“Market Cap $9.27 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Discount Stores
  • Founded: 1926
  • Country: Japan
  • CEO: Motoya Okada
  • Website: www.aeon.info
  • Employees: 91,646
  • Sales: $64.39 B
  • Headquarters: Chiba

Forbes Lists

#476 Global 2000

  • #124 in Sales
  • #1005 in Profit
  • #375 in Assets
  • #1160 in Market value

AEON Co., Ltd. is a holding company, which is engaged in the operation of chain stores and shopping centers, and management of its overseas and equity companies. It operates through the following segments: General Merchandise Stores (GMS), Supermarket (SM), Strategic Small Size Store, Financial Service, Development, Service, Specialty Store, Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), China, and Other. The GMS segment offers clothing, food, and household goods. The SM segment operates supermarket chain stores. The Strategic Small Size Store segment includes convenience stores, small supermarkets, and specialty stores selling boxed lunches and ready-made meals. The Financial Service segment deals with credit card business. The Development segment develops and leases shopping centers. The Service segment offers general facility management, amusement, and restaurant services. The Specialty Store segment sells family casual fashion, ladies wear, and shoes. The ASEAN segment engages in retail business within the ASEAN region. The China segment operates shopping centers, financial business, and specialty stores in China. The Other segment includes discount stores, drug stores, and electronic commerce. The company was founded by Sozaemon Okada in 1758 and is headquartered in Chiba, Japan.

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