Operating Company

Ito Yokado's operating company, history and group companies.

About Us

Corporate Name

Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd. (Japanese: イトーヨーカドー)


Year of Establishment

1920


Paid-In Capital

40 billion Yen (As of February, 2018)


Total Employees

34,133 (As of February, 2018)


Business

Superstore


History

1920

Toshio Yoshikawa opens "Yokado Clothing Store" at Tokyo Asakusa.


1945

Relocated from Tokyo Asakusa to Kitasenju after the store burned down in the war.


1971

The company name changed to Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd.


1972

Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd. listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.


1973

Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd. listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. York Seven Co., Ltd* established and a license agreement concluded with the US Southland Corporation.
*It is now Seven Eleven Japan Co., Ltd.


1981

Seven Eleven Japan Co., Ltd. listed in the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.


1988

Ito Yokado's sales exceed one trillion Yen.


2005

Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. was established. Ito-Yokado Co., Ltd. and Seven Eleven Co., Ltd join Seven & i Holdings.


Major Affiliates (Seven & i Holdings)

Seven Eleven Japan

Seven Eleven Japan

Seven Bank

Seven Bank

York Mart

York Mart

York-Benimaru

York-Benimaru

Sogo & Seibu

Sogo & Seibu

PIA

PIA

Akachan Honpo

Akachan Honpo

Oshman's

Oshman's

Barneys New York

Barneys New York

Franc franc

Franc franc

Nissen

Nissen

Loft

Loft

Tower Records

Tower Records

Denny’s

Denny’s