- ROPÉ's new bag lines "ÉPOR" for working women has launched
ROPÉ, one of JUN Co., Ltd.'s brand, has newly launched it's bag lines called "ÉPOR" targeting working women. ROPÉ selected their most popular bags regardless of the seasons and re-launched the new bag lines named as "ÉPOR", a backwards reading of ROPÉ.
「ÉPOR」features the theme of "ELEGANTIQUE", which is a compound word derived from ELEGANCE and TECHNIQUE (=functionality), aiming to provide the ultimate bags for hybrid workers who work in various styles.
The three-bag series launched are Y bags, Butterfly bags and Bamboo bags.
Their sophisticated timeless designs and neatly divided storage functions make users feel peaceful in mind. Each series has size range and can meet user's various needs. It supports all working women by providing these refined items with fine looks and with an effortless functionality.
Y bag series
The Y bag series features zippers on the sides looking like a "Y" shape.
The blend of vibrant color in the zippers and the adjustable main compartment with the zippers is "ELEGANTIQUE".
"Butterfly bags" have two handles that are different in length. They move like a butterfly and are as light as a feather. Medium sized Butterfly bags have an internal detachable pouch which can be used by itself.
"Bamboo bags" have iconic handles crafted from bamboo, featuring compact looks and great storage capacities as the gusset can stretch widely.
- JUN Group approves "Green Down Project" and starts collecting unnecessary down products
JUN CO., Ltd agreed with the "Green Down Project" which aims to achieve a "down recycling society" and started initiatives to collect down products and to develop recycled down items.
As part of a corporate SDGs-related activity, starting on Thursday the 1st October., 2020, we collected down products through collection boxes located at some of the stores of "ROPE/ROPE MADEMOISELLE/ROPE PICNIC/ViS/JUN RED" and proactively proceeded with its offer for a sustainable lifestyle.
Furthermore, the campaign (which gives a free gift of GLOBAL iD points) was in place until Saturday the 31st of October., allowing those "JUN GLOBAL iD members" who cooperated by bringing those down products to receive 500 points at a time. This is also applicable to a new membership.
<About The Green Down Project>
It takes more than a single company to realise a "down recycling society". To build the down recycling system, takes an understanding and cooperation of not only down related companies but also communities, and each and every one the consumers.
The "Green Down Project" is the driving force behind this.
- ROPÉ ETERNEL launches zero-waste recycling project using leftover fabrics from past collections
As part of the initiatives for a recycling-oriented fashion, ROPÉ ETERNEL run by JUN Co., Ltd. launched a recycling project which involves leftover fabrics from their past collections, so that fashion can be reconsidered as absolutely essential in the world.
This is called "FROM LEFTOVER FABRICS ♡OUR UPCYCLE PROJECT♡".
The project involves in house staff who do all the production work ranging from careful cutting and sewing by hand at the company atelier to paper tag graphics, wrapping and releasing 4 collections in total on a monthly basis.
- Pop-up space " POP BY JUN" opens at Shibuya PARCO with its first content directed by Mr. Hiroshi Fujiwara.
JUN Co., Ltd. opened a pop-up space named "POP BY JUN" on the first floor at Shibuya PARCO.
The term POP derives from the abbreviation of Place, Occasion, and Person.
The minimal space which offers versatility like plastic folders is the joint work by Stylist Mr. Koichiro Yamamoto as Communication Designer, and Architect Mr. Nobuo Araki as Interior Designer, and showcases attractive contents on an experimental, limited and short-term basis.
Mr. Hiroshi Fujiwara, founder of fragment design, provides direction for the first content which allows us to exhibit multiple collaborative products from our various brands and his own.
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 15-1, Udagawacho
- Media-style EC department store "STYLEVOICE.COM" to start operating in November
Style Voice Co., Ltd. is a new company that was established on Thursday, June 6, 2019, to operate the EC Department Store, backed by three companies, namely Jun Co., Ltd., Mash Holdings Co., Ltd., and Daytona International Co., Ltd. Hiromi Katayama was appointed as President and Representative Director.
The new company will start the operation of an EC department store, "STYLEVOICE.COM", from November 2019.
A new company, Style Voice Co., Ltd., was established to jointly develop a media-type EC department store that stimulates the curiosity of fashion-sensitive consumers and delivers "most current and cutting-edge lifestyle".
"STYLEVOICE.COM", an EC department store that will be launched in November 2019 by the new company, will handle products centered on fashion (for women and men), beauty (for women and men), and lifestyle categories. Not only utilizing a broad product lineup, the department store will also leverage the content developments and sales capabilities of the three companies with many in-house brands, revitalize and expand the market through unique efforts, such as cross-brand coordination proposals by stylists and creators, development of collaboration products from the existing brands, and development of new brands that will be offered on the website, to attract customers and stimulate and expand the market.
