C-stores aim to make more than a quick buck

TORRANCE CALIF. —It’s 10 p.m. after a meeting. You’re in a hurry to get home. But you need to pick up a gallon of milk, and wouldn’t a warm Chinese char siew pork steamed bun and a cappuccino taste pretty good right now?

Enter Famima!!, a Japanese brand of upscale convenience stores, whose Torrance-based U.S. arm launched Los Angeles outposts two years ago, aiming to grab market share not only from ne

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