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Taiwan's convenience stores do it all as they embrace the online retail culture

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A 7-Eleven store in Taipei. The convenience stores make a slim profit from each transaction and are hoping volume will turn it into a moneyspinner.

Taipei

BORROW library books, buy train tickets, pick up online orders or even eat dinner with friends - Taiwan's expansive network of convenience stores takes the concept to a whole new level.

The island of 23 million people is home to the highest density of convenience stores in...

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