Innovation Exceeding 266 Years
From its establishment in 1751, Takihyo has always put "the Customer before thyself" and has responded and contributed to ever changing society. Under its operational policy of "undertaking new challenges at all times", we will continue to offer dreams and inspiration to our customers through fashion.
|1751||The original Hyoemon establishes "Kinuya", a Kyoto kimono business in Kochino (present day Konan City in Aichi Prefecture).|
|1825||Second generation Hyoemon opens a branch in Nagoya, thereby expanding the business.|
|1837||Permitted to use the "Taki" surname as one of the top 10 members of the Owari domain.|
|1850||Third generation Hyoemon aims to move the headquarters to Nagoya.|
|1864||Fourth generation Hyoemon succeeds “Kinuya”.
Sadasuke Kinuya branches out to establish Takisada (present day Takisada Nagoya, Takisada Osaka).
|1875||Moves the headquarters to Nagoya.|
|1882||Nagoya Bank (later known as Tokai Bank) is founded; Fourth generation Hyoemon serves as first chairman.|
|1888||Corporate name is changed to "Taki Hyoemon Store".|
|1893||Tokai warehouse (present day Toyo Warehouse) is established.|
|1905||Fifth generation Nobushiro Taki succeeds the family.|
|1912||"Taki Hyoemon Store Co., Ltd." is established, becoming an incorporated institution from a private operation.
Opens "Tokiwakan", a hotel in Gamagori.
|1926||Starting with the establishment of Taki Occupational School, is involved with various social contributions for regional development.|
|1931||Headquarter burns down in a massive fire.|
|1932||Donates "Takeshima Bridge", a concrete bridge connecting Gamagori Coast to Takeshima.|
|1934||Opens "Gamagori Kanko Hotel" as Japan’s first international resort hotel.|
|1936||Completes a modern building of 6 floors and a basement to house the main office.|
|1938||Sixth generation Hyoemon Taki is inducted as president.|
|1943||Corporate name is changed to "Takihyo Co., Ltd."(in kanji).|
|1945||Main building is requisitioned by the GHQ.|
|1953||With its hit product of a Japanese dress coat, "Kinyo Coat", Taihyo’s trademark "Kinyo Mark" becomes nationally known.|
|1955||Main building is derequisitioned by the GHQ.|
|1956||A sewing factory "Takihyo Clothing Industry Co., Ltd." is established.|
|1962||Seventh generation Tomio Taki.
Makes the change from Japanese dress to Western dress and expands business.
|1967||Corporate name is changed to "Takihyo Co., Ltd."(in katakana).|
|1968||A distribution center "Chubu Distribution Center Co., Ltd." is established in Komaki, separating commerce and distribution.|
|1969||Installs general-purpose computers, takes a stake in establishing UNY.|
|1973||Takes a stake in Anne Klein in the US, begins sales in Japan in 1975.
Completes a high-rise building of 25 floors.
|1974||Establishes a sewing factory "Takihyo Hokuriku Center Co., Ltd." (present day T.F.C. Co., Ltd. Hokuriku Factory.|
|1977||Business productivity deteriorates and losses are declared due to the economic turmoil caused by the oil shock.|
|1978||Eighth generation Zesuke Ito.
Starts to reconstruct business by liquidating money-losing divisions and affiliated companies.
|1980||Sells the high-rise building to Tokyo Marine and Fire Insurance Company and decreases debt.|
|1982||Liquidates loss carried forward and completes business reconstruction 4 years earlier than planned.|
|1984||Acquires right to develop products of the Los Angeles Olympics mascot character.|
|1985||Signs a license agreement with Disney.
Starts selling baby wear.
|1988||Establishes a Hong Kong based affliliate "Takihyo Hong Kong Co., Ltd.".|
|1989||Signs a distribution agreement with Donna Karan Company of the US and begins sales to famous department stores in Japan.|
|1991||Celebrates 240th year in business, institutes the corporate philosophy of "Our goal is a spiritually nourished society by creating an interesting company with great dreams.".|
|1994||Ninth generation Shigeo Taki.
Is listed on the Nagoya Stock Exchange Second Section.
|1995||Starts IR activities, sets up website.|
|1996||Incorporates a stockholder special benefit plan, starts an open recruitment system for overseas training.|
|2000||Textile division starts OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturing) production overseas.|
|2001||Celebrates 250th year in business, is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section.|
|2005||Is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section and Nagoya Stock Exchange First Section.|
|2007||Eliminates retirement benefits for officers, starts stock option system and defined contribution pension system.|
|2008||Moves headquarters to Nagoya Lucent Tower (Nishi-ku, Nagoya).
Establishes China based affiliate "Takihyo Shanghai Trading Co., Ltd.".
|2009||Consolidates the Tokyo branch division in the corporately owned TH Ginza Building|
|2010||Establishes a distribution center "Takihyo Operation Plaza Co., Ltd. Inuyama Center #1" and improves distribution efficiency.
Establishes Korea based affiliate "Takihyo Korea Co., Ltd.".
Establishes "New York" branch office.
|2011||Tenth Generation Kazuo Taki.
Aims to expand business with the slogan "Global Challenge – Innovation and Advancement – ".
|2012||Establishes "Takihyo Operation Plaza Co., Ltd. Inuyama Center #2".
Starts the Komeda Coffee Shop business franchise.
Starts sales of the golf wear brand ZOY.
|2013||Establishes "Ho Chi Min Representative Office", promoting globalization of production sites.
Starts lease of property located in Sakae 3-chome, Naka-ku, Nagoya to Parco Co., Ltd.’s "Nagoya Zero Gate".
|2014||Osaka branch office moves to Kita Kyuhojimachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka.
Establishes the "Ichinomiya Factory" as the stronghold for domestic production.
Newly establishes the "Sportswear Division".
|2015||Establishes "Dalian Quality Control Center" for quality improvement.
Installation of Ladies' Wear Groups, expanding sales shares.
Makes first presentation at the "Premiere Vision Fabric".
|2016||Starts sales of the Italian bag and watch brand JU’STO.|
|2017||Installs a new core computer system.|