|Company Name||Imayo & Co., Ltd.|
|Incorporated||May 2, 1966|
|Capital||98 million yen|
|Representative||Chairman & President - Nobutaka Imanishi|
218, Okura-cho, Takeyamachi-agaru, Karasuma-dori,Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan, 604-0861
Tel.075-211-5141 (switchboard) Fax. 075-211-2398
|Business activities||Integrated jewelry production and sales|
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd.
H2O Retailing Corporation (Hankyu Department Store)
Kintetsu Department Store
Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. (Seibu Department Stores),
JJA (Japan Jewelry Association)
Founded in Kyoto's Toji area by the first generation Yohei Imanishi as an affiliate store of the 17th-generation fancy goods wholesaler Fujiya.
Became independent of Fujiya as a fancy goods wholesaler in Kyoto's Gojo Sakai-machi< district.
Forced to evacuate and move to Narutaki, Kyoto as a result of wartime requisitioning.
Changed company's name to Imayo Shoten.
|May 1966||Reorganized as a corporation under the name Imayo Co., Ltd.|
|Oct. 1982||Recognized by the Kyoto Chamber of Commerce as a business with over a century of history.|
|Dec. 1983||Completed construction of a head office building at the company's current location in Takeyamachi, Karasuma, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto and relocated there.|
|Jun. 1988||Joined the JJA (Japan Jewelry Association) when it was founded.|
|Feb. 1989||Published the Imayo concept book Mind Jewelry.|
|May 1999||Entrusted with De Beers Millennium Edition Premium Diamonds (limited production).|
|Aug. 1999||Changed the Japanese characters used for the company name.|
|Dec. 1999||Entrusted with De Beers Millennium Edition Diamond Hourglass (limited production).|
|Nov. 2001||Chosen as a partner (one of three in Japan) by the De Beers Group's Diamond Trading Company (DTC) and began selling the Diamond Line bracelet.|
|May 2002||Participated in the De Beers Group's DTC Fancies project.|
|Jul. 2007||Joined the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) through the Tokyo Diamond Exchange (TDE).|
|Jul. 2008||Authorizd to use the JJA (Japan Jewelry Association) reliability mark when the system was established.|
|Aug. 2009||Launched the original brand emo.|
|Jan. 2010||Launched the original brand ICHAROI.|
Revamped corporate branding, updating corporate symbol and emblem.
Hosted 150th anniversary celebration and the first Imayo "Karyo-ten" exhibition.
Launched the original brand brillie.
|Feb. 2014||Launched the original brand kagayoi.|
|Sep. 2015||Acquired capital in Takada Jewelry & Co., Ltd.|