AEON Co., Ltd. is a holding company which engages in the management of its group companies in the operation of supermarkets and shopping centers. It operates through the following segments: General Merchandise Store (GMS), Supermarket (SM), Health and Wellness, Financial Services, Development, Services and Specialty Store, International, and Other. The GMS segment includes general merchandise and bento specialty stores. The SM segment manages supermarkets, discount stores, convenience stores, and small-sized shops. The Health and Wellness segment oversees drugstores and dispensing pharmacies. The Financial Services segment offers s credit card, financing, and banking services. The Development segment deals with the development and leasing of shopping centers. The Services and Specialty Store segment engages in the management of facilities, amusement centers, restaurants, and specialty stores that sell casual apparel and footwear. The International segment handles retail stores in the ASEAN region and China. The Other segment includes mobile marketing and digital business. The company was founded by Sozaemon Okada in 1758 and is headquartered in Chiba, Japan.