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Private Matching

A New Style of Business Opportunity

What is Private Matching ?

Unlike traditional tradeshows, we will match you with top retailers and decision makers before the show for one-on-one meetings for free of charge.

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  • IFF MAGIC JAPAN will receive the list of required conditions from the retailers; Items/ Price points/ regions. The exhibitors who meet the standards will be able to apply for the Private Matching. By reviewing your stockiest, brand info, price points, etc., the retailers will decide on the exhibitors they with to meet.
  • The exhibitors are required to submit resumes and brand information for retailers to review before the show. The retailers will go through the resumes and brand information and pick out the exhibitors they wish to have meetings with during the show.
  • Exhibitors can apply for free of charge.
  • Exhibitor can apply for up to 30 retailers (Japanese and International).
  • *The retailers will be able to read English, however, we strongly recommend you to send your applications in Japanese for Japanese retailers.
  • *ONLY the accepted exhibitors will be able to meet with the applied retailers.
  • *We provide Japanese interpreters for English, Chinese or Korean speaking retailers.
  • *For Japanese retailers, make sure to arrange an interpreter who speaks Japanese and your language.
① Organizer :
Announces participating retailers

The registered major department stores, boutiques, regional retail stores and top international retailers will be announced on the HP.

Scheduled early July

② Exhibitor :
Apply for Private Matching

Exhibitors are allowed to apply for the Private Matching with the retailers that matches their conditions and standards through the Exhibitor’s manual page.

* We strongly recommend you to send the applications in Japanese for Japanese retailers.

< Number of possible entry per exhibitor >
  • Up to 5 retailers for CV and 30 retailers for other Zones.

Application deadline: August 2nd, 2018

③ Retailer :
Review the submitted information

Organizer will submit the resumes and brand information from ② to the retailers. Retailers will review and decide which exhibitors they wish to have private meetings during the show.

Scheduled middle of August

④ Organizer :
Announces the matched results

The results of the entry and for matched exhibitors, Private Matching Meeting schedule will be announced on the Exhibitor's manual page.

  • Each Private Matching meeting will be 20~30 minutes.
  • The retailer will come to your booth to have the meeting according to the schedule.

Scheduled early September

Retailers Participating in Private Matching 2018 September (edition 04)Last updated on 7/6/2018

Japanese Retailers
International Retailers

Japanese Retailers


*Number of stores: 27 department stores /6 select shops
Isetan is one of the strongest department stores with commanding influence in Japanese department stores. They also have their own stores in LONDON, Wien, BALCELONA etc.


*Number of stores: 9 Sogo stores (around eastern Japan) /15 Seibu stores
Sogo Seibu is also one of the most well known department stores in Japan. They are not only the retailer, but also are looking for manufacturers/factories to create their own original brand products.


*Number of stores: 15 Stores
Many of their stores are located in Tokyo and Osaka, the west side of Japan.
They are the no.1 retail store in the West side of Japan.


*Number of stores: 17 Stores
One of the major department stores located mainly in Tokyo. Tokyu also owns shopping malls in Shibuya and Ginza.

Tobu Department Store

Mid- sized department store, owing 5 stores in major cities in Tokyo area.

Matsuya Ginza

*Number of stores: 2 stores in Ginza and Asakusa
Their Ginza store is located at the centre of Ginza, the high brand shopping district in Tokyo. Their stores sell apparel as well as wide variety of interior and fashion goods.


*Number of stores: 22 Stores
Takashimaya is the department store with highest revenue in Japan.
They also have stores in Taiwan and Singapore which they will be buying for.

Odakyu Department Store

Mid-sized department located in Shinjuku and Yokohama area, especially focusing on fashion goods.


*Number of stores: 32 Stores
Apparel department stores for younger generation. They also have stores specialized for Women’s as well as Men's apparel.

