Brand

ABISTE brand focuses on costume jewelry appealing to the playful spirit of the sophisticated female adult with an elegant product line sourced from designated factories in Japan, Europe, United States and Asia focused on craftsmanship in manufacturing with special emphasis on fashion items.

Since its establishment, ABISTE has led the Japanese costume jewelry market as a pioneer of adult sophistication. Celebrating our 35th Anniversary in 2011, the brand has continued to provide joys and dreams to inspirediverse range of apparel to all adult women worldwide.

Currently throughout our140 shops in Japan and 23 shops in overseas, we provide products under the theme of total and affordable elegance made with great care at our designated factories. ABISTE communicates trend and sophistication with fashion accessories, bags, belts, watches, sunglasses, stationeries, interior decorations, and various other trend setting products.

We have been introducing costume jewelry which adds extra beauty and splendor for all womenfrom basic casual design to unique and decorative design worn gorgeously in formal situations.

Company profile

Company name :
ABISTE Corporation
Established :
August 7, 1976
Capital :
98 million Yen
Address :
  • AG Bldg. 3-18-17 Minami -Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo Japan 107-0062

    Tel: +81-3-3401-8101

    Fax: +81-3-3401-7183

Branch Offices :
Osaka ,Nagoya, Fukuoka
  • Osaka Branch Office

    4/F Mataichi Bldg.3-5-13 Kyutaro-machi,Chuo-ku,Osakashi,Osaka,Japan 541-0056

    Tel: +81-6-6245-6200

  • Nagoya Branch Office

    Hilton Plaza Nagoya 1-3-3 Sakae,Naka-ku,Nagoya-shi,Aichi,Japan 460-0008

    Tel: +81-52-205-6050

  • Fukuoka Branch Office

    2/F The New Otani Hakata

    1-1-2 Watanabe-dori,Chuo-ku,Fukuoka-shi,Fukuoka ,Japan 810-0004

    TEL: +81-92-733-1136

OverSeas Offices :
  • ABISTE Hong Kong Company Limited Tel: +852-2735-2810
  • ABISTE USA Corporation        Tel: +1-808-926-0030
  • ABISTE Taiwan Company Limited  Tel: +886-2-2703-2491
  • ABISTE(Thailand)Company Limited Tel: +66-2656-1619
Employees :
490 (As of August 2016)
Bank Reference :
Mizuho Bank, Ltd, Aoyama branch / Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Aoyama branch
Commodities :
Costume Jewelry, fashion watches, hand bags, sunglasses, reading glasses, belts, umbrellas, neckties, fashion accessories, apparel, interior decoration items, etc.
Main Clients :
Hotels, boutiques, apparel manufacturers, accessory stores, mail order companies
Main Suppliers :

Leading manufacturers from 15 countries throughout the world

Japan, France, Italy, U.S.A, China, Thailand etc.

Subsidiary :
Nagao International Inc.
History
Aug-1976
Established wholesale import company for ladies fashion accessories in Nakano-ku, Tokyo
Oct-1978
Relocated head office to Minami Aoyama
Sep-1984
Opened Osaka Branch Office
Jan-1986
10th anniversary, opened the first direct-management store ABISTE
Aug-1987
Established Nagao International Inc. to handle import business
Mar-1991
Opened Nagoya Branch Office
Aug-1996
20th anniversary
Jul-2000
Number of stores reached 50 (40 directly managed stores, 10 Dept corner stores)
Apr-2005
Number of stores reached 100
Aug-2006
30th anniversary
Aug-2009
Number of stores reached 150
Oct-2010
Number of overseas stores reached 10
Aug-2011
35th Anniversary
Apr-2012
Number of stores reached 140, Number of overseas stores reached 20
Mar-2012
Found ABISTE Taiwan Company, and ABISTE Thailand Company Limited in each country.
Dec-2014
Number of stores reached 179.
May-2016
Found ABISTE Philippines, Inc.
Aug-2016
40th anniversary

Message

ABISTE specializes in fashion jewelry sourcing its products from designated factories in Japan, Europe, America, and Asia. In December 2016, ABISTE had 180 directly managed stores and 120 licensed stores located in leading hotels throughout Japan. Our store locations follow a unique style in which we associate with leading hotels, forming a marketing tact that is rarely seen both in Japan and worldwide.

ABISTE prides itself on range of products targeting sophisticated adult females. We place great emphasis on perfect shop atmosphere by using interior design that best compliments the hotel atmosphere. Our directly managed stores range diversely in size from 20 ㎡ to 100 ㎡ and may come under any of 5 different names. We are able to open multiple stores under one building by operating 5 different brands. Our strength and distinction includes flexible operation systems based on customer needs and circumstances.

Recently we opened 8 directly managed stores in Ginza, Aoyama, Hiroo and Roppongi areas well known for luxury shopping in Japan. Additionally our broad range of products, superior quality and design have caught attention of apparel manufactures, mail order companies, television shopping stations and cosmetics companies, many of our products have been incorporated into OEM products.

It is convenient for people who live in Japan that we have directly managed shops, ABISTE WEB SHOP, and business partner to enjoy our products fully. However, outside Japan customers currently have limited access to enjoy shopping with us. We have heard from many customers who bought our products in directly managed shops that they would like to have ABISTE shops in their countries. This provides us with many exciting opportunities to expand worldwide.

ABISTE has spread outside Japan from 2007 starting in Hawaii and Hong Kong. In 2012 our directly managed shops opened stores in Taiwan and Thailand. In 2017 we have decided to open stores in the Philippines. In the future we are planning to locate our franchise shops and directly managed shops in Mainland America, Middle East, and Europe. ABISTE shops will be opened not only at hotels, but also at stand-alone stores, department stores, and shopping malls outside Japan.

Please feel free to contact us if you are interested in franchise opportunity outside Japan. We are very pleased to welcome you as one of our shop franchisees to gain popular acceptance worldwide.

In 2016 we celebrated our 40th Anniversary. We are confident that ABISTE will continue to satisfy the need of our customers and keep everlasting dreams alive in the years to come.

Nagao Yoshito

President and CEO

ABISTE CORPORATION

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