Food | Feb 12

Lawson Launches Second Wave of Campaign

TOKYO, Feb 12 (News On Japan) - Convenience store chain Lawson is currently running a campaign called the "Lawson Extra Serving Challenge," where selected products are being sold with approximately 47% more content at the same price. The second phase of the campaign begins today, February 12, and tomorrow, February 13, with the introduction of more generously portioned products.

Starting this evening on February 12, the "Baschi - Basque-style Cheesecake -" will be sold with a 47% increase in quantity. The standard price at Lawson is 265 yen (tax included). Then, starting on February 13, the "Yakisoba Bread," "Japanese-style Sea Chicken Mayonnaise Onigiri," and "Juicy Ham Sandwich" will be available with a 47% increase in quantity.

Standard Lawson prices are as follows: - Yakisoba Bread: 171 yen (tax included) - Japanese-style Sea Chicken Mayonnaise Onigiri: 135 yen (tax included) - Juicy Ham Sandwich: 333 yen

Additionally, from February 13, the "Shinjuku Nakamuraya Supervised Pork Cutlet Curry" will be sold with an increase from the usual one pork cutlet to two. The standard price at Lawson is 646 yen (tax included).

All these products will be sold with the increased quantity only while supplies last, so if there's a product you want to enjoy more of than usual, be sure to head to Lawson!

Source: Dengeki


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