Operating Company

Company Overview

  • Company name

    The Ginza Co., Ltd.

  • Representative

    Toshiyuki Kiritani

  • Location

    7-8-10 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

  • Office location

    Shiseido Ginza Building 7F, 7-5-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

  • Phone

    03(3289)2010 (main line)

  • Founded

    1917

  • Established

    January 7, 1941

  • Primary shareholder

    Subsidiary of Shiseido Co., Ltd. (shareholding ratio 98%)

  • Main businesses

    Sales of Cosmetics, cosmetic cotton pads

  • Capital

    100 million yen

  • Annual sales

    24.4 billion yen*as of the end of December 31, 2019

  • Number of employees

    459*as of December 31, 2019

History

  • 1917

    Founded as Shiseido Cosmetics Department

  • 1941

    Established as a Shiseido Cosmetic Sales Company

  • 1954

    Changed company name to Shiseido Cosmetic Store Co., Ltd.

  • 1975

    Ginza Main Store opened

  • 1981

    Changed company name to The Ginza Co., Ltd.

  • 2001

    Started sales as an import agent for the Serge Lutens brand

  • 2002

    Started sales of The Ginza original cosmetics (The Ginza)

  • 2009

    Withdrew from the boutique business

  • 2011

    Renewal of The Ginza original cosmetics (The Ginza) and new product release

Business operations

  • Cosmetics business

    Development, planning, sales and wholesale of original cosmetics, import, sales and wholesale of Serge Lutens brand, Shiseido cosmetics sales at directly managed stores and domestic airport duty-free stores

  • Cosmetic cotton business

    Development, planning and sales of facial cotton products