【 Style Voice Co., Ltd. 】
Representative : Hiromi Katayama CEO
Address : 6F MFPR Kojimachi Bldg., 5-7-2 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Establishment Date : Jun 6.2019
Site Name : STYLEVOICE.COM
Start on November 7.2019
Corporate website : https://corp.stylevoice.com/
Characteristics of STYLE VOICE.COM ・ Products with high fashion sensitivity
Various brands that are selected based on their fashion sense and commitment can be found on the website for customers to discover comfortable lifestyles that suit them best.
・ Contents that capture the hearts of customers
Through our contents filled with empathy and trust, similar to articles in fashion magazines, we convey the charms of various brands and products in a profound and fun way.
・ Power of engagement
We create new values by building trust-based relationships with our customers, partner companies, and curators, to establish a hub that connects each power and needs.
・ Marketing trials
We provide a trial platform that connects everyone closer to the future, such as the expression of new brands, feasibility evaluation for your production plans, and reaching out to new customers.
Joint-Investment Companies [Jun Co., Ltd.]
Jun Co., Ltd. is an apparel and life creation company that was founded in 1958. The company operates various businesses, such as the planning, manufacturing, and sales of ladies' and men's general fashion products, architecture and interior construction design, planning and production of radio programs and sound production, outdoor advertising media business, as well as management of golf courses, restaurants, and wineries.
[Mash Holdings Co., Ltd.]
The company was established in 1999 as Mash Style Lab Co., Ltd., that operates a CG animation business. With the launch of the fashion business in 2005, the company is now involved in a wide range of activities, including organic beauty business, food business, and sports & wellness business. Mash Holdings is an integrated creative company that manages ten companies in Japan and 12 overseas companies.
[Daytona International Co., Ltd.]
Founded in 1986, this company is engaged in a wide range of businesses that offer various lifestyles products, such as "Freaks Store", a select shop that focuses on American casual fashion, cafe business, wholesale business, hotel business, housing production, gallery space management, and others.
Participating Company (*not all is listed)
・Welcome Co., Ltd.（https://www.welcome.jp/）
・Unenana Cool Corp.（https://www.une-nana-
・Medicom Toy Corp.（http://www.medicomtoy.
・Nishikawa Co., Ltd.（https://www.
・Miulan Co., Ltd.（https://www.peakpine.com/
・Higashiya Co., Ltd.（https://www.higashiya.
・Marketable Co., Ltd.（https://www.anytee.shop/）
[Profile of Hiromi Katayama, President and Representative Director of STYLE VOICE, Inc.]
After graduating from Ochanomizu University, he joined Shufunotomo Co., Ltd., where he served as the editor-in-chief of "Ray" magazine and the first editor-in-chief of the casual fashion magazine "mina". In 2007, he joined Gentosha Publishing Company. In 2009, he was appointed the first editor of "GINGER" magazine. Since 2015, he has been working on the contents business in EC sites by using magazine-based methods, produced the fashion media "GINGERmirror" in cooperation with Rakuten Ichiba, the fashion media "LiSTA" in collaboration with SHOPLIST, and the fashion content series "D-story" in the EC site of Hankyu Department Store. He left Gentosha in April 2019.
- BIOTOP FUKUOKA April 26, 2019 OPEN
"BIOTOP", which is managed by Jun Co., Ltd., opened "BIOTOP FUKUOKA", its first store in the Kyushu region, on Friday, April 26, 2019, in Akasaka, Fukuoka Prefecture.
An integrated shop with a unique concept that provides various lifestyle, fashion, botanical, and food products, was opened in a location with lush natural surroundings, where the Gokoku Shrine, Ohori Park, Fukuoka Art Museum, and others are located.
- Collaboration with Mash Holdings Co., Ltd. in the EC business. A joint-venture company will be established in February 2019, and an EC department store will be opened in October.
Jun Co., Ltd. and Mash Holdings Co., Ltd. will form a joint venture in the EC business in February 2019 and open an EC department store on October 19 of the same year to provide the most current and cutting-edge lifestyle to fashion-sensitive consumers.
Along with the convenience of the EC mall, a site where everything is available online, Jun and Mash Holdings established a joint-venture company to develop a new EC department that provides lifestyle suggestions to deliver "the cutting-edge lifestyle that the customers want right now" and stimulate the curiosity of fashion-sensitive consumers.
The new company will be established in February 2019 as a 50:50 joint venture between Jun and Mash Holdings, which will plan and operate an EC department store that will be opened on Thursday, October 10, 2019.
The EC department store will offer products centered on five categories: fashion, beauty, sports, food, and lifestyle. Other than handling our partner companies' brands, we also leverage the content developments and sales capabilities of the two companies with many in-house brands, revitalize and expand the market through unique efforts, such as cross-brand coordination proposals by stylists and creators, development of collaboration products from the existing brands, and development of new brands to be launched on-site, to attract customers and stimulate and expand the market.
Currently, we have decided to participate in Welcome Co., Ltd. that operates a specialty food shop, "DEAN & DELUCA" and a lifestyle shop, "CIBONE". Also, we aim to build a fair platform to prepare for our stock listing in 5 years after the establishment of the EC department store.
