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Lawson store closed after employee puts photo of himself in freezer on Facebook

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A Lawson franchise in Kamobe, Kochi Prefecture, has lost its license after the 21-year-old son of the franchisee uploaded a photograph of himself in the store's freezer onto Facebook.

According to Lawson, a Facebook user reported seeing a photo of the young man inside one of the convenience store chain's food freezers. An investigation revealed that the man, who works part-time at the store, had a friend take a photo of him lying in the store's ice-cream freezer on June 17 and then uploaded it onto Facebook.

The photos have gone viral in Japan, having already made the rounds of Twitter, Facebook and various message boards where, rather than being congratulated on a novel way of keeping cool, his act has been largely criticized.

People are even calling for a boycott of Lawson’s ice-cream, while others declared they will never buy ice cream from a Lawson store ever again.

Lawson canceled its contract with the franchisee and closed the store on Monday, Sankei Shimbun reported.

In a statement to media, Lawson said the photo was taken while the employee was off-duty, but added that mishandling of foodstuffs is strictly forbidden by company policy. The company said that it had decided to dissolve the franchise contract until another owner can be found.

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Phat!

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Reminds me of a scene from Clerks.

2 ( +3 / -1 )

Good for corporate Lawson's here! I am glad to hear that juvenile behavior like this isn't tolerated by the store chain.

But how much do you want to bet that "Dad" opens a Family Mart?

1 ( +8 / -7 )

Sorry, only one word, "idiot!"

0 ( +6 / -6 )

What was he thinking? ...how is climbing into a freezer full of ice cream ever a good idea?

-1 ( +4 / -5 )

Overreaction. Tell him to behave thats about it. Dont destroy his father`s business. Such stupidity.

19 ( +24 / -7 )

Yes, silly, but isn't Lawson's reaction a bit OTT?

7 ( +16 / -9 )

What was he thinking?

It was cool?

5 ( +8 / -3 )

Wow...his parents must have gone ballistic after loosing their franchisee license over the juniors antics...baka..

3 ( +7 / -4 )

Reminds me of the incident with Taco Bell in the States in which the employee too a picture of himself licking Taco shells and uploaded it onto Facebook.

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People are even calling for a boycott of Lawson’s ice-cream, while others declared they will never buy ice cream from a Lawson store ever again.

Yes, it must be taken to the extreme! This son-of-a-lawson-franchisee has made it extremely unimaginable for anyone in their right mind to consume a lawson ice cream ever again. He has forever tainted the Lawson image!! Extremely regrettable and unforgivable!

16 ( +20 / -4 )

this the type of person who never thought of their future. then when they got funk(no money, no job, alone) after some years then they blame on to others what happened to them........

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People are even calling for a boycott of Lawson’s ice-cream, while others declared they will never buy ice cream from a Lawson store ever again.

does "people" and "others" in this story mean more about five people? or even five people over the age of 18 who weren't kidding? come on, this is just sensationalizing this non-story.

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just plain stupid. I guess Lawson has to protect it's image and show that it took the incident very seriously.

5 ( +5 / -0 )

The father will not be able to recoup his investment, lost maybe 50 to 100 M yen all for the sake of his idiot son, and the rest of the crew are all terminated. The father can't sue his son neither. Well, enjoy the rough ride ahead boya.

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I'm glad Lawson went that far for it's reputation. Since it's received such negative press from actual consumers it's important to take extreme measures, because it's built up it's reputation through years of hard work. The regular Lawson customer wants to know that when they purchase a product there that it wasn't sat on by some idiot employee.

Lawson has it's reputation to keep up. It's easy to say, "It's just a prank, lighten up." It's brand image, and that is a very valuable asset, especially in a country like Japan.

1 ( +5 / -5 )

Lawson over-reacted in the name of keeping their image spotless. They've punished the wrong person at the same time. The father didn't instruct his son to be stupid. The son was stupid on his own. If another employee did the same thing, would Lawson take away the franchise or instruct him to be more strict or post guidelines on what the employees can and can't do and then insist the franchisee fire the employee?

