History

1946 jul

The first president, Masafumi Miyamoto, began manufacturing and selling shirts in Funahashi-cho, Tenoji-ku, Osaka

1953 Jul

Incorporated as Yamaki Shoten with a capital of JPY 1 million in Misasagicho, Minamikawachigun, Osaka.

1958 Nov

Established an export department and entered into overseas markets starting with Hong Kong and Singapore.

1965 Sep

Changed company name to Swan Yamaki Co., Ltd. and increased the capital to JPY 6 million.

1968 Jan

Set up a quality laboratory. Began computerized processing.

1969 Mar

Established Yamaki Co., Ltd., Taiwan

1975 Sep

Changed name to Yamaki Head Office following a corporate spin-off.

1983 Mar

Integrated all affiliated companies under Yamaki Co., Ltd. and restructured the divisional system.
Completed the Osaka Store Building and the Yamaki Co., Ltd. Osaka Store Building. 山喜株式会社大阪店ビル完成

1986 Sep

Increased the capital to JPY 7.2 million. Exceeded JPY 10 billion in sales.

1987 Sep

Increased the capital to JPY 45 million.

1988 Ape

Opened Osaka Distribution Center

 Sep

Increased the capital to JPY 58.8 million.

1989 Oct

Established Thai Yamaki Co., Ltd.タイ山喜株式会社設立

 Nov

Completed Tokyo Building.

1990 Aug

Increased the capital to JPY 1.37 billion.

1991 Aug

Completed Tokyo Building No. 2.

 Sep

Increased the capital to JPY 2.27 billion.
Established Joy Mont Co., Ltd.

1992 Nov

President and Representative Director Masafumi Miyamoto assigned to the position of Chairman and Representative Director.
Vice-president Keiji Miyamoto assigned to the position of President and Representative Director. 。

1994 Apr

Listed on Osaka Stock Exchange, Second Section
Increased the capital to JPY 2.92 billion.

 Jun

Established Yamaki Co., Ltd., Hong Kong

1995 Mar

Established Shanghai Yamaki Garment Co., Ltd.上海山喜服装有限公司設立

 Apr

Established Yamaki Logitech Co., Ltd.

 Dec

Established G&B Co., Ltd.

1996 May

Opened Higashi Osaka Distribution Center

1998 Apr

Opened Ichikawa Distribution Center

2003 Sep

Completed settling accounts for Taiwan Yamaki Co., Ltd.

2005 Jun

Established Lao Yamaki Co., Ltd.ラオ山喜株式会社設立

2006 Jan

Began operations at Lao Yamaki Factor

2007 Feb

Increased the capital to JPY 3.36 billion.

 Aug

Established Shanghai Yamaki Trading Co., Ltd.

 Sep

Opened a company store: STYLE WORKS in Uemachi.

 Nov

Established the Singapore office “STYLE WORKS PTE. LTD.”

2008 Mar

Began operations at Shanghai Yamaki Trading Co., Ltd.

 Apr

Began internet sales on Rakuten and Yahoo!Shopping

2011 Mar

Opened a company store: SHIRT HOUSE (1st store)

 Sep

Began internet sales in China.

2012 Apr

Opened a company store: STYLE WORKS Ginza.

2014 Nov

Koyama CHOYA Sewing Co., Ltd. became a consolidated subsidiary.

2015 Feb

Acquired part of CHOYA Co., Ltd. operations including their department store wholesale business.

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 Oct

【CHOYA 1886】was certified for the first time as J∞QUALITY for its shirt.

 Dec

Absorbed G&B Co., Ltd., a 100%-owned subsidiary of Yamaki.

2017 Jan

Exhibited CHOYA shirt at the Pitti Immagine Uomo for the first time.

 Apr

Keiji Miyamoto took the position of Chairman and Representative Director.
Masao Shirasaki took the position of President and Representative Director.