Ito Yokado

*Number of stores: 185 Stores
The biggest general merchandising store in Japan, now focusing on development of their original brands


Huge E-Commerce Service, now putting a lot of focus on Fashion in Japan.


*Number of stores: 85 Stores including outlet stores
One of the biggest select shops in Japan, they are also looking for partners to develop OEM business.


*Number of stores: 340 Stores
It has many business categories from apparel and fashion goods to interior, furniture and restaurants. Their most known select shop is called “JOURNAL STANDARD”.


Number of Stores: 120 Stores
TOMORROWLAND runs their own private label as well as selecting fashion items from all over the world. Their sophisticated and elegant style is the key to stay at this high popularity among mid 20s and 30s.


*Number of stores: 9 Stores
ESTNATION is a boutique store that covers contemporary and high-end brands in stlylish areas such as Ginza and Roppongi.They also feature interior and fashion goods.


*Number of stores: 34 Stores
This select shop started from men’s fashion, but now they are well known for both men’s and women’s.

destination Tokyo

Inspired by street markets in France, Destination gathers fashion items with originality.

Free's Mart

Inspired by US West Coast fashion, their target is young women in the 20’s.
The price of most items is less than 10,000yen.


Well-known distributer for its natural taste fashion. They also run many different brands such as “NIMES” which is most known.


*Number of stores: 12 Stores
Women’s elegance boutique. They have 12 stores in Kobe, Himeji, Osaka, Kyoto, and Tokyo. THEIR main brand “Boutique Serizawa” is for elegance and higher end products.

Le Pres

*Number of stores: 12 Stores
They are managing women’s apparel shops at shopping malls in Nagano, which is 1hour north by train from Tokyo.


*Number of stores: 9Stores
They are a regional boutique with a wide variety of fashion styles, and also runs a highly rated e-commerce site.


*Number of stores: 11 Stores
One of the biggest jeans select shops in Japan. This company also operates retail shop called "JEANS FACTORY LALAH“ focusing on women’s fashion.


Number of Stores: 8 Stores
Oshman's is one of the biggest Sport goods and casual Outdoor stores in Japan. Their selection will fulfill your demands in the daily and active lifestyle.


39 select shops(LUCA:28 stores、LADY LUCK LUCA: 8 stores、SACRAMENT FI: 3stores)
LUCA / SACRAMENT FIG are mainly located in shopping centers. LADY LUCK LUCA are mainly located in Fashion buildings near train stations.


Relax & Comfortable is the concept. RECEPTION sells trendy and authentic domestic / imported casual selection based on comfort for both men and women. Their goal is to become local stores that makes our customers smile and happy.


Relax & Comfortable is the concept. BIG AMRERICAN SHOP sells trendy, authentic and casual selection from all over the world.


Runs over 20 womenswear casual stores call “Africa Taro” located between Koshinetsu area to Kyushu Area.
Our concept is “to enjoy yourself in daily basis” stores called. Originality and trends are important essences they suggest to their customer with their original basic standard designs as our main selections.

ginza maggy

Boutique who offers high-quality brands for women in their 50's–60'S.


Having 34 stores in Tokyo area, it covers high-quality women’s fashion.
Their main focus is on dresses and accessories.


E-Commerce website which connects brands and retailers, focusing on fashion goods and life style goods. Orders can be made from 1 unit.


*Number of stores: 41 Stores
They have 7 different stores names, covering men’s and women’s selected casual apparel.

Kintetsu Department Store

Number of stores: 9 stores
The biggest department chain in WEST side of Japan, such as Osaka and Kyoto area.

Keio Department Store

Department store with 2 stores in TOKYO. Their main store locates in Shinjuku.


Number of stores :391 stores.
Not only fashion goods but also interior, toys and party goods.

vanilla kanazawa

Unique boutique in Kanazawa focusing on men's apparel and goods.


Regional store which targets young women located in Ehime (1 hour from Osaka).


Boutique for women. Their price range is similar to Barney's NY.

