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Our unchanging business policy is to deliver "heart, trust, and service" to our customers by making the best use of the tradition cultivated over many years in the 22nd year of the Meiji era.
The basis of our company is human resource development.
We believe that human resource development is the mission of a company and the power of the company.
We value the encounter between people, and each and every staff member values ​​not only customers but also wholesalers and manufacturers.
As a result, we would like to continue to be such a company that is needed by our customers.
The company will grow with the support of everyone.
In return for all of them, we aim to be a company that can contribute to society as the role of the company.

Muneo Yamamoto,
President and CEO of Yokohama Co., Ltd.

Company Profile

Company name Yokohama Co., Ltd.
location 4-93
Miyamoto-cho, Minami-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 232-0016
Business content Commercial liquor general trading company
supermarket (5 stores)
Liquor specialty store (4 stores)
Business supermarket (1 store)
Capital 45 million yen
number of employees 6 officers / 180 full-time employees / 55 part-time workers / 232 part-time workers,
total 473 (as of April 2nd year of Reiwa)
Membership of professional institutions National Federation of Commercial Liquor Wholesalers / CGC Japan Co., Ltd.
Bank Bank of Yokohama Gumyoji Branch / Mizuho Bank Kamiooka Branch
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Yokohama Central Branch / Shokochukin Yokohama Branch
Supplier
  • Suntory Liquors Limited
  • Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd.
  • Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
  • Sapporo Breweries Ltd.
  • Kokubu Metropolitan Area Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Shokuhin Co., Ltd.
  • Nihon Shurui Hanbai Co., Ltd.
  • Starzen Co., Ltd.
  • Yamazaki Baking Co., Ltd.
  • Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Co., Ltd.
Main client Hotels, restaurant chains, Japanese and Western specialty stores, restaurants, izakaya, pubs, etc.

History of YokohamaFrom joint-stock company Yamamoto Shoten to Yokohama Co., Ltd.

March 1889 (Meiji 22) Founded Shokichi Yamamoto and Yamamotoya at the current head office, aiming to become a general food store.
April 1948 (Showa 23) Reorganized into joint-stock company Yamamoto Shoten (capital 300,000 yen) Representative Shokichi Yamamoto
November 1952 (Showa 27) Appointed as representative employee of Soichi Yamamoto
August 1965 (Showa 40) Increased capital to 3 million yen Opened a branch office in 1-chome, Ooka-cho, Minami-ku
February 1973 (Showa 48) Became a representative employee of Dosho Yamamoto
April 1978 (Showa 53) Headquarters building completed Opened a mini supermarket (Makita store) at the head office
February 1981 (Showa 56) Opened the second supermarket store (Oguchi store) in Oguchidori, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama
February 1986 (Showa 61) Acquired land adjacent to the head office Completed the distribution center of the liquor sales department
August 1990 (Heisei 2) Merged with joint-stock company Ito Sakepo Established Yokohamaya Co., Ltd.
December 1992 (Heisei 4) Completion of the second distribution center
September 1995 (Heisei 7) Opened Makita store, a sake specialty store in Toricho, Minami-ku, Yokohama
August 1996 (Heisei 8) Opened a liquor specialty store, Fukutomicho, in Chojamachi, Naka-ku, Yokohama
April 2005 (Heisei 17) Opened Super Matsumicho store in Matsumicho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama
February 2007 (Heisei 19) Opened a liquor specialty store, Matsumicho store in Matsumicho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama
March 2007 (Heisei 19) Yasuhisa Yamamoto appointed as Representative Director
April 2008 Opened Super Daido store in Daido, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama
October 2009 (Heisei 21) Opened Higashi Kanagawa Sales Office (Sake Sales Department Distribution Center) in Chiwaka-cho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama
March 2011 (Heisei 23) Opened Gyomu Super Nakamachidai store in Nakamachidai, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama
September 2014 (Heisei 26) Opened Yokohama Noge store of sake in Hanasaki-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama
November 2016 (Heisei 28) Opened Supermarket Gumyoji store in Gumyoji-cho, Minami-ku, Yokohama
April 2017 (Heisei 29) Muneo Yamamoto becomes president
November 2019 (first year of Reiwa) Super Makita store reopened
February 2020 (2nd year of Reiwa) Reopening of Yokohamaya Makita store for sake