COMPANY PROFILE

History

1980s1980s

April, 1980 Established by president Masahiro Fujiwara under the name of RIGHT ON Co.,Ltd.
at Koenji, Suginami-ku,Tokyo, with a capital of 4 million yen, as a retailer for jeans and casual wears.
April, 1985 Opened Azuma Store in Tsukuba City as the first store in Ibaraki Prefecture, discovering the potentials of area.
March, 1987 Opened the first roadside store in Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Pref.
May, 1988 Established the Head Office in Tsukuba City.  
December, 1988 Increased the capital to 16 million yen.
June, 1989 Increased the capital to 24 million yen.

1990s1990s

October, 1990 Opened the retail store in Chiba. (Kamagaya)
November, 1990 Opened the retail store in Tochigi. (Kuroiso)
December, 1990 Opened the retail store in Gunma. (Kiryu)
Increased the capital to 71 million yen.
April, 1991 Opened the retail store in Saitama. (Ageo)
August, 1991 Increased the capital to 99 million yen. 
September, 1991 Opened the retail store in Niigata. (Kameda)
March, 1992 Opened the retail store in Gifu. (Kani)
August, 1992 Increased the capital to 209 million yen.
March, 1993 Opened the retail store in Fukuyama. (Kooriyama)
Installed security system to reduce the inventory loss.
Increased the capital to 317 million yen.
August, 1993 Installed POS system to all retail stores.
November, 1993 Opened the retail store in Aichi. (Anjo)
Opened the retail store in Mie. (Yokkaichi)
Number of retail stores reached 50.
December, 1993 Opened the retail store in Shiga. (Ritto)
February, 1994 Increased the capital to 557 million yen.
March, 1994 Opened main store in Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Pref.
Head office moved to Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Pref.
October, 1994 Opened the retail store in Yamanashi. (Kofu-showa)
November, 1994 Transferred the head office registration to the head office
location(37-1 Higashi-Arai, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Pref.)
May, 1995 Offered stocks to the public in the over-the-counter market.
Increased the capital to 791 million yen.
September, 1995 Opened the retail store in Hokkaido. (Noboribetsu)
October, 1995 Opened the retail store in Nagano. (Ueda)
December, 1995 Retail stores exceeded 100 stores in number.
August, 1996 Intoroduced the Second POS system to all retail stores.
November, 1996 Opened the retail store in Kyoto. (Kyoto-Kintetsu-Momoyama)
March, 1997 Opened the Outdoor speciality store (CAMP7) in Ibaraki Pref.
Started sales activity.
April, 1997 Opened the retail store in Osaka. (Fujiidera-APT)
November, 1997 Opened the retail store in Fukuoka. (Tenjin-Shoppers)
September, 1998 Opened the retail store in Kagawa. (Takamatsu-Yume-Town)
April, 1999 Opened the retail store in Hiroshima. (Tenmaya-Happy town Port Plaza)
September, 1999 Opened the retail store in Okayama. (Kurashiki-Ion)
October, 1999 Opened the retail store in Kanagawa. (Higashi-Totuska-Daie)
Opened the retail store in Shizuoka. (Hamamatsu-Irino)

2000s2000s

February, 2000 Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section Market.
Increased the capital to 4,746 million yen.
April, 2000 Opened the retail store in Nagasaki. (Nagasaki YumeSite)
Opened the retail store in Hyougo. (Station Park Kotsukayama)
May, 2000 Opened the retail store in Toyama. (Takaoka SATY)
July, 2000 Opened the retail store in Oita. (Sanko-Ion)
September, 2000 Opened the retail store in Saga. (Yamato-Ion)
Opened the retail store in Kumamoto.(Kumamoto Minami Diamond City)
October, 2000 Opened the retail store in Fukui. (Fukui Owada Apita)
November, 2000 Retail stores exceeded 200 stores in number.
December, 2000 Opened the retail store in Ehime. (Palty Fuji Kinuyama)
January, 2001 Opened the retail store in Kochi. (Kochi-Ion)
Opened the retail store in Wakayama. (O STREET Uchida)
December, 2001 Opened the retail store in Ishikawa. (Matto-Apita)
September, 2002 Advanced into the outlet business fields.
Opened the retail store in Iwate. (Kitakami-Sakurano)
October, 2002 Opened the retail store in Aomori. (Hirosaki-Sakurano)
March, 2004 Opened the retail store in Miyazaki. (Miyakonojo Daimaru-Center)
April, 2004 Opened the retail store in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi. (Chofu Yume-town)
June, 2004 Opened the retail store in Yokote, Akita. (Yokote-Minami Ion Super-Center)
September,2004 Advanced into the new business fields.(Opened the new type of stores "FLASH REPORT""SPICE ISLAND")
November, 2004 Increased the capital to 6,014 million yen.
December, 2004 Opened the retail store in Sakata, Yamagata. (Sakata Rock Town)
Increased the capital to 6,158 million yen.
May,2005 Retail stores exceeded 300 stores in number.
June,2005 Increased the capital to 6,176 million yen.
November,2005 Opened the retail store in Tottori,Tottori.(Tottori Trinity-Mall)
April,2006 Opened the retail store in Tokushima.(Fuji Gran Ishii)
August,2006 Moved headquarters and head office to 1-11-1 Azuma, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture
September,2006 Opened first store in Kagoshima Prefecture in Kagoshima City (SQUARE MALL Kagoshima-Usuki store).
October,2006 Opened first store in Okinawa Prefecture in Itoman City (Okinawa San-a Shiozaki City store).
June,2008 Opened first store in Shimane Prefecture in Izumo City (You Me Town Izumo store).
November,2008 Began rollout of e-commerce operations.
December,2008 Opened new store format RAPUA.
March,2010 Established Harajuku Design Office at Jingumae, Shibuya Ward, Tokyo.
August,2011 Merged the Corporation chime.
February,2012 Opened new store format Salt&Pepper.
March,2012 Established Shibuya Design Office in Jinnan, Shibuya Ward, Tokyo (transferred from Harajuku design office).
December,2013 Opened new store format BACK NUMBER.
August,2015 514 stores in operation as of fiscal year end.
April,2018 Sales department such as product section have been moved to the headquarters in Harajuku.
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