Profile

Name

STRIPE INTERNATIONAL INC.

Head Office

2-8 Saiwai-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama, Okayama prefecture, 700-0903

HQ

Kabukiza Tower (18F), 4-12-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061

Founded

June 1994

Established

February 1995

Capital

¥100 million

Sales

FY2012:¥63.9 billion
FY2013:¥76.4 billion
FY2014:¥82.6 billion (non-consolidated)
¥110.3 billion (group)

Employees

3,024 (as of March 2016)

End of year

January

Banks

Chugoku Bank, Mizuho Bank, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

Main
customers

AEON Retail Co. Ltd., atre Co. Ltd., Dentsu Inc., ITOCHU Corporation, Kodansha Ltd., Lumine Co. Ltd. Magazine House Ltd. (Tokyo), Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsubishi Estate Co. Ltd., Mitsui Fudosan Co. Ltd., Marubeni Corporation, Mori Building Co. Ltd., Odakyu Electric Railway Co. Ltd., PARCO Co. Ltd., Shogakukan Inc., Shueisha Inc., Sumikin Bussan Kaisha Ltd., Takisada-Osaka Co. Ltd., Tamurakoma & Co., Toshin Development Co. Ltd. (alphabetical order)

Organization
chart

Organization chart (March 2016) (PDF: 19KB)

Executives

President

Yasuharu Ishikawa
CEO

Senior
Managing
Director

Takahiro Tachibana
COO; General Manager, Operation Management Division

Managing
Director

Tsutomu Harigae
CFO; General Manager, Administrative Management Division

Director

Mitsunori Kanda
CHO; General Manager, Personnel Division

Director

Eiko Matsumura
CTO; General Manager, Web & Technology Division

Director

Masato Matsumoto
CSO; General Manager, Management Planning Division

Director (outside)

Nobuyuki Idei

Director (outside)

Kimie Iwata

Director (outside)

Akira Morikawa

Senior Corporate Officer

Masaru Shimizu
General Manager, Store Development Division

Senior Corporate Officer

Yasunori Nagase
General Manager, Production Division
General Manager, earth music&ecology Dept.
General Manager, LEBECCA boutique Dept.

Senior Corporate Officer

Chikashi Yasunobu
General Manager, Public Relations Division

Officer

Mitsuhiro Sato
CIO; General Manager, IT Systems Department

Officer

Atsushi Uyama
Fellow, Production Department

Auditor
(full-time)

Hiroshi Mori

Auditor
(full-time)

Hisao Iizuka

Auditor

Toru Shiroishi

Auditor

Kenta Nagao

executive advisor

Ken Kumagai

Legal Advisor

Yasuo Kitamura

Group Companies

Name

STRIPE TAIWAN LIMITED

Head Office

3F, No.1 Nanjing E Rd., Sec. 5, Songshan District, Taipei, 105-97, Taiwan (ROC)

Executives

Yasuharu Ishikawa
Chairman

Takeshi Kojima
Director

Takahiro Tachibana
Director

Yasunori Nagase
Director

Renjie Qiu
President

Tsutomu Harigae
Supervisor

Name

STRIPE CHINA LIMITED

Head Office

Rooms 04-05, Asa Building No. 188 (6F), Jiangnin Rd., Jingan District, Shanghai, 200041, China

Executives

Yasuharu Ishikawa
Chairman

Takeshi Kojima
President

Takahiro Tachibana
Director

Yasunori Nagase
Director

Renjie Qiu
Director

Tsutomu Harigae
Supervisor

Name

Thom Browne, Inc.

Head Office

Suite 1600, 240w 35th Street, New York, NY 10001, USA

Executives

Thom Browne
Chief Creative Officer

Name

CAN Company Ltd.

Head Office

2-8 Saiwai-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama, Okayama prefecture, 700-0903

Executives

Yasuharu Ishikawa
Chairman

Takahiro Tachibana
President

Tsutomu Harigae
Director

Kazunori Abe
Officer

Taizo Miyake
Officer

Name

Basket, Inc.

Head Office

Kabukiza Tower, 4-12-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061

Executives

Yasuharu Ishikawa
Chairman

Eiko Matsumura
President

Tsutomu Harigae
Director

Takahiro Ueki
Director

Name

Curation Japan Inc.

Head Office

Kabukiza Tower, 4-12-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061

Executives

Yasuharu Ishikawa
Chairman

Kaoru Saionji
President

Tsutomu Harigae
Director

Name

ALPHABET PASTEL Co., Ltd.