And not buying ice cream because of one idiot in one store in Kochi? How does that affect the ice cream in Sapporo? Better they should avoid convenience stores all together and eat healthy food for a change.

19 ( +22 / -4 )

They could have blacklisted the son from employment at Lawson or ever owning a franchise. Or just made him issue a public apology to avoid that. Instead they punish the innocent parents.

I am not going to boycott Lawson or their ice cream because of the incident. I am going to boycott Lawson for taking it out on the parents.

As far as the store goes, just throw the ice cream away, clean the freezer, restock it, and move on.

And as far as nasty son's go, I am wonder if the people at Lawson are the son's of the former Kempeitai with their over-reaction.

3 ( +8 / -5 )

Cold Case: Special Refrigeration Unit

4 ( +6 / -2 )

I don't know, I find it pretty innocent, It's just some stupid thing the kid did.. don't need to destroy a family business because of it, Lawson. This country takes these small things too much seriously.

8 ( +12 / -4 )

Japan being overly sensitive. Again.

Time to put you collective mask on.

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over reaction? no. Whether you like it not, people will be avoiding this Lawson store for the next few years and will also have a bad impact on other lawson stores. Sorry for the father but the action has more repercussion than expected. Sanitation, cleanliness and respect for custumer comes first.

Facebook is becoming a place for idiots who wanted to have a 5 secs fame and followed by a life of misery.

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People are even calling for a boycott of Lawson’s ice-cream, while others declared they will never buy ice cream from a Lawson store ever again.

Well, those people are idiots. Why should the action of the son of one store owner reflect the whole company? It's like saying you're never going to let your child go to any school because one teacher took photos in the toilets. Stupid people over-reacting stupidly.

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Poor dad..

7 ( +8 / -1 )

Lawson needed to make an example out of this idiot. Poor father, though

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

I hope the father's reaction was "You just broke the Law, Son."

OK, I'll see myself out...

7 ( +9 / -2 )

Everyone should just CHILL OUT..,, overreaction, can,t anyone see the funnyside to the story....

He made a mistake, just move on...

4 ( +6 / -2 )

Love the over reaction from Japan.

1 ( +6 / -5 )

It hurts the business's reputation, and as the article stated some people were disturbed by the picture and said that they would never buy ice cream at Lawson again. That is enough to revoke a franchise license in my opinion.

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Yes, a prank gone wrong BUT closing down the store & taking away the guy's license for this is a bit too harsh in my opinion. Sad story for the store owner...

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I think I will take a few similar photos and upload it to close a few more stores

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Son screaming: it was just a prank...

dad thinking: too bad there was no lock on that freezer...

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It does seem very harsh. On the other hand, if the father was that good an owner-manager, he would never have allowed his son - a P/T employee - to be in charge of the store without any other supervision. The kid was clearly using the store as a hangout for him and his mates. What else might have been going on there that the customers have seen and been dissatisfied with? The father should have hired a responsible manager for those times when he was absent from the store. Poor management.

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Whether you like it not, people will be avoiding this Lawson store for the next few years

...or they might go because of its notoriety. We won't find out because people will presume, just as you do.

I hope the parents make lemonade out of these lemons, open their own mom and pop store, and put that freezer outside and let people crawl inside to take pics. Could start a whole new facebook meme to replace planking!

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lol they closed a store over that?

-2 ( +3 / -5 )

Talk about the natural consequence.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Whether you like it not, people will be avoiding this Lawson store for the next few years

Did you even take the time to read the entire article?

Lawson canceled its contract with the franchisee and closed the store on Monday, Sankei Shimbun reported.

They could have blacklisted the son from employment at Lawson or ever owning a franchise. Or just made him issue a public apology to avoid that. Instead they punish the innocent parents.

Seeing as how Lawson's franchised this store to the father, the father was directly responsible for the actions of the employees, in this case it just happened to be his son. If it had been any other employee they would have done the same thing.

Also since it is a franchise, it is the responsibility of the franchise owner to hire or fire employees and not the corporate entity that sold the franchise to the guy's father, meaning that they could only blacklist the son from working at other CORPORATE owned Lawson's and not from the franchise.