- THE CONVENI (GINZA SONY PARK) OPEN Thursday, August 9th 2018
JUN Co., Ltd. (Head office: Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo; CEO & President: Susumu Sasaki), is set to open "THE CONVENI (GINZA SONY PARK)", a new convenience-store-style retail shop on Thursday, August 9th 2018. The project is directed by Hiroshi Fujiwara. With a large selection of unique items, "THE CONVENI (GINZA SONY PARK)" will offer the latest cultural trends from Ginza.
THE CONVENI (GINZA SONY PARK) 5-3-1 B1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
『Ginza Sony Park』
Ginza Sony Park will consist of a flat, 707-square meter above-ground section, and a 4-floor "Lower Park," located underground, making for an open, vertical park connected by a central stairwell, which preserves the unique structure of the former Sony Building. This "ever-changing park" will feature an array of one-of-a-kind, highly experimental stores and events, held in collaboration with our unique partners. Many experiential events and live performances are currently in the planning stages, centering on the themes of "Sony" and "parks." Ginza Sony Park forms one part of the Ginza Sony Park Project* to reimagine the Sony Building. It will operate as a flat, open public area until the autumn of 2020, with plans for the completion of the new Sony Building - which will maintain the "park" concept and while expanding its scope - slated for 2022.
- Opening of the concept store THE PARK · ING GINZA
Jun Co., Ltd. opened the concept store THE PARK · ING · GINZA for a limited time. "Cafe de Rope", which attracted public attention as the pioneer of open cafes in the 70s, opened a store inside the two-story shop, located on the third and fourth basement floors of the Ginza Sony Building. While expressing the interior of the time, the menu was configured based on the Ginza store's original interpretation.
Also, starting with "THE PARK · ING GINZA", we will gather other fashion and culture shops with a unique view of the world. Furthermore, unscheduled pop-up shops and various events will be held in the space inside the store. The concept store "THE PARK ING GINZA" gives birth to a comprehensive shopping style that cannot be realized in conventional shops.
THE PARK・ING GINZA
5-3-1 B3,Ginza,Chuo-ku,Tokyo 104-0061
Opening hours : 11am to 9pm
- Announcement of the "YOU ARE CULTURE." slogan
Since its founding in 1958, Jun Co., Ltd. has always been disseminating culture in a variety of lifestyle support businesses, such as cafes, music, sports, wine, and food, as well as fashion, for more than 60 years.
Despite the diminishing interest in fashion globally due to the commoditization of fashion, JUN believes that fashion still has the power to improve the cultural maturity of the global market, which will lead to integrated socio-economic prosperity.
Last year, JUN defined its company philosophy as "social style", which is a life philosophy on "how to get involved with society". We believe that CULTURE has a very important place in our lives and society. We hope that everyone can lead a culture-oriented life and want to convey that each person represents a culture. To materialize our hopes, together with all stakeholders in society, we will share the phrase "YOU ARE CULTURE." to share our values.
As our first step, the slogan "YOU ARE CULTURE." conveys our ideas to the world and our wish to build a large social activity. We will also spread out the word in industry journals, fashion magazines, newspaper and outdoor advertisements, television commercials, websites, and others. In the future, we will also diversify ourselves in various business development and customer participation events.
- Opening of 3 stores based on a new business that specializes in SALON adam et ropé's "food"
SALON adam et ropé, which is managed by Jun Co., Ltd. and offers a rich gourmet lifestyle to "those who love food much as they love fashion", will open new stores based on a new specialized business in the spring of 2016.
SALON adam et ropé
"For people who like to eat as much as Fashion"
The concept shop that offers fashion and satisfied food lifestyle with the theme "DELICIOUS FASHION".
SALON BAKE ＆ TEA
A Salon de the-style restaurant expanded from "SALON adam et ropé where you can enjoy seasonal sweets.
With selected tea and coffee, you can enjoy assiette a dessert, sweets buffet and delicate plate created by patissier with seasonal ingredients.
SALON BUTCHER ＆ BEER
A counter-style restaurant expanded from "SALON adam et ropé where you can enjoy from Charcuterie throughBasque Country home-style dishes.
You can enjoy authentic meat dishes cooked by various heating techniques, with beers and wines.
SALON GINZA SABOU
Traditional sweets and dining Japanese-style restaurant expanded from "SALON adam et ropé
"where you can enjoy modern and good old fashioned food culture.
You can enjoy dishes which uses ingredients and rare rice brand "Yuki-Hotaka" cooked in a clay pot.
Also you can taste home-made Japanese sweets, as well as Japanese tea.
- "the POOL aoyama" will open a first limited pop up store, in Isetan Shinjuku
The concept store in Minami-aoyama, "the POOL aoyama", will open a limited pop up store, "the POOL shinjuku", from June 17th to 23rd on the 1st floor of the Isetan Shinjuku. From limited items to new, many items will be available on the floor exclusively for this period and location.
■Isetan Shinjuku 1F the stage
■June 17 (Wed) - 23 (Tue), 2015