RYUBO Department Store

The largest department store located in Okinawa, founded in year 1954. Their items are in wide range from food, apparel, accessories, and many more.


The largest department store located in Okinawa, founded in year 1954. Their items varies from food, apparel, accessories, and many more.


The largest online store in Japan, founded in 1997. Over 100 million companies are registered. Rakuten runs not only E-commerce but also finance, travel agency, and owns professional baseball team.

9 Acryl Closet

The store concept is "extraordinary founded in ordinary day". The popular men's wear stores located in Nakameguro, Minami-aoyama, Paris, and Seoul. Carries mainly upcoming brands.


Online store carrying collaborated items with magazines targeting women with natural / organic taste.


Fashion mall operated by Mitsukoshi Nagoya, located in Sakae area, which is in the middle of third largest city in Japan. Targeting fashionable women from 30s to the 40s.


Runs 56 shops nationaly, company based in Fukuoka.Selects various style from town wear to occasional looks for 30s to 40s.


3 types of multi label stores, total of 6 stores located in Kagoshima. Other than REGISTA Armadio, Cythera and MYRRH only carry womenswear. Selects designers brands like G.V.G.V.、TORY BURCH to items under 10,000 yen retail price.


One of the biggest E-commerce site in Japan.
They cover all items.


Luxuary multibrand select shop in Iwate prefecture, owned by BUDO-YA. Selects contemporary mode Labels such as MONCLER, ENFLOD,Coohem.


Shop dedicated to fashion life style goods operated by PAL Group. Selects various goods from kitchen wear to fashion accessories.


One of the popular fashion goods boutique among young fashionable women that carries accessories and interior goods. Has over 80 stores in Japan.


Largest DIY stores in Japan. Recently launched a new fashion area which carries fashion goods, bags, and textiles. Their company concept is "Selects 1 million items from 10 thousands companies."


Operates 6 interior stores in Tokyo. Carries mainly Scandinavian style designs. They are also located at very convenient and popular area such as Koto-street in Omotesando and Seibu Department Stores in Ikebukuro.


Carries organic style, life style goods / apparel / fashion goods and runs 58 stores in Japan. Their main store is in Jiyugaoka, Tokyo. Very popular among women in 30s to 40s.


Distributors for european and asian brands, mostly fashion goods such as watches, wallets bags, etc.

Living House

Runs 18 stores for interiors and furnitures located at areas with good access.


Specialty store which has their original brand under the same name in Kurashiki, in western Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Carries its original design leather items as well as other domestic and foreign brands.


Propose a high-end casual style Men's wear. It is a brand derived from SHIPS in 2004, With the theme of " Clothes that feel the sound".


Specialty store which carries their original items along with imported items. Managed by fast retailing company, they are located in department stores such as Daimaru Tokyo store and Lazona Kawasaki Plaza, and also has its EC.


Men's and Women's Specialty store in Sendai, Japan. Carries elegant casual brands such as Johnbull and maison scotch from all over the world.
Operated by colors, which also manages interior and miscellaneous goods stores.

Leap in the dark

Men's Specialty store carrying leather, camo, and work wears and goods with brands such as BACKLASH, wjk, etc. Item prices ranging from fashion goods that are less than 100 USD to leather jackets that are over few thousands of USD.


Two department stores located in North Kyushu City in Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. They have group department store COLET, in front of Kokura station in North Kyushu City and two department stores, Yamaguchi IZUTSUYA & Ube IZUTSUYA in Yamaguchi Prefecture.


With the concept of mode, sophisticated and clean, carries international brands from DRIES VAN NOTEN and HAIDER ACKERMANN to domestic brands such as MARHA etc.

antique beach

Men and Women's Specialty store in Morioka, Iwate prefecture, Japan . Carries EMU, DIESEL, Johnbull etc. and also has their online store.

journal standard Furniture

Interior shop of JOURNAL STANDARD which proposes a fashionable and trendy style. Carries modern vintage original items and domestic and international popular brands.


