On September 23, the Lawson Keio SFC convenience store and relaxing Kamoike Lounge opened on the basement floor of the Sigma building where the coop cafeteria is located. Mr. Katsuyuki Imada, Senior Executive Managing Officer from Lawson Inc., and character Ponta visited SFC for Lawson’s opening.
About Lawson Keio SFC
Opening Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Hours that the store staff will not be there: 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (by automated check-out system)
Closed: Sundays and holidays
*The days and times the store is open is subject to change depending on the academic affairs schedule.
*As the store is located in the Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus, only students, faculty members, staff, and visitors who are permitted by the university can use the store.
Comments from Mr. Shimada, the store manager of the Keio Co-op at SFC (operates the Lawson Keio SFC)
The Lawson Keio SFC offers food such as bento lunchboxes, sandwiches and pastries, rice balls, snacks, beverages as well as fresh coffee, desserts, etc. at and after lunch time. There is an ATM and you can also take care of things such as paying utility bills. You can pay by cash, credit card, and other cashless apps. We strive to offer a wide variety of services that people can benefit from.
About the Kamoike Lounge
The Kamoike Lounge consists of a private area with 39 chairs and a common area with sofas, tables, and 55 chairs for smaller groups to accommodate up to around 100 people. The sofas and other furniture were selected with a focus on comfortability over durability, and are for a variety of uses such as taking a rest or group discussions. It is sure to be a place where fond memories will be made.
Opening Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
*You cannot make reservations. Do not use chairs for too long of a time so that others can use them.
Lawson Keio SFC is also used for joint research as a leading model of a “smart energy store” that optimizes energy usage with a VPP (Virtual Power Plant) to benefit the environment. See the press release for more details.
https://www.kri.sfc.keio.ac.jp/ja/news/lawson_0920/ (Japanese only)
General Affairs Office at Shonan Fujisawa Campus (SFC)