Company

Corporate Profile

We remain close to our customers' daily lives to deliver new value, ushering in the future in distribution services to contribute to a sustainable society.

We aim to be a sincere company that our customers trust.

We pursue excellence in providing distribution and retail services that meet the changing needs of our customers by supporting customers at all stages of life.

1920

Yokado was founded

Name later changed from Meugaya

1961

Yokado initiated its regular chain policy

Use of self-service/chain store management

1974

The first Seven-Eleven store was opened

The birth of the Japanese-style convenience store and the establishment of a backbone of social infrastructure

The first Denny's restaurant was opened

1991

Capital participation in US-based Southland Corporation (later 7-Eleven, Inc.)

2001

IY Bank Co., Ltd. (later Seven Bank, Ltd.) was established

2003

Seven-Eleven Japan exceeded 10.000 stores

2005

Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. was established

2006

Millennium Retailing, Inc. (later Sogo & Seibu Co., Ltd.) was made a wholly owned subsidiary

2007

The birth of electronic money (nanaco), first to be issued by a distribution company

Seven Premium, a private brand across the Group, was launched

2018

Seven-Eleven Japan exceeded 20,000 stores