A Specialty store with the concept of "Create for Life, and Life for Creation". Carries wide range of artistic lifestyle items from furniture to bags and leather accessories.


Former GLAMOUR-SALES, an online market place where registered brands are sold at a sale price for a period of time. Currently carries more than 4,000 brands.


Men's Specialty store that has apparel and fashion goods. Carries brands such as BACKLASH and KAZUYUKI KUMAGAI.


Has 3 stores in Sasebo, Nagasaki. Operates Marimekko, IL BISONTE and a Specialty store Prier.


Operates 11 Women's Specialty stores in the heart of Fukuoka City with the concept of "my own wardrobe".


Has 2 Specialty stores in Kumamoto. Carries both men's and women's items and carries brands such as FRED PERRY, Gramicci and melple.


Men's Specialty store in Fukuoka. Carries N.HOLLYWOOD and WACKO MARIA.


Men's & Women's Specialty store in Miyazaki. Carries brands such as Scye and JOHN SMEDLEY. Also takes orders for suits and jackets.

Angelico Luce

Women's Boutiques incorporating trends and elegance based on glamorous casual. Operates 11 stores in Kyushu region.

MANOA International

Women's Boutique carrying European and American brands such as JAMIN PUECH and OSKLEN to Japanese designers/creators,TARO HORIUCHI and e.m.. Has both high quality daily wear and unique and creative designer brands.


Men's Boutique in Miyazaki. Carries brands such as A.P.C,patagonia,N.HOLLYWOOD and Mr. GENTLEMAN.


MACARONIC located in Koenji is a Boutique with a bar attached and carries variety of brands from ANREALAGE and STOF to young designer brands. It also has its own original brand. Another store HOYAJUKU is located on the1st floor of the popular department store Laforet in Harajuku. Carries young to mature designer brands.


Operates 15 Women's Boutiques mainly in Miyazaki. Store examples are BASE and Summer which carries high-end imported brands, room carrying simple and fine casual wear, and T / I · L · E carrying brands such as Phillip Lim, CINOH etc.


Operates around 40 stores in Kyushu area and also does wholesale as well as planning and sales.


In addition to hosting POPUP SHOP at department stores, it has a flag shop rig in Osaka. It is a Men's and Women's Boutique carrying high quality casual brands such as to.iro, DEW, cobachi etc.


A Women's Boutique with its original brand. Their concept is to spread happiness to women through Cawaii clothing and fashion goods.


Operates a on-line shop, kana, carrying wedding party apparel and fashion goods.


Operates 2 Women's boutiques. One is Seeds, carrying high quality import brands such as Helen Kaminski and YANUK. Another one is Kamin, carrying comfortable daily wear such as MACPHEE.


Operates more than 30 stores across Japan with brands such as Lois CRAYON etc. Carries high quality elegant everyday wear.

GAP Corporation

Mainly distributes European fashion brands in Japan and handles "TUSCAN'S" from Italy, "GOLLA" from Finland, "Masters Of Casual" from France among others.


A small multi-brand store in Shizuoka City that mainly handles brands from major fashion shows such as UNDERCOVER, Mame Kurogouchi, KOLOR, DIGAWEL, and DOUBLET among others.


A men's high-end multi-brand store in Fukuoka. Handles Children of the discordance and NuGgETS among others.


A commercial facility in Giza by J. Front Retailing (jointly with others). Among the tenants is a large number of luxury brands, attracting many foreign tourists.

Ancient Age.

A multi-brand store in Ise City, Mie Prefecture that mainly brings together comfortable and casual men's clothing.
High-quality casual items are available from FAB FACTORY to GRAMICCHI and Discovered.

sit in

A men's multi-brand store in Akita Prefecture that mainly handles THE HIGHEST END, B.W.G., and other casual buyer brands.


