Lawson, Inc. engages in the management and operation of convenience stores. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Convenience Stores; Seijo Ishii, Entertainment and Others. The Domestic Convenience Stores segment includes Lawson, Natural Lawson, Lawson Store 100, and Lawson Mart chain stores. The Seijo Ishii segment manages supermarkets. The Entertainment segment sells concert tickets at Lawson stores, and music and video software at HMV stores. The Others segment handles financial services and overseas business. The company was founded on April 15, 1975 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.