SOU

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SOU

HISTORY

Company History

Company History

2007

Mar.
  • Started branded goods purchasing business, and opened the first “Nanboya Main Store”.

2011

Dec.
  • Established SOU Inc.
    (Capital:5 million yen , Head office:Naniwa-ku, Osaka city, Osaka prefecture)

2012

Apr.
  • Opened Tokyo office(Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo).

2013

Mar.
  • Moved Tokyo office(Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo).
Apr.
  • Started BtoB auction “Tokyo Star Auction”.
Dec.
  • Increased capital from 5 million yen to 10 million yen.

2014

Mar.
  • Moved Tokyo office(Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo)
Apr.
  • Moved Osaka office(Head office)(Kita-ku, Osaka city, Osaka prefecture)
Dec.
  • Received “The First Company 2015” award.
  • Started Concierge Hospitality Contest.
  • Started branded goods purchasing store “BRAND CONCIER” with advance booking system.
  • Opened First store “BRAND CONCIER Ginza Store”.

2015

Mar.
  • Started “Inspection by LINE”, a first of its type in LINE Business Connect.
Jun.
  • Purchasing business “Nanboya” announced with new brand logo concept
Sep.
  • Increased capital from 10 million yen to 246.6 million yen.
  • Made STAR BUYERS LIMITED(Hong Kong)a wholly owned subsidiary.
Nov.
  • Changed the name of “Tokyo Star Auction” to “STAR BUYERS AUCTION”.
Dec.
  • Moved Tokyo office(Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo).

2016

Jan.
  • Started retail sales for general consumers.
  • Opened “BRAND RESALE SHOW ZIPANG” in Izumisano city, Osaka prefecture.
Feb.
  • Announced new brand concept logo for “SOU Inc.”
  • Announced New brand concept logo for “BRAND CONCIER”,
    a branded goods purchase business.
May
  • Took over “Brand Concier Co., Ltd.”
Jun.
  • Made Matomedia Inc.(current Market Insight Inc.)a consolidated subsidiary.
Oct.
  • Opened “ALLU”, a new brand-name vintage select shop in Ginza.

2017

Feb.
Mar.
  • Stated STAR BUYERS AUCTION in Hong Kong.
Apr.
  • Increased capital from 246.6 million yen to 255.6 million yen.
Oct.
  • Launched the smartphone Apps ”Miney” that enable us
    to manage personal belongings as asset.
Nov.
  • Moved head office on registration to Tokyo office.

2018

Mar.
  • Listed on the Mothers Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  • Increased capital from 255.6 million yen to 937.33 million yen.
May.
Aug.
Sep.
  • The vintage boutique “ALLU” opened its second shop in Shinsaibashi, Osaka.
    ALLU Shinsaibashi

2019

Jan.
  • The company launched the curated online fashion shop “usus”.
    usus
  • The company and Waseda University Association Football Club reached
    the official partnership agreement.
Apr.
  • The Hong Kong office of STAR BUYERS LIMITED relocated to a new building with an auction venue.
Jul.
  • STAR BUYERS LIMITED(HK) launched the first “Nanboya” buying office in Hong Kong.
Nov.
  • The company established SOU Technologies Inc as a consolidated subsidiary, and transferred the system development business.
  • “STAR BUYERS AUCTION” in Japan started accepting online bids from overseas purchasers.
  • The company transitioned to a company with audit & supervisory committee from a company with audit & supervisory board.

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