A multi-brand store in Ishinomaki City, Miyagi Prefecture. It collects apparel and accessories themed around on outdoor activities, surfing, and skateboarding and handles STANDARD CALIFORNIA, adidas originals, Columbia, and VANS.


A men's casual multi-brand store in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture. It mainly handles Gipici, RiCCARDO METHA, and other high-quality imported items as well as used clothing.


A multi-brand store in Hakodate that mainly handles men's items including well-known casual brands such us MANHATTAN PORTAGE and VANS as well as classy imported items from Saint James and DUVETICA.


Besides UNITED ARROWS(original select shop), they have 19 types of boutiques in Japan and in total Operates more than 229 stores. One of the biggest select shops in Japan.


A Japanese branch of an American luxury multi-brand store currently runs a total of six stores in Japan.

International Retailers


The MOTT NYC store located in Lower Manhattan, New York, is a multi label Boutique offering lifestyle goods and accessories in addition to original products.


Kai Showroom is a New York City based fashion apparel and accessory wholesale showroom launched by Kaori Cipriano.
With over 20 years of experience in the fashion industry, Kaori has managed the domestic and international sales of over 40 brands and expanded their reach and revenue. Her strong relationships with stores and buying offices in the Japanese and Asian markets has aided in her bringing many new brands from zero international stockists to seasonal international sales exceeding $700,000.


Barneys New York Inc. is an American chain of luxury department stores founded and headquartered in New York, New York.

The chain operates fifteen flagship, boutique, and warehouse stores in the United States. In addition, twelve stores in Japan are licensed and operated by a third party.


This popular interior Boutique has ten stores in six major cities: London, Paris, and four cities in Japan. They offer a wide range of items selected from around the world under the watchful eye of Sir Terence Orby Conran as well as original items designed by Conran himself. They attended last September and placed several orders from MAGIC Japan exhibitors.


Browns Fashion is a long-standing luxury Boutique established in 1970 in London, England. They carry a selection of more than 100 luxury brands.


Opened in 2003, Berlin’s top multi label Boutique is a concept store created by Andreas Murkudis. Popular for its stylish selection of items all personally selected by Murkudis himself. Famous for not only offering high-end brands, but providing long-term support to small-scale brands with limited production capabilities.

LOTTE Department (KOREA)

Lotte department store is one of the largest enterprice in Korea, founded in 1979. 32 branches are in korea, 5 in China, 1 in Vietnam, Indonasia, and Russia.


Hyundai Department Store is one of the three large department stores in Korea, ehich offers selection of goods to lead a life of cultural abundance and express individualism. Located at the center of luxury goods commerce, the Hyundai Department Store of Apgujeong has played a leading role in high-quality shopping.

Around the corner (KOREA)

A select shop "around the corner" run by LF group in Korea (former LG) is a popular shop that gathered the latest Korean trends and international brands.

29cm (KOREA)

As an online select shop, 29CM has introduced various kinds of domestic and foreign brands since 2011.rather than bringing items that are already trending, 29CM aims to discover different brands and introduce them to the customers. Selects diverse fashion leading brands across women/men’s apparel and accessory lines.

SHINSEGAE Department Store (KOREA)

In 1930, Shinsegae, the first department store of Korea, brought light to the history of distribution industry in Korea.
With a dream toward the new world and passion for customers, the Main Store has been the symbol and confidence of Shinsegae pursuing to create a better world. Since then, Shinsegae has been continuously creating values in our everyday life as a leader to modernize the distribution industry of Korea. Throught these efforts, Shinsegae is continuouly developing the new world of distribution.

Wonderplace (KOREA)

"WONDERPLACE" is a select shop with selection of products from basic to fashionable. Opened the first shop in 2010 in Seoul with the concept of "Fresh and uniqueness". Attracting young trendy customers, it now developed all over Korea.

ssg.com (KOREA)

The Online Mall which was opened by one of the three major fashion company, Shinsegae Department Store, and E-MART. Carrying not only fashion, but also Food to Lifestyle goods.


