The AOKI Group operates a number of businesses that reach rank among the leaders in their respective industries. Operations as of February 17, 2014 include the Fashion Business, which has 642 AOKI and ORIHICA branded stores that sell mainly men’s and women’s clothing; the ANNIVERSAIRE and Bridal Business, which operates 14 wedding facilities and other facilities.
The Karaoke Facility Operations Business, which has 156 COTE D’AZUR branded locations; and the Café Complex Operations Business, which has 228 locations that include KAIKATSU CLUB facilities that provide relaxing spaces with Internet access, comics, magazines, massage chairs and other amenities.
Sustaining the growth of the Group’s businesses will require the consistent growth of existing stores along with opening many new locations in Japan, including in regions where the Group does not currently operate, in order to increase market share. In the current fiscal year, the Fashion Business plans to open 91 stores, an all-time high for a fiscal year, and 34 new locations are planned in the Karaoke Facility Operations Business and Café Complex Operations Business. I
n the ANNIVERSAIRE and Bridal Business, operations started in February 2014 at ANNIVERSAIRE MINATO MIRAI YOKOHAMA, which is one of the largest wedding and reception facilities in Japan. In the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2015, more than 100 stores and other facilities of the Group are to be opened or renovated.
Funds procured from this sale of treasury stock will be used for measures aimed at achieving more growth in all of the Group’s businesses. Specifically, expenditures are planned for new stores, renovations to adapt to changes in market conditions and IT systems for improving efficiency in the Fashion Business as this business grows. The objective is to further increase corporate value by building a sound foundation for raising the market share of each business and sustaining growth.
Textiles | On 24th Jun 2017
Applied DNA, provider of DNA-based supply chain security,...
Apparel/Garments | On 24th Jun 2017
Global information company the NPD Group has launched Trend Tracker,...
Textiles | On 24th Jun 2017
Cotton USA has announced the successful close to its first innovation ...
Balavigna Weaving Mills Pvt Ltd
The biggest challenge that the weaving industry faces is high price
ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd
There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG
The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...
Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...
About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....
Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...
Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company
One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...
Occasions Elegance Wear
It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...
Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jun 2017