That does not mean the corporate headquarters could not pressure the franchise owner to not hire this guy, but they do not have decision making authority in hiring or firing of the franchised stores.

-2 ( +2 / -4 )

Yep... so people who do much worse things like cause nuclear accidents are never sacked... but people who do these kinds of things have their stores closed... This is just another example of Japanese societal bullying, where they go after the little defenseless guys to vent their frustrations on, but never the big ones.

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On the other hand, if the father was that good an owner-manager, he would never have allowed his son - a P/T employee - to be in charge of the store without any other supervision.

Where does it say that the father allowed the son to be in charge of the store? The son was off-duty when the picture was taken, and the article only says that he worked there pt, and does not say anything about him being "in charge".

Why make this assumption?

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Yubaru - What do you reckon the scenario was, then?

Do you then think that whoever was supervising at the time was ok with the son climbing into the freezer and lying on top of the frozen goods?

Or perhaps the manager was in the toilet for 2 minutes, during which time the son, who was hanging out there with his mates in his free time with no other customers there?) was able to clamber in and pose?

The second is more likely, but neither scenario indicates that the store was being run very well. If supervision was that lacking / lax, what would've happened if they'd been robbed?

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It's about the image. And usually consumers would not say oh it's that franchisee or this franchisee. They usually would say oh that brand or this brand.

3 ( +3 / -0 )

How much ya wanna bet that the store will reopen in a few months after this blizzard goes away. The store owner will sue and Lawson's will relent, and the store will reopen.

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

@maria...hey who knows but you are the one that made the assumption that he was in charge not me. There are plenty of times during any given day that the place could very well have been empty and maybe only one or two employees around....who knows. PT-ers are not usually "managers".

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

Tomorrow's headline: "Dad kills son" or will it be "son kills dad in self defence". Pelted to death with tubs of haagen dazs.

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I agree, closing the Lawson's would be extreme. However, simply firing the son might not be enough. Firing whoever's responsible for that kid would be alright.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Over reaction? Nothing serious happens this time so next time some idiot will try and one-up this stunt. Lawson did the right thing and sent a message of that this will NOT be tolerated so that everyone is on the same page. Imagine a little slap on the wrist and this continues, would you feel comfortable playing Russian roulette the next time you go into a Lawson's for an asscream, um, uh, I meant ice cream.

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As for the 'over-reaction' by Lawson: there have been several reports in recent weeks of people finding needles and such in food bought in convenience stores, so it isn't too surprising to find that Lawson is very sensitive at the moment to any suggestion at all that their food isn't absolutely safe. Stupid kid, lack of proper upbringing and supervision by franchise-owner parents.

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I agree with you 100% Cleo - is the sky falling?

By all means Lawson did the correct thing. Now people stating they will boycott Lawson's ice cream? That's an over reaction.

Perhaps dad learned his lesson with raising an idiot son?

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

Doesn't "closing Lawsons" just mean they've fired the dad-owner (or however it works), so the place is temporarily down until they get another owner in to run the store?

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Geez!!!!! These guys are SOOOOOOO sensitive!!! That was just a joke.

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

You know it was a hot day. He thought he might go off if he got too hot or he might cook it was so hot. So he climbed in the freezer in order to remain a raw son.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Hey.... Its hot ...

I support mr freezer man.

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It's not Lawsons fault, nor the lads father, so it does seem harsh the store has to close.. I suppose the lesson to be learned is don't stick your arse where the grub goes.

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I think the ice cream companies should be forced shut pending an official investigation, and the offending convenience store worker executed for his actions- I say this as a faux Japanese neighborhood biddy with 10 imaginary cats.

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

Hey Japan! Overreact much?

-1 ( +3 / -4 )

I hate to take yet another shot at "Cool Biz" and excessive summer-only setsuden, but would the son have done something so dumb if the air conditioning were on and the store's ambient temperature were a pleasant 21 degrees?

