Plenus, operator of "Hotto Motto" lunchbox retail chain, will face antitrust complaints which were mailed today to the competition regulator and a court by a franchisee. Criticism of harsh treatment dispensed by powerful business operators against weaker counterparts is increasing in Japan. The complaint against Plenus alleges an abuse of the superior
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Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.