An Opportunity to Connect with Retailers Before the Show
PROJECT TOKYO offers business matchmaking before the show. You will have the opportunity to apply for one-to-one meetings with participating top retailers, free of charge. Retailers will then review the applicants' brand information, price points etc., and decide which brands they wish to meet.
Beginning of June
- The organizer will announce major department stores, boutiques, regional retail stores and top international retailers who will participate in the Matchmaking on the official website.
- xhibiting brands are allowed to apply for the Matchmaking with retailers that matches their conditions and requirements.
End of August
- The organizer will submit the brand information from Step 2 to the retailers. Retailers will review and decide which brands they wish to have onsite meetings with during the show.
Matchmaking Result & Schedule
- The organizer will announce the schedule to the brands for onsite meeting.
(List of 2019 March Edition)
*Number of stores: 24 department stores /31 stores
Isetan is one of the strongest department stores with commanding influence in Japanese department stores. Mitsukoshi is long establish department store and in 2007, it was merge into Isetan. They are looking especially for ethical/sustainable themed brands for next season.
*Number of stores: 82 stores including outlet stores
One of the 3 biggest boutiques in Japan. They are looking for wholesale items as well as partners to develop OEM business.
*Number of stores: 340 stores
It has many business categories from apparel, fashion goods to interior, furniture and restaurants. They have 29 types of boutiques/brands and the most known boutique is “JOURNAL STANDARD”. They also have their private brands so they are looking for OEM/ODM capable brands.
*Number of stores: 158 Stores
This company has 11 types of women's boutique, 8 types of men's boutiques and 1 interior boutique. They are strong in lifestyle goods and Collex Living handles Japanese, International and artisan brands as well as kitchen goods, interior textile. Looking for unique brands new to Japan.
A luxury commercial facility in Giza by J. Front Retailing (jointly with other corporations). Among the tenants are a large number of luxury brands, attracting many foreign tourists. They constantly have events for new brands so they are always in needs of new brands. Higher price items will sell as well. Need agent in Japan to start a business with them.
*Number of stores: 3 stores
Boutique located in Hiroshima, west side of Japan and handles high end brands mainly from Europe. For the past 30 years since its foundation, they have sold every piece Handling high brands mainly in European collection brands, This boutique have sold every product each season since its foundation 30 years. Looking for unique, distinctive brands.
BARNEYS NEW YORK (JAPAN)
*Number of stores: 6 stores
It is an luxury department stores founded and headquartered in New York, New York. They handle Men's, Women's and Kids 'items, but they are all top quality domestic and international items. They have well know brands to up coming brands and are very interested in brands that have not yet entered the Japanese market. They are looking for formal to street and casual taste as long as it has high quality and luxurious look.
2019 March Participating Retailers
Last Updated 2019. 1. 30
- iface (CHINA)
- 真理客庁 (CHINA)
- the 36 (CHINA)
- HugHana (CHINA)