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valektJUL. 17, 2013 - 03:16PM JST I hope the father's reaction was "You just broke the Law, Son."

Hilarious!!!!

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Amusing photo, but I would draw the line on whether he has shoes on. Closing the store seems extreme, but it is nice to hear that the Japanese like their ice cream ultra clean.

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if it was just 10 years ago it would have be a non news worthy act of stupidity, but unfortunately the world is very different with FB and twitter at you fingertips. If you catch the attention from the wrong side of the crowd you get burned. Done differently this could have become the next new fad since escalator planking which is equally stupid and dangerous. Lawson would have then used it in their next commercial, some idiot would copy it and get stuck and freeze to death or suffocate themselves and Lawson gets sued. Those days were more interesting.

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Big deal - I'm sure he had his shoes off.

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

You know if there was a Lawson add with a guy in a freezer in a funny skit it would be all laughs. I think it is a massive over reaction and should have had a FINE. Thats all.

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

This is too dumb. First, the dude going into the freezer is dumb. Then the decision to close the store is even dumber.

Can the employees of the store who lost their jobs sue?

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

Doesn't "closing Lawsons" just mean they've fired the dad-owner (or however it works), so the place is temporarily down until they get another owner in to run the store?

The store is the property of the owner, Lawson cannot 'get another owner in', all they can do is revoke the franchise license and stop him operating under the Lawson name.

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People are even calling for a boycott of Lawson’s ice-cream, while others declared they will never buy ice cream from a Lawson store ever again.

Big blooming deal! Can these people be just as angry toward their greedy politicians?

-3 ( +1 / -4 )

dumb guy, the employee should have just taken a picture of his friend inside the freezer instead. Also, this must have been done at a late shift or before opening 'cause I've like never seen an empty Lawson store, I mean it is Japan, unless this Lawson was out in the 'sticks lol. anyways that picture is EPIC, my day has already started of amusing because of seeing this picture. ^___~

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

Some folks are under the impression that "boys will be boys" but what they forget is that a business is a business, and it cannot exist without customers and clients that help keep that business open. One of my colleagues used to own their own business. They let their family members work there but unfortunately their family members didn't have the sense to treat the business as a business and their actions in front of the customers caused them to go out of business.

While it may seem extreme, it doesn't seem so extreme if you have to consider the people that supply the money (by purchasing your products or services) are turned away or go elsewhere due to the actions of an employee that can cause customers (the bread and butter to any business) to spread by word of mouth etc. I used to work in customer service for years, and while there may be some customers who aren't always right, they still have some priority in keeping your business afloat.

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Idiot son ! ! ! Who knows what else he has done with the food at Lawsons.

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Punishing the father for the idiot kid is harsh, but I don´t see what other options Lawson has. If a subcontractor screws up like that, they have be let go. That is what makes capitalism work.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Punish the son, dump the ice cream he tainted, fine the store, apologize. why close them out? way too much of an overreaction.

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

This is definitely an over reaction not only on part of Lawsons but the idiots that would "boycott" for something like this. It is not this can not happen at another convenience store. Also there is a design flaw in the ice cream case, why is there so much space between the ice cream and the glass top that someone can it? All the ice cream in the case was sealed so what got tainted? Besides, if people know how ice cream was made, they wouldn't eat the stuff. Lawsons should have just banded the kid from all stores especially his fathers. Seems cruel to take the livelihood away from someone because his son did something stupid? In that case probably everyone from the Abe down will have to resign including the president of Daiei and Mitsubishi would have to resign as well as Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. of Quebec, Canada that owns Lawsons. Daiei may now own the Japanese Lawsons but since Daiei is a "zombie" company, in restructuring with Marubeni and AEON support so Toru Nishimi is running Daiei and there for running Lawsons. So should Nishimi resign to apologize? Isn't that what CEO should do in Japan?

The kid was in the freezer of a "zombie" company store.... there a joke there somewhere.

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

Who was actually harmed by this foolish prank? No one apart from the father. This is an overreaction.

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The store is the property of the owner, Lawson cannot 'get another owner in', all they can do is revoke the franchise license and stop him operating under the Lawson name.

