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101 Top Japanese Fashion Companies and Startups of 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Japanese based Fashion companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fashion industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Japanese Fashion Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

CAMPFIRE

CAMPFIRE

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Campfire engages in the planning, development, and operation of a crowd funding platform.

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C Channel is an online video-based digital fashion media platform.

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LOCONDO

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Locondo is an e-commerce company that sells shoes and fashion.

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Psychic VR Lab

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Psychic VR Lab is a startup company that handles fashion VR and MR shopping service STYLY.

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NEWROPE

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NEWROPE is a web service business and Media business platform.

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Neural Pocket

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Developing the society of tomorrow through AI engineering.

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Milleporte

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Milleporte is a fashion and lifestyle focused EC site based in Japan.

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AppBrew(Lips)

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AppBrew develops LIPS, a mobile application for users to share and read real reviews on cosmetics, nail care, personal care, etc.

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Inagora

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Inagora constructed and operates the Chinese Beijing cross-border e-commerce platform “Wando Platform.”

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Laxus Technologies

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Laxus Technologies is an E-Commerce start up.

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AirCloset

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AirCloset is an online fashion rental service for women.

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sitateru

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sitateru is a tailor-controlled system of clothing production that works with clothing companies in order to facilitate clothing needs.

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FABRIC TOKYO

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FABRIC TOKYO is a Japanese startup provides a direct-to-consumer custom-made apparel brand. (former-company name Lifestyle Design Co., Ltd.)

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Bé-A Japan

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Bé-A Japan manufactures and sells underwear, sanitary napkins, interior goods, fashion accessories, health foods & cosmetic products.

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Valuence Holdings Inc

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Valuence Holdings Inc formerly known as SOU Inc, is a company which purchase and sell branded products, precious metals, antiques.

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Arcterus

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ALC terrace, the power of social networks, technology dealing with big data.

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Active SONAR .Inc

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Active SONAR .Inc is a subscription e-commerce company for the Japanese market.

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SOLAIRO

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SOLAIRO is an online customer service solution that provides the best purchasing experience for online visitors.

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standing ovation

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standing ovation develops and offers fashion coordination applications.

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VASILY, Inc.

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VASILY operates an online fashion coordination community.

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SENSY

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Sensy is a company providing services through ‘Sansy app’ for fashion related products.

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Farfetch Japan

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Farfetch Japan is a luxury fashion technology platform.

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DINETTE

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DINETTE is a cosmetics manufacturing company

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Apparel-Web

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Apparel-Web provides IT support and marketing support for the apparel and fashion industry.

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IMCF

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IMCF is a brand incubation company.

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Crunch Style

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Crunch Style is a flower subscription service that makes it easy to make a flowery life.

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Fools

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Fools is a footwear manufacturing company.

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Bank

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Internet business planning, development and management

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SOEJU

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SOEJU personal is a service that allows professional stylists.

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retro

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retro is a secondhand goods purchase and consignment sales site.

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AI Silk

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AI Silk are innovative conductive fibers produced with a dyeing technique.

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QUEUE Japan

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QUEUE is a sales of diamond jewelry,bridal business and Operation of original EC site & real showroom.

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State of Mind

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State of Mind is the development and operation of the cloud sourcing.

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4meee

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4meee is an e-commerce and curated fashion site

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Spika

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Spika operates Nailbook, a photo-sharing service that offers a wide range of photos of nail art designs.

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Wagokoro

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Wagokoro is a Fashion & E-Commerce company.

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555 Comic

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555 Comic brings characters and their stories to life on Twitter and Instagram

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picki

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Picki is a company which develops fashion D2C platform.

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Jenio Japan

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Jenio is a creative & Low Price Japanese Fashion Global Webstore.

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Les Trois Graces

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Les Trois Graces operates its business centered on three divisions: the apparel business, the food business, and the entertainment business

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Piece to Peace

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Piece to Peace is Operating a platform where individuals who want to learn and experience in all fields

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Eco-Pork

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Eco-Pork is a co – creation solution solution farm that supports farmers’ food productivity improvement.

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UNIQLO

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UNIQLO Co is an online store that sells women’s, men’s, and kids’ clothing and accessories.

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Personize

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Personize is a live Video Shopping for Hair and Beauty Products.

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HuaYin

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HuaYin is an e-commerce website that offers cosmetics and beauty products.

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BLAST Japan

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BLAST is a firstEn Power media company.

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Defactostandard

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Defactostandard engages in the sales of brands, watches, apparel and accessories.

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SYMBOL Japan

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SYMBOL is a Development of 3D scanning for the apparel and fitness industries.

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New World Company Inc

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New World Company is a D2C Shoe Brand Business and New reatail service.

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CarryOnMall

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CarryOnMall is a kids fashion community that collects already-worn children’s clothes.

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ANAP Lab

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ANAP Lab provides machine learning, IoT, AI, and AR / VR technologies for fashion industry.

