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Tax Free LAOX Closes all Shops in Kyushu and Okinawa

LAOX will close all its shops in Kyushu and Okinawa, reflecting upon unclear prospects for international tourism related to the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The major duty-free shop operator currently operates 24 shops across Japan. However, half of those shops, including six in Kyushu and one in Okinawa, will be closed shortly. Meanwhile, the shops are currently working to shift their business style to suit the demands of domestic customers better. Source: NHK

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Published: Jul 30, 2020 / Last Updated: Jul 30, 2020