Unless, and so it seems in this case from the article: "The company said that it had decided to dissolve the franchise contract until another owner can be found." Lawson's owned the building and property. The franchise then in this case was the only thing that this guy owned.

Lawson's is very protective of it's image and brand name, and evidently within the franchise contract there is wording that allows Lawson's to pull a franchise for behavior that damages or lowers the image of the company.

Lawson's is VERY nervous right now because of the recent spate of food tampering that including items from a few of their stores, they don't want any more bad press.

While it may seem severe to some, I for one can not blame them for the actions that they took in pulling the franchise.

I think if I were in Lawson's shoes, and taking into consideration all the problems that have recently happened and then this, I think I would do the same thing. It's a reflection on them as well.

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I honestly don't understand what the big deal is. "Oh no! His pants touched the wrapper of the ice cream that I probably wasn't going to buy anyway! I'm gonna get AIDS!" An overreaction by all parties. If he was naked or something more extreme, yeah, but he didn't put anyone in any kind of danger at all by this "stunt". While it was kind of juvenile, it hurt no one. Please tell me how this in any way qualifies as food tampering.

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Please tell me how this in any way qualifies as food tampering.

If you actually read what I wrote you would see that the reference to food tampering was with regards to Lawson's being very concerned about it's image right now.

No one has suggested in any way that this was a case of food tampering, it's about Lawson's, their franchise rules,

This a part of Lawson's Code of Conduct:

Code of Conduct

We base our actions on a common value standard with a view to realizing our corporate philosophy irrespective of how the environment changes. We have established this enduring value standard as our code of conduct through questioning our own behavior.

Act with utmost consideration for others Challenge with innovative ideas and actions Have a strong will to attain the objectives

http://lawson.jp/en/about/mission/

Act with UTMOST CONSIDERATION FOR OTHERS: that alone covers it I would believe, oh and the link is in English.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

Dumber than dumb, but there is a solution: Take the freezer outside (following much pre-publicity), give the ice cream away (or throw it away), have the "cool" kid pay for his sin by scrubbing and washing the freezer from dawn until dusk in front of the mob, put things back where they belong, re-load the freezer -- with ice cream, not cool kid -- and everyone will be satisfied and forgiven.

Not to mention that the "estranged"-for-24-hrs. customers will then buy more ice cream from that store in an hour than they would otherwise buy in a month. Make a promotion out of the ashes!

That's the American way: turn a fiasco into cash. HQ cutting off the store, the store firing the kid, and every potential buyer puking was, as stated earlier on JT, way OTT.

-3 ( +0 / -3 )

To be honest I don't care. Are we that paranoid about food safety!! How many people defroze and clean their freezers? Not many i bet. Even my ex who cleaned everyday, cleaned the fridge or freezer which contains millions of bacteria. Kids do stupid things. That's how they learn. I feel sorry for the store owner. Larson overreacted. I also think their overreaction makes customers more paranoid.

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To be honest I don't care. Are we that paranoid about food safety!!

I personally don't care either about what the kid did, but this case isn't about food safety. However that being said, I would rather be a little paranoid about the safety of my food than get stuck in the mouth with a piece of wire, or heaven forbid my kids! Paying attention is the point I guess.

Kids do stupid things. That's how they learn. I feel sorry for the store owner. Larson overreacted. I also think their overreaction makes customers more paranoid.

I agree, but this isn't just a kid, it was the owners son, who should have known better. I disagree that Lawson's overreacted, as I believe it's well within their rights to expect a certain decorum from their franchise owners and the employees. It is a reflection (poor) on both the owner and Lawson's as well.

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oh come on, closing the shop is just too much! how will the poor lad ever recover from the tragedy he brought over this family just out of a simple joke - nobody got harmed! was this really necessary?! I think it's over the top..

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

There is never a shortage of stupid employees in the world. The USA NTSA intern thought he/she was funny by releasing false names of the Asiana pilots. These employees need to be dismissed immediately.

