Company History

1978 Mar. Seiyu Stores, Ltd. (currently Seiyu GK), commences convenience store operations on a franchise system basis.
1981 Sept. The Company’s predecessor, Jonas Co., Ltd. (inactive at this time), acquires certain businesses and assets by way of transfer from Seiyu Stores, Ltd., and commences business after changing its name to FamilyMart Co., Ltd.
1987 Oct. The Company establishes Okinawa FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Okinawa Prefecture.
Dec. The Company lists its stock on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1988 Aug. The Company establishes Taiwan FamilyMart Co., Ltd.,
1989 Aug. The Company lists its stock on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1992 Sept. The Company establishes Siam FamilyMart Co., Ltd. (currently Central FamilyMart Co., Ltd.), in Thailand.
1993 Apr. The Company establishes Minami Kyushu FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Kagoshima Prefecture.
1997 Sept. The Company acquires the stock of Libro Port Co., Ltd. (currently famima Retail Service Co., Ltd.).
2000 May The Company establishes famima.com Co., Ltd.
(currently Famima Digital One Co., Ltd.(previously UFI FUTECH Co., Ltd.)).
2002 Feb. Taiwan FamilyMart Co., Ltd., lists its stock on the GreTai Securities Market, an over-the-counter stock market in Taiwan.
2004 May The Company establishes Shanghai FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Shanghai, China.
2006 Sept. The Company establishes Guangzhou FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Guangzhou, China.
2007 July The Company establishes Suzhou FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Suzhou, China.
2009 Dec. The Company includes am/pm Japan Co., Ltd., in its scope of consolidation as a wholly owned subsidiary following the acquisition of shares.
2010 Mar. The Company integrates with am/pm Japan Co., Ltd., by way of absorption merger.
2011 Apr. The Company integrates with am/pm Kansai Co., Ltd., by way of absorption merger.
Nov. The Company establishes Hangzhou FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Hangzhou, China.
Dec. The Company establishes Chengdu FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Chengdu, China.
2012 Apr. The Company acquires stock of SENIOR LIFE CREATE Co., Ltd.
Nov. The Company establishes Shenzhen FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Shenzhen, China.
2014 Jan. The Company establishes Wuxi FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Wuxi, China.
May The Company establishes Beijing FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Beijing, China.
July The Company establishes DONGGUAN FamilyMart Co., LTD., in Dongguan, China.
2015 Oct. The Company includes Cocostore Corporation in its scope of consolidation as a wholly owned subsidiary following the acquisition of shares.
Dec. The Company integrates with Cocostore Corporation by way of absorption merger.
2016 Sept. The Company changes its name to FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co., Ltd., following its integration with UNY Group Holdings Co., Ltd., by way of absorption merger. Circle K Sunkus Co., Ltd., changes its name to FamilyMart Co., Ltd., after assuming responsibility for the convenience store business.
2017 Nov. The Company transfers 40.0% of the issued shares of UNY CO., LTD., to Don Quijote Holdings Co., Ltd.(currently Pan Pacific International Holdings Corporation) UD Retail Co., Ltd., is established as a wholly owned
subsidiary of UNY through a capital and business alliance with Don Quijote Holdings Co., Ltd.(currently Pan Pacific International Holdings Corporation)
2019 Jan. The Company transfers all issued shares of UNY CO., LTD., to Don Quijote Holdings Co., Ltd.(currently Pan Pacific International Holdings Corporation)
2019 Sept. FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co., Ltd., implemented an absorption-type merger of wholly owned subsidiary FamilyMart Co., Ltd., and changed the Company’s trade name to FamilyMart Co., Ltd.

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