Company Name: Kokusai Fashion Center Inc.
CEO: Takayuki Kubo
Established: September 1991
Address: 6-1 1-chome, Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, Japan
CAPITAL AND ACTIVITIESKokusai Fashion Center Inc. (called KFC) was established in 1991 for the purpose of supporting small and medium-size companies, manufacturers and creators (designers). Operation was started in April 2000. KFC is a so-called Third Sector Entity in which Sumida ward, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, Japan, and local private companies invested. KFC has several missions to support small and medium-sized companies challenging for domestic and overseas markets.
[Support for the exhibition]
Please see the Exhibition page for more details.
[Support for the development of domestic market]
Small and medium-sized manufacturers in East-Tokyo.
To get out of OEM by developing original brands and establishing new sales channels in the domestic market.
【Human resource development】
Business owners and employees of fashion industries and small factories.
To organize practical seminars to provide necessary information and skill enhancement.
E-commerce, digital marketing, men’s fashion, business English, pattern making, business foundation, etc.
[Support for business foundation]
Ventures of less than 5 years from its establishment which are planning to start a business in Sumida ward.
To support their start which would revitalize local industries.
Management of incubation office, called KFC Creative Studio (9 rooms), jointly operated with Sumida ward.
[Gathering and Providing Information]
Public bodies, other support organizations, schools, etc.
To understand present business circumstances of small and medium-sized companies and effectively provide them necessary information.