About Lecien

History

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.
1961 Sep. Ryuo Lace Co., Ltd. established.
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.
2007 Mar. Privacy Mark accreditated.
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 Yanagibashi,Taito-ku, Tokyo.
2015 Apr. Corporate name changed to Lecien Kyoto Corp. and founded a business corporation"Lecien Corp." as successor.
Lecien Kyoto Corp. taken over by Wacoal Corp.
2016 Nov. Osaka Office relocated to Wacoal Osaka Bldg. Yodogawa-ku, Osaka