Isetan

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Not to be confused with Philippines-based department store Isetann.
Isetan Co., Ltd.
株式会社伊勢丹
Subsidiary
IndustryRetail
FateCurrently running since 2012
SuccessorIsetan Mitsukoshi Ltd.
Founded1886, Hatagomachi, Kanda (Sotokanda, Chūō), Tokyo, Japan as Iseya Tanji Gofukuten
FounderTanji Kosuge
Headquarters14-1 Shinjuku 3-chōme, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
ParentIsetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. (100%)
Websiteisetan.co.jp (Japanese)

Isetan (伊勢丹, Isetan) (TYO: 8238 unlisted on March 26, 2008, SGX: I15) is a Japanese department store. Based in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Isetan has branches throughout Japan and South East Asia, including , Bangkok, Jinan, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Shanghai, Singapore and Tianjin and formerly in Hong Kong, Kaohsiung, London, and Vienna.

On April 1, 2008, Isetan and Mitsukoshi were merged under a joint holding company called Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd. (TYO: 3099).

Branches in Japan[edit]

Directly owned[edit]

Isetan Shinjuku flagship store
JR Kyoto Isetan (operated by West Japan Railway Isetan)

The Isetan flagship store in Shinjuku is considered to be one of the most influential department stores in Japan. The store is often first with showcasing new trends and new products. In particular, the fashion and food floors are thought to be very trendsetting.

Behind the main store, there is a whole building dedicated to Men's Fashion ("Men's Isetan")

Subsidiaries[edit]

Closed branches[edit]

Branches outside Japan[edit]

Branches in Southeast Asia[edit]

Isetan CentralWorld Bangkok, Thailand

Branches in China[edit]

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