History

History

February 1927
KASHIYAMA TRADING established
September 1947
KASHIYAMA TRADING CO., LTD. established
November 1948
KASHIYAMA TRADING CO., LTD. the name is changed to KASHIYAMA CO., LTD.
April 1962
ONWARD SALES CO., LTD. established (previously, OAK CO., LTD. and currently, ONWARD TRADING CO., LTD.)
April 1963
O & K CO., LTD. established
July 1964
Company stock reclassified and listed on the first sections of the Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya stock exchanges
September 1966
Head Office relocated in Chuo-ku, Tokyo
September 1972
ONWARD KASHIYAMA U.S.A. INC. established
February 1973
ONWARD KASHIYAMA FRANCE S.A. established
February 1974
ONWARD KASHIYAMA ITALIA S.p.A. established (currently, ONWARD ITALIA S.p.A.)
August 1986
ONWARD LIFE DESIGN NETWORK CO., LTD. established
ONWARD CREATIVE CENTER CO., LTD. established
October 1986
J. PRESS INC. acquired
February 1988
ONWARD KASHIYAMA HONG KONG LTD. established
September 1988
Name changed to ONWARD KASHIYAMA CO., LTD. (currently, ONWARD HOLDINGS CO., LTD.)
July 1990
CHACOTT CO., LTD. acquired
May 1992
ONWARD AGANA BEACH HOTEL (Guam) opened (currently, ONWARD BEACH RESORT)
June 1995
SHANGHAI ONWARD FASHION CO., LTD. established
May 1997
ONWARD RETAIL L.L.C. established (currently, ONWARD U.S.A. L.L.C.)
December 2001
ONWARD FASHION TRADING (Shanghai) CO., LTD. established
April 2003
OAK CO., LTD. (currently, ONWARD TRADING CO., LTD.) became a wholly owned subsidiary through an exchange of shares
March 2004
CHACOTT CO., LTD. became a wholly owned subsidiary through an exchange of shares
May 2005
PROJECT SLOANE LTD. (Joseph Group) acquired
October 2006
MANGILAO GOLF CLUB acquired (currently, ONWARD MANGILAO GOLF CLUB)
December 2006
ONWARD TALOFOFO GOLF CLUB opened
September 2007
Accompanying the transition to a pure holding company form of corporate group organization, the company name is changed to ONWARD HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
October 2008
CREATIVE YOKO CO., LTD. acquired
March 2009
O.P.S. CO., LTD. Established(currently, ONWARD PERSONAL STYLE CO., LTD.)
December 2009
ISLAND. CO., LTD. acquired
August 2011
ONWARD KASHIYAMA VIETNAM LTD. established
May 2012
ONWARD TRADING (Shanghai) CO., LTD. established
November 2014
Completed Onward Park Building (Head office, Nihonbashi, Tokyo)
February 2016
Completed Onward Bay Park Building (Shibaura,Tokyo)
April 2016
TIACLASSE INC. acquired
August 2016
ONWARD KAISEI (Dalian) CO.,LTD. (Currently KASHIYAMA (Dalian) CO., LTD.) become a wholly owned subsidiary through the acquisition of Shares
January 2017
KOKOBUY INC. acquired
December 2017
MULBERRY JAPAN CO., LTD. established (a joint venture together with Mulberry Group ple)
March 2018
GENERAL CLOTHING CO., LTD. acquired(currently, KASHIYAMA SAGA CO., LTD.)
December 2018
KASHIYAMA DAIKANYAMA CO., LTD. established
March 2019
ONWARD DIGITAL LAB CO., LTD. established
March 2019
YAMATO CO., LTD. acquired