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DeepValley

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DeepValley is a fashion tech company that aims to develop and implement IT strategies specialized in the apparel industry.

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KiBERA

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KiBERA is a victory equation turns insane into common sense and confronts change.

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Diamond head Japan

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Diamond head is a full operation outsourcing service including high quality product photography to delivery.

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INCLUSIVE

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INCLUSIVE offers digital media planning, construction and operation services.

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IROYA Japan

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IROYA is an apparel IT venture company that aims to create a new market in the world by connecting consumers.

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WORLD

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WORLD is a manufacturer and retailer of men’s and women’s clothing.

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Casio

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Casio is a multinational consumer electronics company, offers calculators, mobile phones, cameras, musical instruments, watches, and more.

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Motherplus

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Motherplus is a new initiative with companies and organizations that uses mom’s voice in product development and services.

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ATLAB

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ATLAB, a tech company, provides services and products with an innovative approach that focuses on the field of Robotic Process Automation.

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WAGOON

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WAGOON is an online retailer of fashion and apparel accessories.

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All Yours

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All Yours is engaged in the development and sales of the original wear brand.

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TOPLOG Japan

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TOPLOG is a fashion media app that takes advantage of the convenience of a smartphone .

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XZ Closet

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Closet allows users to take pictures of the clothes in their closets and mix and match outfits using the clothes of other users.

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Shiseido

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Shiseido offers the highest quality products in skincare, makeup, and fragrance.

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STYLICTION

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STYLICTION is a start-up that operates the original Content fashion media.

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Stardust Communications

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Stardust Communications is a Mobile Media Business.

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MODALAVA

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Modalava is founded as a platform for fashion lovers to shine through fashion.

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GRAVII

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GRAVII is a delivery company that specializes in the fields of fashion and transportation.

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ONE NOVA

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OneNova is a lifestyle brand that spins the connection between things and people.

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LikePay

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LikePay is a marketing company that specializes in broad advertising, reliable reviews, advertisements that definitely work.

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REGALI

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REGALI is a free app that allows you to easily find and buy items from coordination.

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Muse & Co

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Muse & Co. is a Japanese fashion startup catering to young professional women.

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FAST RETAILING CO

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Fast Retailing is a Japanese holding company that designs, manufactures, and distributes casual wear for men, women, babies, and children.

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Snapeee

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Sequoia Capital is a venture capital firm that does seed, early stage venture, later stage venture, and private equity investments.

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Newelse Inc.

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Wishfeed is a smartphone application that enables users to find and purchase clothes.

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Comme des Garcons

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Comme des Garcns is a Japanese fashion label.

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A Bathing Ape

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A Bathing Ape operates as a streetwear brand.

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Jins

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Jins is an eyewear brand that specializes in innovative glasses.

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Wacoal

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Wacoal is a manufacturer of women’s lingerie and underwear, founded in 1949 in Japan by Koichi Tsukamoto.

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LIFE

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LIFE owns and operates supermarkets that retail food products and clothing.

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Zozotown

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Zozotown is a Japanese online destination for contemporary fashion and streetwear.

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Model press

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Photos of Beautiful women & most advanced News. ModelPress represents Japanese Fashion and Entertainment News for Woman.

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BUSINET SYSTEM

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BUSINET SYSTEM provides system solutions for apparel specialty stores in a cloud environment.

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Golf Digest Online

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Golf digest online is an online golf store that sells golf gear, apparel, and accessories.

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Adastria

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Adastria is a Tokyo-based multi-brand apparel company.

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Start Today CO. Ltd

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Largest Fashion Maal.

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Gotanda Denshi Co.,Ltd.

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Fashion e-Commerce Consulting and Digital Marketing Company

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Ho-O

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At Ho-O we offer new ways of viewing key markets and industry with the desire to move businesses forward.

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snow peak

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Snow Peak is a brand manufacturer that proposes a lifestyle that is nature-oriented, such as camping, mountaineering, and natural life.

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Smartlog

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Smartlog is a Development and operation of Smartlog Media for Men

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Sparkle Box

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Sparkle Box is a flat-rate accessory rental service.

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C.R.E.A.M

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C.R.E.A.M was established with e-commerce as the main distribution channel.

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ONLY

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ONLY is a men’s suits store.

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STYLER Japan

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Styler is a New retail platform planning, development and operation of Own media company.

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Nitori

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Japan’s largest home accessories retail company

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yutori

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Yutoriis a Startup to expand the D2C business and influencer brand.

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Adapt Retailing Co.,Ltd

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Womens Fashion Retailer

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Forple

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Forple is an apparel brand production construction platform.

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AMS

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AMS provide full support from various viewpoints, focusing on system provision and business support in EC business management.

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Sazaby League

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Sazaby League is an online store that sells clothing, apparel goods, beauty accessories, household goods, food and restaurant products.

Written by Mark Fitz

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