7 November if their purchasing amount from 1 October to 7 October exceeds JPY20,000 (including taxes).

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