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Photo Outdoor Dog Festa in Yatsugatake 2021

Development of pet supplies that household goods manufacturers work with users ... Sanko [Outdoor Dog Festa ...

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Although it is expensive, "about three times as much as the products sold at home improvement stores" (according to the company), the person in charge is proud that he is confident in the quality.

At the "Outdoor Dog Festa in Yatsugatake" held in Nagano Prefecture from September 9th to 18th, the same as other pet events ... → Continue reading


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Home center

Home centerMainly sells household goods and household goods.retailof shopBusiness format.

In addition, the home centerJapanglish.EnglishThen.Hardware store, DIY store, Home improvement retailerThings that are expressed like[1](It's "close", not "is written." For example, the expression hardware store comes from "hard" metal tools such as tools, pots and blades. In Japanese, it corresponds (or originally) to "metal goods store", which is a subdivision of general stores, and does not "indicate" a comprehensive store like "home improvement stores" in Japan in recent years. ).

Main handling areas

  • DIY (Do It Yourself): The user himself/herself should carry out minor repairs or modifications of household equipment.
  • BIY (Buy It Yourself): A user purchases equipment such as household equipment and asks a specialist to install it.
  • SIY (Supervise It Yourself): To get advice on how to select household equipment and how to select a specialist.
  • Furthermore, in recent years, the function as a window for home remodeling has attracted attention.[2].

The following are specific products that are sold. At large stores, work such as carpentry and plumbingProfessionalThere is a case where we have a product lineup that can meet the demands for) to some extent.

It may be considered as the following three fields.

  • HI (Home Improvement): Home improvement for the purpose of improving living and living-the original field of home improvement products such as wood, building materials and tools. Can be said to be larger
  • HK (House Keeping): Housekeeping indispensable for daily family life-In the field of taking in the products handled by drugstores and pharmacies, hold non-perishable food items in daily purchase. Bulky items such as rice and pet food, as well as heavy items, are being imported.
  • CL (Car Leisure): Car/Leisure-Incorporation from adjacent specialized fields such as automobile related and camping equipment. It can be said that sporting goods stores and bicycle stores are becoming larger.

History in Japan

1960 era

In 1968, the Saisei Hardware Store in Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture, separated the retail department.(Yes) Home centerEstablished.It is said that it was the first in Japan to use the name home improvement store.

1969 ToThe United States of AmericaInspired by the hardware shopJuntendo Shimane Masuda CityOpened the housing land Juntendo station square store.

In September of the same year, Murauchi Home Center (currently:Village furniture access)ButTokyoHachioji CityOpened in.Roadside storeThere was a huge parking lot, and the interior, including furniture and carpets and lighting, was arranged like a model room. Although it was only an exhibition, foreign cars, which were rare at the time, were also lined up and attracted attention. However, it is a little different from the form used by "home centers" used in Japan in recent years.

1970 era

It can be said to be the first "modern" home improvement center in JapanDoit OfYonoStore1972 Opened in.1975 (Showa50 years) August-Gunma PrefectureYamada DistrictOmama Town(CurrentGreen city) Opened the first Sekichu store.

1976 , Ishiguro Homac (currentDCM Homac)'S first store, the Nakazono store, opened in Kushiro, Hokkaido.In addition, non-specialized businesses also entered the market.

1980 era

Large-scale retail store lawSince the store area was regulated by, other fields were cut into areas that were turned into variety stores.Cold chainFreshness that needs to be securedfoodWe have started to handle a wide variety of products other than fashion items and fashion clothing that are easily influenced by fashion.

SuburbA large sales floor area and a large number of parking lotschainDeployment has begun. Need a pharmacist residentDrug storeIt is difficult to coordinate with the local mallsupermarketThere were more stores than in.

1990 era

Neighbor Foot with Food Supermarkets and DrugstoresShopping centerThe number of stores has increased.

Concentration on major businesses and closure of small businesses and conversion of business formats have become prominent.

2000 era

Large-scale retail store location lawDue to the enforcement of competition, intensification of competition with other types of business in the suburbs and suburbs has occurred, and different companies have come to adopt different strategies.

  • Capture commercial demand for agriculture and industrial shops. Development of stores specializing in PRO demand.
  • Opens a store in the downtown area where land prices have fallen.
  • Development of small stores that can be opened in rural areas.
  • 100 Yen shopSpecialize in DIY, BIY and SIY by introducing as a tenant and leaving miscellaneous goods.
  • Dealing with fresh foodSuper centerBecomes
  • 1,000m2Development of a small store slightly below2Combined with expansion of large stores

Home improvement store in Japan

  • Company name (series of parent company, location of head office) Number of stores, annual sales (consolidated)
  • TaiziHowever, 10 companies with large sales (varies year by year) are sorted by the Japanese syllabary, and stores under the affiliated companies are included in the parent company.


Or row

Sa line


Na row

Is line


Ya line

Ra row

Wa line

Sales ranking

The sales order of the 1,000 major companies with sales of 10 billion yen or more is roughly as shown in the table below, although there are some aspects such as mergers and capital series that are difficult to grasp.The current leader is DCM Holdings, which was merged by Homac Kama Daiki in September 2006.

Company Name Number of storesSales (XNUMX million yen)Company code
DCM Holdings673 (2019/8)4,374 (2020/2)3050 (TSE 1)
Cainz218 (2019/8)4,214 (2019/2)Unlisted
Komeri1,194 (2020/1)3,468 (2019/3)8218 (TSE 1)
Konan Trading356 (2019/2)3,195 (2019/2)7516 (TSE 1)
Nafco359 (2019/12)2,232 (2019/3)2790 (JASDAQ)
Viva Home98 (2019/6)1,809 (2019/3)Unlisted
Joyful Honda15 (2017/6)1,482 (2019/6)3191 (TSE 1)
Shimachu60 (2019/8)1,399 (2019/8)8184 (TSE 1)
Arenza Holdings122 (2020/2)1,377 (2020/2)3546 (TSE 1)
Keio177 (2019/2)1,148 (2019/2)8168 (TSE 1)


[How to use footnotes]
  1. ^ Home Center English/English Translation -English-Japanese dictionary Weblio
  2. ^ 2011 pages of Asahi Shimbun, February 2, 1

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