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Company name
Apparel-Web, Inc.
Headquarter
5F Sumitomohudousan Ningyocho Bldg.,
2-2-1 Horidome-Cho, Nihonbashi,
 Chuo-Ku, Tokyo Japan 103-0012

MAP:Google Map
URL: https://www.apparel-web.com/
Osaka Office
3F Keihan Midou Bldg.,
3-7-12 Kitahama, Chuo-Ku,
Osaka-shiOsaka, Japan 541-0041
MAP:Google Map
Established
January 27th, 2000
Management team
CEO Kenji Chigira
COO Shintaro Sugimoto
Director Hidekazu Hirano,
Ken Takehisa
CTO Hiroshi Kurahara,
Tetsunosuke Akasaka
Auditor Masatoshi Yasuda
Employees
91 (as of March 2017)
Capital
100,000,000 yen
Business Model
Web marketing solutions, Fashion information portal (B2B), Overseas business support Service

HISTORY

Jan. 27 2000
Established Apparel-Web, Inc
May 2000
Launched Informational portal site for Apparel industry “Apparel-web.com”
Sep. 2000
Started an online marketing consultation service
June 2003
Opened Osaka Branch
Oct. 2004
Received “The bravest business management award” from The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Sep. 2005
Acquired Privacy Mark
Feb. 2006
Relocated Tokyo headquarters and Osaka branch office
July 2007
Launched “Apparel-net” and “Textile-net!”
Jan. 2008
CEO Kenji Chigira was appointed as the Industrial Structure Council Committee member of METI
Feb. 2010
CEO Kenji Chigira was appointed as the Industrial Structure Council Committee member of METI
May 2010
Released iPhone App “Apparel-Web”
Nov. 2010
CEO Kenji Chigira was appointed as the Cool Japan Public-Private Committee member of METI
Mar. 2011
Released iPhone App “Staff Snap”
July. 2011
CEO Kenji Chigira was appointed as the Industrial Structure Council Committee member of METI
Aug. 2011
Established AWCG PTE. LTD. Subsidiary company in Singapore
Released Android App “Apparel-web”
Dec. 2011
Released Android App “Staff Snap”
Feb. 2012
Relocated Tokyo headquarters to Ningyo-Cho, Chuo-Ku
May. 2013
Relocated Osaka Branch to Kitahama, Chuo-Ku
October. 2013
Third-party allocation of new shares to be adopted by the Industrial Innovation Corporation Third-party Allotment Capital Increase through Global Brain Corporation
June. 2014
Sumitomo Corporation makes a capital participation in subsidiary AWCG Pte. Ltd.
July. 2014
Released iPhone App “Apparel Cloud”
October. 2014
Third-party allocation of new shares to Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ, Ltd. underwritten capital increase
Augest. 2015
Third party allocation capital increase through PARCO Co., Ltd. is implemented

ACCESS

TOKYO

5F Sumitomohudousan Ningyocho Bldg.,
2-2-1 Horidome-Cho, Nihonbashi,
Chuo-Ku, Tokyo Japan 103-0012

OSAKA

3F Keihan Midou Bldg.,
3-7-12 Kitahama, Chuo-Ku, Osaka-shi
Osaka, Japan 541-0041