Head Office

Minami 2-jo Nishi 25-chome,chuo-ku,Sapporo,Hokkaido, 064-8580

Executives

Yasuharu Ishikawa
Chairman

Kazuyasu Hamada
President

Yoko Aoki
Managing Director

Takahiro Tachibana
Director

Tsutomu Harigae
Director

Miyuki Okada
Director

Name

Smarby, Inc.

Head Office

TOC Daini Building(3F),1-17-1,shibuya,shibuya-ku,Tokyo,150-0002

Executives

Yasuharu Ishikawa
Chairman

Takahumi Endo
President

Tsutomu Harigae
Director

Masashi Kaneko
Director

History

1991

1994 JuneFounded company. Opened ladies boutique store “CROSS”

1995 Feb.Established CROSS Co Ltd.

1999 Sept.Launched “earth music&ecology” business

2000 Feb.Established Tokyo HQ

Mar.Launched “E hyphen world gallery” business

2001

2002 Feb.Restructured organization to form CROSS Inc.

Sept.Established Head Office (2-8 Saiwai-cho, Okayama,
Okayama prefecture)

 Launched “unmarble” catering business

2004 Oct.Expanded into Hong Kong with opening of “earth music&ecology” franchise store

2005 Oct.Launched “Green Parks” business

2006 Feb.Launched “KiwaSylphy” business

MayOrganized internal contest “Best of CROSS,” our first
customer service role playing contest

2007 Mar.Exceeded 100 directly managed stores

April[Environmental activities] Commenced “Eco Cleaners” cleanup activities in Okayama

MayObtained “Privacy Mark” certification

Nov.The company awarded “Okayama Prefecture Award of Promoting Gender Equality” (business department) by the Governor of Okayama Prefecture

2008 Mar.Obtained ISO 9001 certification

JuneEstablished CROSS Taiwan Limited (Taipei) as a subsidiary
in Taiwan

Dec.The company awarded “creating a more beautiful and comfortable city”
(group department) by the Governor of Okayama Prefecture

2009 Feb.The company received letter of appreciation from the Mayor of Okayama for “contributing to a spiritually enriched Okayama”

AprilThe company received letter of appreciation from the
Mayor of Okayama marking the “120th anniversary of designated city status”

Sept.Exceeded 200 directly managed stores

Oct.Organized “CROSS Company Forum” to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the company’s founding

Dec.Invested as an equity partner in THOM BROWNE Inc.(USA)

2010 Feb.Established CROSS International Inc. as an import
company

 Appointed Aoi Miyazaki as a figurehead for the “earth music&ecology” brand

 Launched “YECCA VECCA” business

April[Environmental activities] Planted 1,300 trees in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China

June[Environmental activities] Commenced joint research, with Okayama University Faculty of Agriculture, soil development with used denim, and wall planting initiatives

2011

2011 Mar.“earth music&ecology” awarded Grand Prize in 13th Developers Awards for Senken Shimbun

MayEstablished CROSS Shanghai Limited as a subsidiary in China

Aug.The company awarded by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (for contributing to relief activities in the area affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake)

Sept.Opened first store in China (Shanghai)

2012 Feb.Merged with CROSS International Inc.

AprilLaunched “SEVENDAYS = SUNDAY” business

Dec.Acquired 100% of shares in CAN Company Ltd.

2013 Aug.Launched “Maison de FLEUR” and “L'ATELIER FENETRE” businesses

Oct.“earth music&ecology” awarded first place in customer satisfaction for JCSI, clothing department

2014 JuneRelocated Tokyo HQ

Sept.Launched “SCENT OF Varo” and “KOE” businesses

Dec.Launched “BLOCK natural ice cream” business

2015 MayAcquired 100% of shares in Basket, Inc.

JuneEstablished Curation Japan Inc.

Sept.Launched “mechakari” fashion rental service

 Launched “Premium-j (PREMIUM JAPAN)” website

Oct.CAN Company Ltd. certified as Japan’s first “plan to improve specific commercial facilities to revitalize local communities”

Nov.“earth music&ecology” awarded first place in customer satisfaction for JCSI, clothing store department

2016 Feb.Launched “AMERICAN HOLIC” business

Mar.Changed name to “STRIPE INTERNATIONAL INC.”

 Launched “LEBECCA boutique” business

AprilCertified as “Eruboshi”

Oct.Acquired 100% of shares in ALPHABET PASTEL Co., Ltd.

 Invested as an equity partner in Kitsuné Creative S.A.S(FR)

 The company awarded gold prize in “PRIDE index”

 Acquired shares of Smarby, Inc.

Nov.“earth music&ecology” awarded first place in customer satisfaction for JCSI, clothing store department

 Launched “913”business

Dec.The company awarded “6th place” in JAPAN WOMEN AWARD