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Akio Nitori, founder and CEO of low cost furnishings and inside items big Nitori Holdings, has been on a constructing binge to make Nitori a one-stop store for the house. In April, the Tokyo-listed firm introduced plans to take a ten% stake, value an estimated $96 million, in listed Japanese electronics retailer Edion.

This follows its practically $1.7 billion deal in late 2020, in a uncommon hostile takeover in Japan, to amass Tokyo-based Shimachu, a listed home-improvement middle chain. It has additionally ramped up the tempo of retailer