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1933

Feb.

Naozo Nomura launched “Nomura Shoten”in the city of Kyoto.
Importing and sales of textiles and notions including laces started.

1946

Aug.

“Nomura Shoten” Co., Ltd. established.
Importing and distribution of laces and textiles including fabrics for clothes restarted.

1948

Feb.

A detached office opened in Chuo-ku, Tokyo.

1950

Jan.

Another detached office opened in Chuo-ku, Osaka.

Sales of COSMO embroidery threads started.

1955

Oct.

Sales of ladies’ intimate apparels such as slips, camisoles etc started.

1962

Apr.

Sales of sweaters and blouses started.

1963

May

Corporate name renamed to “Nomura Co., Ltd.”

1966

Feb.

Operation of brassieres and shorts launched.

1968

Mar.

Operation of ready-made clothes launched.

1979

Feb.

Importing of cotton printed fabrics for patchwork started.

1992

Apr.

Corporate name changed to “LECIEN Corp.”

Sep.

DALIAN LECIEN FASHION CO., LTD. established.

Sewing of brassieres and shorts in China started.

2002

May

A detached office in Shanghai opened.

Sep.

ZHE JIANG JIAXING LECIEN TEXTILE CO., LTD. established.

2004

Nov.

LECIEN (VIETNAM) CO., LTD. started operation after the acquisition of a ladies’ intimate apparel factory.

2006

May

Shanghai Lecien Co., Ltd. established.

2009

May

Osaka office relocated to Yotsubashi Grand Square in Nishi-ku, Osaka.

Aug.

LECIEN acquired by Wacoal Holdings Corp. through stock exchange and became a wholly owned subsidiary.

2010

May

Offices in the western part of Japan centralised to the head office in Osaka.

2012

Sep.

Relocation of DALIAN LECIEN FASHION CO., LTD.

2013

Apr.

Lecien(Cambodia)Corporation established.

May

Tokyo Office relocated to Wacoal Asakusabashi Bldg. Taito-ku, Tokyo.

2015

Apr.

Corporate name changed to Lecien Kyoto Corp. and founded a business corporation”Lecien Corp.” as successor.

May

Lecien Kyoto Corp. taken over by Wacoal Corp.

2016

Nov.

Osaka Office relocated to Wacoal Osaka Bldg. Yodogawa-ku, Osaka.


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