#168: Family Mart (category: convenience store)
Family Mart is a convenience store chain and has the third largest number of branches in Japan after 7-Eleven (refer to #166) and LAWSON (refer to #167). Unlike other major convenience store chains, Family Mart was established in Japan in 1970s.
Compared to other chains, it has the largest number of branches in three prefectures: Nagasaki (refer to #126), Kagoshima (refer to #142), and Okinawa (refer to #144). Japanese people tend to call it "Fami-Ma", abbreviation for Family Mart.
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