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"Lawson" is cruel and heartless for revoking the father's license. If they believe the father is responsible for the son then shouldn't the Franchisor be responsible as well for the Franchisee. Cutting these people off just goes to show the Big Wigs do not give a damn about the "workers" . If the parent company is not going to protect them then the franchisees should form an alliance to prevent franchisors from revoking the license unreasonably.

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If the parent company is not going to protect them then the franchisees should form an alliance to prevent franchisors from revoking the license unreasonably.

Read the link I posted, and then come back and tell me that it was unreasonable. Another thing, where do you draw the line? What behavior is allowable? What behavior is not?

I applaud Lawson's for sticking to their guns and following their own rules, particularly in today's society when it seems that all too many people are willing to accept mediocrity and constantly want to bend the rules because it's too hard to toe the line.

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If the family based their livelihoods on this shop, I expect a sting of suicides to be reported in Kochi. What he did was wrong, but the whole idea of "one strike and you're life is over" appalls me. Probably the one "non-conformist" thing the poor guy ever did in his life -- "the nail that sticks up gets hammered down" at its finest.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

It is obvious that this store violated franchise agreement. 2 people are involved in this case. IOne happened tio be owner;'s son but it foes not matter. Violation is violation. Lawson took right action,

0 ( +0 / -0 )

To sad for the owners and other employees of this business, one idiot cost them all their immediately livelihood.

0 ( +0 / -0 )

wow who the **** cares that he was on top of sealed ice cream containers? It's not like there was exposed food, and it's not like he was naked.

1 ( +1 / -0 )

I don't understand how people become turned-off from some brand or food when they see something go viral regarding a gross mishandling of food.

If someone licks a taco then all tacos are disgusting? Anyone could lick any food in any restaurant and serve it to you. Laying on top of packaged ice cream is probably one of the least disturbing images of food+people.

People....

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Glad to see that his family business is paying for his stupidity.

Lawson's acted correctly and quickly.

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

To all who support what Lawson did to the dad; Just think how different the landscape of business would be if every store/company were ordered closed when a child did something stupid! And I am willing to bet great sums of money that your parents would be in that group as well!! And perish the thought... what if YOUR KID does something stupid???

And here is another point on Lawson's actions to this. Where were they in shutting down a franchise owner when the owner of one refused to pay my daughter for her ordered overtime as well as shaving hours off of her time card?? We called the Corporate office and reported that this was happening to not just our daughter but MANY other HS kids that worked baito there. Daughter was compensated for hours, other kids my daughter knew were as well, BUT the guy still has his franchise!!! How is that for Corporate Leadership??? Childish prank = Loss of Store Predatory Labor Practices on grand scale = NOTHING!!!

Either this article is lacking in context (more to the story, repeated violations etc...) or Lawson is VERY stupid. I think I too will join the boycott on Lawson. First, because they are so stupid, second because they are REAL Stupid and third because they are I WILL STOP! BYE BYE Lawson!!

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Okimike67.

I have seen tons of combin shutdown over stunts that employeers did, from junior staff dwelling liquor, Tabaco, etc to underaged friends and much more.

Zero-tolerance is just that and the franchise holder carries all the responsibilities, not easy working there.

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What do the Parents have to do with the Son's criminal behavior? They dont need to destroy the lives of the parents over this. The son is guilty, he is an Adult. Preety horrible to destroy the business but I bet the debts remain. Boycott Ice Cream?? How about Boycotting all food restaurants as there are NO standards and safety checks in JP! You can do what you like. I have seen Rats running on the ceilings, Chefs not washing hands after toilet breaks, and no fire exits in most places. I fail to see how Ice Cream is on the top list of disgusting items in food premises even if quasi here laid in it! I dont shop in convinis anyway, just seing the types who go in there makes me sick.

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It's not an over-reaction. Think Health & Safety here. Lawson has made a stand to protect its good name and so it should be. Would you want an ice cream that some sweaty drongo might have been lying on top of? I don't care if it is sealed, you still wouldn't want it, would you?

The stupidity of people posting things like this on Facebook and Twitter is astounding.

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