|Headquarters||Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan|
Yodobashi Camera Co., Ltd. (株式会社ヨドバシカメラ Kabushiki Gaisha Yodobashi Kamera?) is a chain store mainly selling electronic products. Currently, there are 21 stores in Japan. It also maintains two online stores in China; one with a limited selection of products from its Japanese online store through SBI VeriTrans that supports payments by UnionPay, and another it operates itself that does not but has a selection more closely matching its Japanese store.
- 1960 - Started off as Fujisawa Shashin Shokai
- 1974 - Changed its name to Yodobashi Camera Co.,Ltd.
- 1975 - Shinjuku Nishiguchi Store opens (first store created)
- 1989 - Publishes Yodobashi Point Card
- 1998 - Internet shopping store opens
- 2005 - Akiba megastore location opens
In the 1970s Yodobashi camera store in Shinjuku sold 1/3 of all SLR cameras in Japan.
- Shinjuku Nishiguchi Honten (Station West Entrance main store)
- Multimedia Shinjuku Higashiguchi (Station East Entrance)
- Multimedia Akiba (Yodobashi Akiba)
- Multimedia Ueno
- Multimedia Kichijōji (Yodobashi Kichijōji)
- Multimedia Machida
- Multimedia Kinshichō
- Multimedia Kawasaki Le FRONT
- Yodobashi Outlet Keikyū Kawasaki
- Multimedia Yokohama (Yodobashi Yokohama)
- Multimedia Keikyu Kami-Ōoka
- Multimedia Utsunomiya
- Multimedia Sapporo
- Multimedia Sendai
- Multimedia Kōriyama
- Multimedia Kyoto (Kyoto Yodobashi)
- Multimedia Umeda (Yodobashi Umeda)
- Multimedia Hakata (Yodobashi Hakata)
The store in Akihabara, immediately next to JR Akihabara station, is eight stories tall (plus some basement levels). It has restaurants on the 8th floor, and a shipping center and camera classrooms in the basement levels.
In Shinjuku near the west entrance to the JR station, Yodobashi has several tall stores close together.
In Umeda, Osaka, the store is 12 storeys, though the top four are a parking garage. The 8th floor, like in Akihabara, is also a restaurant floor. The building also includes Uniqlo and Comme Ça Store clothing stores.
- Official Site (Japanese)
- Yodobashi Camera China online shop by SBI VeriTrans (Chinese)
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