METRO JEANS STYLING PROVIDER

Overview

1956 Feb Founded Eiko Shoji Co., LTD
1960 July Contract with Lee USA as an official distributor and being the importation of LEE Jeans
1961 Feb Open the EIKO Aoyama Main Store
1966 June Contract with Graniteville and begin importation of cotton cloths for sale to major Japanese jeans manufacturer
1975 Aug Strengthen importation of popular brand name jeans and establish wholesale distribution program
1977 July Establish Tophills Corporation in California, USA
1978 June Establish the Wholesale Division and contract with Levi Strauss (Far East Division) as an official distributor
1979 Aug Establish a Distribution Center and Product Management Division
1991 Aug Establish an Overseas Division and strengthen import operations
1992 Apr Move headquarters to Jingumae, Tokyo
1997 Aug Begin importation of the Cimarron brand
1999 Aug Become exclusive distributor of Italian brand Miss Sixty
1999 Sept Become exclusive distributors of Italian brand Swish Jeans
2001 Aug Become exclusive distributors of Italian casual brand Fornarina
2001 Feb Establish Osaka Sales office and strengthen Kansai area sales operations
2002 Aug Contract with Levi Strauss &Co for exclusive license to sell DOCKERS brand in Japan
2003 Jan Become exclusive distributor of US brand AG (Adriano Goldschmied)
2003 Feb Become distributor of Levis RED brand
2003 Aug Become exclusive distributor of US brand Paper Denim and Cloth
2003 Aug Establish Kyushu Sales office
2005 Feb Become exclusive distributor for James Jeans
2005 Feb Become exclusive distributor for UK brand Etienne Ozeki
2006 Feb Combine Kyushu Sales office with Osaka Sales office
2006 Aug Become exclusive distributor for Holland brand For Our Friends
2008 Jan Become exclusive distributor for Italian brand Met in Jeans
2008 Feb Establish AG JAPAN Co., LTD
2009 July Become exclusive distributor for Swedish brand Dr Denim