History

Year 1993~2005

  • 1993

    May
    Opened an electrical appliance store, named Tokyo Denki Beppu Shop in Beppu, Oita Prefecture.
    July
    Obtained 'Tax-Free Shop licence' from Japanese Government.
  • 1994

    March
    Registered private limited company Tokyo Denki Beppu shop with the capital of 3 million yen.
    April
    Registered capital increased to JPY 8 million.
  • 1998

    March
    Changed the name of the company to TOKI Limited.
  • 2003

    July
    Opened Tsushima shop at Tsushima, Nagasaki (Later, the shop was renamed as JTC Tsushima shop and closed in August 2005).
    September
    Changed the name of the company to “Japan Tourism Corporation Limited”.
    December
    Head Office moved to Beppu, Oita (Current KOO SKIN Beppu Shop).
  • 2004

    October
    Opened a shop in Shinjuku, Tokyo (Closed in September 2011).
  • 2005

    March
    Opened an online shop named DUTY FREE 365(Currently renamed to “Every Shop”).
    July
    Registered capital increased to JPY 20 million.
    October
    The organization was renamed “Japan Tourism Corporation Inc.”.

Year 2006~2010

  • 2006

    February
    Opened JTC Fukuoka shop in Daizaifu area (In August 2012, location of the shop was moved to Fukuoka City which is the recent location of JTC Fukuoka Shop).
    June
    Opened JTC Shop at Tsushima, Nagasaki (Current JTC Tsushima Shop).
    July
    Opened JTC shop at Eniwa, Hokkaido (Shop was moved to Sapporo City in May 2010, Current location of JTC Hokkaido Shop).
    December
    Registered capital increased to JPY 70 million.
  • 2007

    December
    Acquired Shinnihonseiyaku Co., Ltd. (Registered capital JPY 8 million).
    September
    Opened JTC Tenmangu Shop at Daizaifu area (Closed in February 2009).
    December
    Opened JTC Miyazaki Shop at Miyazaki (Closed in February 2009).
    December
    Opened JTC Korea office at Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea(Closed in February 2009).
  • 2008

    September
    Acquired Japan tourism corporation PLUS and opened JTC Osaka Shop in Osaka (Current JTC Osaka Shop).
  • 2010

    June
    Invested 49% in Ion Latex Thai Co.,Ltd.
    July
    Opened JTC Nagoya shop in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture (Current JTC Nagoya Shop).
    October
    Opened JTC Kyoto Shop in Kyoto (Closed in January 2011).
    October
    Opened JTC Tokyo shop in Minato district (Renovated and renamed the shop as KOO SKIN Shinbashi in February 2015).

Year 2011~2016

  • 2011

    March
    Renamed company name as “JTC Inc.”.
    March
    Established an office in Gumi, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
  • 2012

    August
    JTC head office moved to Fukuoka shop (Current JTC Fukuoka shop).
    December
    Opened JTC Shimonoseki Shop in Yamaguchi Prefecture (Closed in July 2017).
  • 2013

    February
    Opened JTC Okinawa Shop in Naha, Okinawa (Current Seikatsu Hiroba Okinawa shop).
    May
    Opened JTC Nagasaki Shop in Nagasaki (Closed in December 2015).
    August
    Invested in bus business and established a subsidiary company named Ieyasu Tourism Co. Ltd.(Recently named as IEYASU CORPORATION).
  • 2014

    January
    Transfered all shares of IEYASU CORPORATION.
    January
    Opened FUJINOEKI (Earthquake simulation center) in Yamanashi Prefecture.
    February
    Transfered all shares of Ion Latex Thai Co., Ltd.
    March
    Acquired all shares of Ikushu International Co., Ltd. and established as a subsidiary company.
    March
    Funded 58.3% to Korean company (Hyundai Paint Co., Ltd.) and established as a subsidiary company .
    October
    Opened JTC Shinjuku Shop in Tokyo.
  • 2015

    January
    Opened AKA JEWELRY Shinjuku shop in Tokyo .
    January
    Renamed company as JTC Inc.
    February
    Registered capital increased to JPY 631 million.
    February
    Opened JTC Omura Shop in Omura, Nagasaki.
    March
    Transfered all shares of Hyundai Paint.
    April
    Moved Head Office to Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture.
    May
    Opened JTC Hakata Shop in Fukuoka (Closed in October 2017).
    July
    Opened Rakuichi Okinawa Shop in Naha, Okinawa.
    August
    Opened Rakuichi Osaka Shop in Osaka (Closed in July 2017) .
    September
    Opened Rakuichi Fukuoka Shop in Kasuya District, Fukuoka.
    November
    Opened Rakuichi Kagoshima Shop in Kagoshima.
    November
    Opened ION LATEX Okinawa Shop in Nakagami District, Okinawa (Closed in April 2016).
    December
    Opened Rakuichi Hokkaido Shop in Sapporo, Hokkaido .

Year 2016~

  • 2016

    February
    Transfered all shares of Ikushu International Co., Ltd.
    April
    Opened Seikatsu Hiroba Isahaya Shop in Nagasaki.
    September
    Opened Rakuichi Tsushima Shop in Nagasaki.
  • 2017

    April
    Opened Shopping Mall named DOTON PLAZA in Osaka.
    July
    Opened YOSHIYOSHI Drugstore in Kumamoto.
    July
    Opened Seikatsu Hiroba Kitakyushu Shop in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture.
    September
    Opened Seikatsu Hiroba Fukuoka Shop in Chikushino, Fukuoka Prefecture .
    September
    Opened JTC Tsushima Shop in Nagasaki.
    September
    Opened the JTC Inc Korean office in Yeouido, Seoul, South Korea.