Parco (retailer)

Parco Co., Ltd. (株式会社パルコ, Kabushiki-gaisha Paruko) is a chain of department stores primarily in Japan. The first store was established in Tokyo on February 13, 1953; 70 years ago (1953-02-13), and since then the company has opened stores in cities all over Japan.

Parco Co., Ltd.
TypePublic KK
TYO: 8251
FoundedIkebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo, Japan February 13, 1953 (1953-02-13)
HeadquartersShibuya First Place Building, 8-16, Shinsencho, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

1-28-2, Minami-Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo, Japan (registered)
Key people
Kozo Makiyama
RevenueSteady ¥264,840 million (FY2010) [1]
Increase ¥9,218 million (FY2010)[1]
Increase ¥4,400 million (FY2010)[1]
Total assets¥222,135 million (FY2010)[1]
Total equity¥81,868 million (FY2010)[1]
Number of employees
651 (directly)
2,208 (contract)
ParentJ. Front Retailing
Oita Parco

The PARCO Group primarily conducts business through its Shopping Complex Business segment, which includes its PARCO Urban Stores, PARCO Community Stores, and Zero Gate complexes. Zero Gate complexes serve as platforms for other retail establishments.

PARCO is currently implementing a hybrid business model that combines retail businesses and real estate. PARCO Group also undertakes property management and consultant projects on a contract basis.


  1. ^ a b c d e "Consolidated Financial Statements for the Fiscal Year Ended February 28, 2011" (PDF). Parco Co., Ltd. April 13, 2011.

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