H2O Retailing

H2O Retailing Corporation (エイチ・ツー・オー リテイリング株式会社, Eichi Tsū Ō Riteiringu Kabushikigaisha) is a stock holding company which is a member company of Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group. This article covers about Hankyu Hanshin Department Stores, Inc. (株式会社阪急阪神百貨店, Kabushikigaisha Hankyū Hanshin Hyakkaten) a subsidiary which owns 2 department store chains: Hankyu Department Store and Hanshin Department Store.

H2O Retailing Corporation
Native name
エイチ・ツー・オー リテイリング株式会社
Public K.K.
Traded asTYO: 8242
IndustryRetail
PredecessorKeihanshin Kyuko Railway Company
FoundedOsaka, Japan (March 7, 1947 (1947-03-07), Hankyu Department Stores, Inc.)
Headquarters8-7, Kakudacho, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
Key people
Shunichi Sugioka
(Chairman and CEO)
Jun Wakabayashi
(President)
RevenueIncrease ¥505,589 million (March 31, 2012)[1]
Decrease ¥9,958 million (March 31, 2012)[1]
Decrease ¥1,057 million (March 31, 2012)[1]
Total assetsDecrease ¥335,230 million (March 31, 2012)[1]
Total equityIncrease ¥168,855 million (March 31, 2012)[1]
OwnerHanshin Electric Railway (11.78%)
Hankyu Hanshin Holdings (8.26%)
Takashimaya cross ownership (5%)
Number of employees
5,693 (consolidated, 2012)
ParentHankyu Hanshin Toho Group
SubsidiariesHankyu Hanshin Department Stores, Inc.
Hanshoku Co., Ltd.
Persona Co., Ltd.
Websiteh2o-retailing.co.jp (en)
Hankyu Hanshin Department Stores, Inc.
株式会社阪急阪神百貨店
Public K.K.
IndustryRetail
PredecessorHankyu Department Stores, Inc. (present H2O Retailing Corporation)
The Hanshin Department Store, Ltd.
FoundedOsaka, Japan (October 1, 2007 (2007-10-01), Hankyu Department Stores, Inc.; took over the department store business from Hankyu Department Stores, inc. (first)
Headquarters8-7, Kakudacho, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan
Number of locations
11 in Japan (Hankyu)
4 in Japan (Hanshin)
ParentH2O Retailing Corporation
Websitehankyu-hanshin-dept.co.jp

HistoryEdit

  • March 7, 1947: The department store business was separated from Keihanshin Kyuko Railway Company (present: Hankyu Hanshin Holdings, Inc.) and Hankyu Department Stores, Inc. was founded.
  • October 1, 2007: "Hankyu Department Stores, Inc." subsidiarized "the Hanshin Department Store, Ltd." and was renamed "H2O Retailing Corporation". The department store business was separated to the newly founded company, "Hankyu Department Stores, Inc."
  • October 1, 2008: Hankyu Department Stores, Inc. consolidated the Hanshin Department Store, Ltd. and was renamed "Hankyu Hanshin Department Stores, Inc."

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Financial Report 2012" (PDF). H2O Retailing Corporation. September 13, 2012.

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