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Company nameBest Denki Co., Ltd.
Address2-33, Chiyo 6-chome, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka city, Fukuoka 812-0044, Japan MAP
SUCH+ 81-92-781-7161
EstablishedSeptember 3, 1953
Stated capital378.92 billion Yen (As of the end of February 2017)
Business areasWholesale and Retail of consumer electronics, home appliance and information equipment, Financial services,
service business, and others (HR service, Printing)
BranchesKyushu, Okinawa, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kansai, Tokai, Tohoku, Hokkaido,
Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia

Our History

September,1953Kyushu Kizai Soko Co.,Ltd. established as a warehouse business
January,1956Started selling home applilances
December,1968Best Services Co., Ltd. established. Made consigning contracts of after- the-sale service
December,1970Started building up the franchise chain system
March,1973Kyushu Kizai Soko Co.,Ltd. was merged with Best Services Co., Ltd.
September,1973Shares listed on the Fukuoka Stock Exchange
April,1976Best Credit Service Co., Ltd. (now became consolidated subsidiary company) established.
November,1979Best Butsuryu Co., Ltd. (later became Best Service Co., Ltd., now is a consolidated subsidiary company) established and separated distribution operation. Made consigning contracts of a freight transportation, warehouse management.
December,1982Shares listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
August,1984Shares listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
January,1985Best Denki(Singapore) Pte., Ltd. established in Singapore (now became consolidated subsidiary company)
July,1993According to a business system in which public enterprises and private companies invest in jointly, called “the third sector”, BPC Co., Ltd. established. (now became consolidated subsidiary company)
May,1998Best Denki Malaysia Sdn., Bhd. established in Malaysia (now became consolidated subsidiary company)
January,2010Develop business reconstruction plan in order to enhance a company’s value
April,2011Best Financial Co., Ltd. (now became consolidated subsidiary company) established for insurance business.
July,2012Form a capital and business alliance with Yamada Denki Co., Ltd. Passed a resolution of the third-party share issuance.
December,2012Shared new issue to Yamada Denki Co., Ltd. due to the third-party share issuance.
September,201321 stores east of Yamaguchi Prefecture became Techland for revitalization.

Board of Directors
( as of September 1, 2017 )

Directors ( 7 )Corporate Auditors ( 2 )Corporate Officers ( 7 )
  • Kouji Ono (President and CEO)
  • Kenichiro Yanagita (Managing Director)
  • Masanobu Ogata (Managing Director)
  • Jyu Okmoto
  • Hitoshi Arai
  • Tatsuya Kusamura
  • Yoshinori Ueno
  • Teruyoshi Nishino (Full-time)
  • Makoto Igarashi
  • Kenji Hanasaki
  • Hiroshi Kato
  • Toshifumi Harada
  • Katsunori Kawazu
  • Kouichi Kiyomura
  • Kiyohito Mine
  • Kazuhide Hyakutake

Business Overview

Consumer Electronics Sales Business

Providing the value our customers want

In parallel with diverse changes in living environments, the value of and want when shopping for electronics have diversified as well. At Best Denki, we seek out the value customers are looking for with respect to areas like customer interactions, prices, product lineups, after-sale services, and much more. We will do everything in our power if it means we can satisfy as many customers as possible.

Home Renovation Business

Active initiatives for home renovation business

We provide home plumbing renovation for kitchen and bath, toilets, bathroom sinks and counter-tops, energy conservation-related renovation characterized by installation of solar powered systems, rechargeable batteries, and conversion of household power systems to all-electric systems, as well as exterior wall painting and exterior fixtures, Here, we are building a business that provides total home renovation services.

Overseas business

Establishment of the BEST brand in the ASEAN region

We have been actively expanding overseas business with a focus on Asia, since opening our first overseas location in Singapore in 1985. Currently, we are focusing our attention on the growing ASEAN region with business in four countries:Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Taiwan.

Corporate Client-Related Business

Providing energy conservation solutions for corporate customers

Our Corporate Sales Department works at 37 locations around Japan, and answers to the demand for electronic products at corporations, groups, schools, and public offices. That’s not all;it also provides energy conservation solutions for total support for customer initiatives such as business solutions, energy conservation, and elimination of costs. By providing total coordination, we provide customers with the best proposal for solutions to their energy conservation and cost cutting endeavors.

Franchise Business

From mid-sized and large shops to small shops ( Best Friend Shops ), we run franchise stores of various scales. With product supply utilizing our scale merit and worthwhile prices, we provide product sales characterized close contact with regions and speedy after-sale services.