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Nov. 9, 2010

FamilyMart Wins the 15th Excellent IR Activity Award

FamilyMart Co., Ltd. has been chosen as a recipient of the 15th Excellent IR Activity Award for fiscal 2010 by the Japan Investor Relations Association (JIRA). This marks the second time, and the first time in four years since 2006, that FamilyMart has won this award.

The Excellent IR Activity Award has as its objective the selection and recognition of companies that have achieved outstanding results in the field of investor relations (IR) including a deep understanding of the purpose of IR, have taken aggressive action to promote IR and have maintained the strong support of market participants. This marks the 15th year that this award has been presented. This year, 322 companies were screened, out of which 13 were selected via questionnaires and the screening committee.

The following are the reasons that FamilyMart has received this award. (Japan Investor Relations Association)

FamilyMart (Awarded for the 2nd time the Excellent IR Activity Award)
FamilyMart has maintained a consistent approach to information disclosure that improves year after year. Executive management suitably explains important decisions that it makes in such areas as mergers and acquisitions as well as changes in corporate performance. Executive management also maintains close contact with the Investor Relations Department. The IR Department emphasizes communication with the marketplace, maintains contact with relevant departments and responds to their interests. The holding of briefing sessions by those responsible for overseas business, as well as affiliated store events helps investors gain a multifaceted understanding of its business.

Japan Investor Relations Association

Under our slogan of "FamilyMart, Where You Are One of the Family," we aim to ensure that our customers enjoy every minute they spend in our stores, by offering them convenience, friendliness and fun. FamilyMart is committed to ensuring that its investor relations activities respect its policy of simple and forthright disclosure characterized by accuracy, promptness and impartiality and contribute to raising corporate value through interactive market communications.