LAPINE -LAPINE CO., LTD.-

MANAGEMENT POLICY - Honesty and Reliability -

Three Basic Policies

Contributing to the cultural improvement of society life

By producing beautiful dresses for women, we work for the enrichment and enjoyment of our society. People-oriented production (customer satisfaction oriented) and sales stem from our obligation toward, and love for, humanity.

Creating happiness and a rich life for our employees

Efforts toward customer satisfaction lead to our employees’ happiness.
We carefully cultivate our employees’ love and pride in their work and a mutually reliable relationship.

Attaining stability and growth in the company with a positive attitude

LAPINE CO., LTD. promotes balanced management based on five points, personality, creativity, productivity, planning, and flexibility.

VISION - Made Globally -

Three Core Competencies

PRIDE

We are proud of the role we’ve played in the history of luxury prêt-à-porter in Japan for over a half-century. We have always been cultivating our sensitivity and quality and deepening our relationships with our customers who love genuine quality. We are determined to continuously create new lines with value and reliability while pursuing the essence of fashion without following shallow current trends.

QUALITY

We have strict standards for the materials, design, sewing and quality control of our products. No matter where people live, they demand quality in their products. Japan has a great reputation in producing high quality goods. Now, we are widening our perspective and are engaged in developing brands with the world class LAPINE quality.

MIND

Now, the global fashion industry is moving to the same beat. In such a global market, we consider that communication between manufacturers and their customers is vital. While being aware of the diversity among our customers and the fashion sense of new generations, we would like to always produce products, which are highly precious to each customer and deliver them from our hearts. That is our unwavering goal.

CORPORATE PROFILE

  • Company Name

    LAPINE CO., LTD.

  • Address

    1-5-7 Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, 530-0043, Osaka, Japan

  • Representative

    President & Representative Director Yasuhiro Aoi

  • Establishment

    11th February 1950

  • Capital

    4.3 billion yen (As of 28th February 2017)

  • Number of Employees

    223 (As of 28th February 2017)

  • Business Activities

    Fashion Apparel (Wholesale and retail)

  • Sales

    9.9 billion yen (Consolidated result in February 2017)

  • Main Financial Institutions

    Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Hyakujushi Bank, Ltd.

Offices

  • Main Office

    1-5-7 Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, 530-0043, Osaka, Japan
    TEL: +81-6-6358-2251

  • Tokyo Branch Office

    7-22-17 Nishigotanda, TOC FRONT Bldg. Shinagawa 141-0031, Tokyo
    TEL: 81-3-349505051

  • Osaka Showroom

    1-7-31 Otemae, Chuo-Ku, Omm Bldg. 18F, Osaka-shi, 540-0008, Osaka, Japan
    TEL: +81-6-6944-9070

  • Fukuoka Sales Office

    2-10-19 Hakataekimae, Fukuoka Fashion Building 4F, Hakata-ku, 812-0011, Fukuoka, Japan
    TEL: +81-92-481-5722

  • Product Centre

    1-3-15, Sembanishi, Mino-shi, 562-0036, Osaka
    TEL: +81-72-729-1800

  • Fuji Fashion Laboratory

    4614-1 Kamiyoshida, Fujiyoshida-shi, 403-0005, Yamanashi, Japan
    TEL: +81-555-23-0100

HISTORY

February 1950 Daito Co., Ltd. was established in Abeno-ku Osaka and started retailing general clothing, mainly women’s clothing made to order.
June 1960 Business expansion into the ready-to-wear clothing fields.
February 1963 Trade name was changed to Daito Co., Ltd. using katakana characters.
February 1967 Projects, production and sales of women’s ready‐to‐wear clothing were started under the new brand name LAPINE.
April 1967 The company name was changed to LAPINE CO., LTD.
March 1970 Tokyo Branch Office (current shop in Tokyo) was opened inside of the TOC Building in Shinagawa Tokyo.
February 1971 Osaka Sales Office was opened inside of the OMM Building in Chuo-ku Osaka-shi.
March 1976 Product Centre was opened inside the COM ART HILL in Mino-shi Osaka.
January 1983 Tokyo Branch Office was moved to the TOC FRONT Building.
October 1983 Listed on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
December 1983 The main office building was completed in Kita Osaka City.
April 1988 A shop in Fukuoka was opened inside the Fukuoka Fashion Building in Hakata Fukuoka City.
August 1989 The second product centre (current Product Centre) was opened in Mino Osaka.
February 1990 Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Securities Exchange.
August 1992 Fuji Fashion Laboratory was established in Fujiyoshida Yamanashi.
June 2007 The retail company of women's clothing and accessories "BELLELAPICA CO., LTD." (Consolidated subsidiary) was established.
September 2012 LAPINE Yume Firm CO., LTD. (consolidated subsidiary), which provides welfare services combined with hydroponic vegetation for disabled people, was established.
February 2013 Account closing date was changed from March 20 to the end of February.
July 2013 Only listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, due to the management integration of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange for spot trading.

BRAND / BUSINESS

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  • m0851
  • LAGLAIA
  • Scrap Book
  • LAPINE Fuji Fashion Institute