A long-established Boutique from Hong Kong. In addition to stores in Hong Kong and China, they have expanded to Japan with the MOUSSY and SLY.


Runs 210 casual shops in HK, Taiwan, China, and Macau. Founded in 1991 as select shop that only carries import brands. Now owns two orginal brands, Salad and 80/20, as well.

plain-me (TAIWAN)

A popular multi label Boutique with five stores in Taiwan and an online shop. As a multi label Boutique, they collaborate with various designer brands and create originals based on the concept of “Coordinating a Beautiful Day”. They offer a wide selection of brands from Japan and will be attending for the first time, expecting to find brands from Japan and Korea.

Actually (SINGAPORE)

Opened in 2006. A Boutique combining the themes of fashion and lifestyle. Offers upscale street wear and contemporary brands from both domestic and international brands. Continues offering new styles in response to customer needs, with a focus on casual wear. They also engage in a wide variety of other activities including e-commerce, art and design, fashion, and entertainment.

dazzling (CHINA)

They have one store in the Guizhou, China. Aside from other international brands such as MSGM, offers Shanghai collection brands such as Angel Chen.


A store located in Chengdu, China. It is a Women's select store which carries brands such as stof,bedsidedrama,how and what,manish arora,disaya,ground zero,le fame,cameo and asilio. Continues to buy from Japanese brands, stof and bedsidedrama along with other international brands. Placed orders at the IFF MAGIC JAPAN 2017 Spring (AW collection).

Dozem (CHINA)

Women's specialty store located in one of the mall with 138 sqm space in China. Carries not only Shanghai collection brands such as CJ YAO, but also carries international brands along with numerous Lifestyle goods.

真理客厅 (CHINA)

An enormous 1,600 square meter Boutique focusing on international brands. Located in the art area. The Boutique concentrates primarily on women but has men’s items as well. They offer many brands from Japan as well, making purchases at 2018 SS and AW MAGIC. The IFF MAGIC JAPAN pop-up shop will be held for three weeks starting at the end of June.

Zack-T (CHINA)

2 stores located in Guizhou, China. Carries Shanghai collection brands such as Angel Chen and well-known international brands like MSGM.


Women's specialty store located in a department store in Beijing, China. In addition to designers' brand clothes, purchases numerous fashion accessories. Target customer ranging from 25 to 45 of age.

HugHana (CHINA)

An Online Boutique. Products are aimed at customers between the ages of 18 and 35. This Boutique participated the 18AW and purchased many Japanese brands.


Located within a mall, this enormous Boutique carries many international brands and is connected to a cafe. It also carries many lifestyle products.
They participated the 18AW and purchased many Japanese brands.

talkless (CHINA)

An Online Boutique. Products are aimed at customers between the ages of 18 and 35. They are responsible for purchasing for partner stores in Shanghai.

Thumb Peak (CHINA)

A Boutique for women breaking new ground in the shopping areas of Shanghai. With an affinity for Japanese brands, they carry a variety of adorable items. This shop values long-term customers, leading to a strong, tight-nit cooperation with fashion brands.


One of the most well known multi label store in this century directed by Rei Kawakubo. Other than their main store in London, they are also located in NYC, Ginza,now opening in Singapore,and even in Japanese largest EC site, ZOZOTOWN. Not only luxuary brands, such as COMME DES GAROCON, DIOR HOMME, BALENCIAGA, GUCCI, RICK OWENS, etc., but also carries street luxurious brands such as VETEMENTS, ACNE STUDIO.

mush room (MACAU)

Macau’s one and only kitsch Boutique, focusing mainly on Japanese brands. Their target audience is broad, between ages 18 to 45. They participated the 18AW and purchased many Japanese brands.


Exhibitor List for September (edition:04) will be ready in mid-August.