Corporate Profile

Company's nameNakagawa Masashichi Shoten Co., Ltd.
Location1112-1 Tokujo-cho, Nara city, Nara
EstablishedNovember 30, 1983
Founded1716
Capital Amount10 million yen
Sales4.28 billion yen (end of Feb, 2015)
Employees305 (end of Feb, 2015)
Representative13th president Masashichi Nakagawa
Main banksNanto Bank main office, Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ Bank Nara branch
Description of BusinessPlanning, manufacturing, wholesale and retailing of household goods.
Yu Nakagawa
Main Shop(Nara-machi)
Sapporo PASEO Shop
Kichijoji atre Shop
ecute Ueno Shop
Tamagawa Takashimaya Shop
TOKYU SQUARE Garden-site Shop
Isetan Shinjuku Shop
LUMINE Shinjuku Shop
Shin-Marunouchi Building Shop
Yokohama Takashimaya Shop
JR Nagoya Takashimaya Shop
Matsuzakaya Nagoya Shop
LUCUA Shop
ABENO HARUKAS Shop
Daimaru Kobe Shop
Kintetsu Nara Shop
Tenjin Iwataya Shop
interior design: Jamo Associates / KAZUHIKO MIYAZAWA & ASSOCIATES

Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten

Main Shop Tokyo
LUMINE Shinjuku Shop
LUMINE Tachikawa Shop
TAMAPLAZA TERRACE Shop
MARK IS Minatomirai Shop
KANAZAWA Rinto Shop
Nagoya LACHIC Shop
JR Nagoya Takashimaya Shop
LAQUE Shijo Karasuma Shop
LUCUA 1100 Shop
NAMBA PARKS Shop
NISHINOMIYA GARDENS Shop
AEON MALL Okayama Shop
AMU PLAZA HAKATA Shop
AMU PLAZA OITA Shop
interior design: graf / LINE-INC.
COREDO Muromachi Shop(Dainipponichi)
Nagoya PARCO Shop
Hiroshima PARCO Shop
Fukuoka PARCO Shop
interior design : LINE-INC. / Yusuke Seki.
Tokyo Midtown Shop(Nakagawa Masashichi Shopping Street)
HANSHIN DEPARTMENT STORE Umeda Shop(Nakagawa Masashichi Shopping Street)
interior design : LINE-INC. / Yusuke Seki.

Nipponichi

ecute Tokyo Shop
Haneda Airport Terminal2 Shop
Tokyo Soramachi Shop
LUCUA 1100 Shop
Nara Sanjo Shop
Hakata Ditos Shop
interior design: Mana & Takashi Kobayashi (Design Office IMA)

Kisara


2&9


motta


Dainipponichi


Nakagawa Masashichi Shopping Street


Fukinya-Masashichi


Consultation In Specialized Market Style

We assist total management in "brand making" point of view, and not in "selling the products" point of view. We aim to create 20 "regional No.1s" in 10 years.

Achievements

  • Maruhiro (Hasami-cho, Nagasaki Prefecture, HASAMI)
  • Bagworks (Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture, BAGWORKS)
  • Tadafusa (Sanjyo City, Niigata Prefecture, Hocho-kobo Tadafusa)
  • Hotta Carpet (Izumi City, Osaka Prefecture, carpetroom)
  • Saifuku (Gosen City, Nigata Prefecture, mino)
  • Shitsurindo (Sabae City, Fukui Prefecture, Ownya Uchida)
  • Horiuchi farm (Gojo City Nara Prefecture, Horiuchi fruit farm)
  • Misawa(Kyoto city, Kyoto Prefecture, Otsuka-Gofukuten)
  • Kajirene(Kahoku city, Ishikawa Prefecture, TO&FRO)
  • Kungyokudo(Kyoto city, Kyoto Prefecture, Kungyokudo)
  • Yama-no-kujirasha(Aki city, Kochi Prefecture, Yama-no-kujirasha)

Shinken

A consulting unit who assembled under the slogan "Revitalize Japanese crafts!" We aim to become a one-stop consulting office for various issues concerning MONOZUKURI (manufacturing).

Member Introductions

  • Mr. Toshihiro Takahashi (Ei Publishing, chief-editor at Discover Japan)
  • Mr. Hirotoshi Maruwaka (representative at Maruwakaya)
  • Mr. Tomohiro Kato (Art Director at EDING:POST)

"Dainipponichi", Distribution Support

Management does not get better just by improving MONOZUKURI. The management improves when the distribution route and the MONOZUKURI both gets better.
"Dainipponichi" supports the distribution routes of those hard working makers.

Support Achievements

  • Kobo Oriza (Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture, ITO)
  • Shitsurindo (Sabae City, Fukui Prefecture, Ownya Uchida)
  • Kutani Choemon Pottery (Nomi City, Ishikawa Prefecture, KUTANI SEAL)
  • THE Corporation (Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, THE)
  • Nakani (Sakai city, Osaka Prefecture, NIJIYURA)
  • Yamaguchi Ceramics (Komono town, Mie Prefecture, KAMOSHIKA DOUGUTEN)

Producing company's original goods and novelty goods.

We make original goods according to your request using our high technology and abundant knowledge in products.

Achievements of original goods

  • Long-established Japanese Sweets Shop "TORAYA", Nara's household supplies "Kurumino Ki", Kyoto's ryotei (traditional exclusive restaurant), exclusive resort "Niki Club", Hakone "POLA Museum", etc.
  • TORAYA "Azuma Bag", Kurumino Ki "Sewing Kit"

Achievements of novelty goods

Magazine "Tennenseikatsu" , Beer "Ebisu Beer", Shopping mall "ecute" , airline "evaair" etc.

Tennenseikatsu "Hanafukin" , YEBISU beer "Azuma Bag" , ecute "the 6th anniversary fukin" , evaair "coin purse"

Planning, manufacturing and wholesale of Japanese tea ceremony tools.

PublishingOctober 2008
"Nara no Chiisana Kaisha ga Omotesando Hills Ten wo Dasumade no Michinori." Author: Masashichi Nakagawa Nikkei BP Inc. (How a small company in Nara made it to Omotesando Hills)
Spring of 2010
First issue of quarterly magazine "Koto Mono Katari". An informative magazine supporting Japanese manufacturing.
November 2010
"Brand no Hajimekata –5 no Case de Wakatta Keiei to Design no Shiawase na Kankei-" co-written by Jun Nakagawa and Akihiro Nishizawa Nikkei BP Inc. (Can you make a living by Brand? –management and brand and design)
"Living In Nara, Making The Most Of Nara, The Way To Live As Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten" Author: Noe Inatomi, publisher: Senken Shimbun.
September 2012
"Shinise wo Saisei Saseta Ju-san-dai ga Doshitemo Tutaetai Chisana Kaisha no Ikiru Michi." Author: Jun Nakagawa CCC Media House Co., Ltd. (The Way to Live for a Small Company; What the 13th Generation who Revived a Traditional Company Just Have to Tell.)
October 2012
"Brand No Sodatekata" co-written by Jun Nakagawa and Akihiro Nishizawa Nikkei BP Inc. (How to Raise A Brand)