COMPANY

PROFILE

Company Name
WATANABE & CO.,LTD.
Business Outline
Sole import agent business
Retailing
Year of Establishment
1962
Capital
20 million yen
Representative
Yoshihiko Watanabe, managing director
1954Born in Kyoto City, Kyoto
1977Graduated from Sophia University's Faculty of Science and Technology; Entered IBM Japan Co.,Ltd.
1980Entered WATANABE & CO.,LTD.
1991Assumed the post of managing director
2012to the present Studying at Graduate School of International Management, Aoyama Gakuin University, to get a master's degree in management
Number of Employees
69 (as at Jun 2016)
Company's Philosophy
  1. Act with a sense of respect and esteem
  2. Act of one's own motive
  3. Try to understand each other
  4. Be open-minded and flexible
  5. Act honestly
  6. Keep on learning
  7. Keep trying and never give up
Our Brand's Logo
Half-cut Union Jack is meant to show that WATANABE & CO.,LTD. has been working with the UK for half a century since our establishment in 1962, and to convey that we will continue to try to tell the brands' stories created by the UK craftsmanship to the customers in Japan and all over the world .
Also our brand colour, which we named "Craftsman Brown", expresses our UK craftsmanship's spirit and skill for the "crafting".
Main brands imported
ATKINSONS, BEAUMONT ORGANIC, BROOKS, CHEANEY, CHESTER JEFFERIES, CHURCH'S, DRAKE'S, GLENROYAL, LAVENHAM, MACALASTAIR OWEN BARRY, PRIVATE WHITE V.C., STEPHEN WALTERS, WALLECE&SEWELL, etc.
Main clients
SHIPS LTD., JOI'X CORPORATION CO.,LTD, TOMORROWLAND Co., Ltd. Barneys Japan Co., Ltd., BEAMS Co., Ltd., BAYCREW'S GROUP, UNITED ARROWS LTD., Daimaru Matsuzakaya Department Stores Co.Ltd., Takashimaya Company, Limited, Hankyu Hanshin Department Stores,Inc., Mitsukoshi Isetan Co.,Ltd, etc.