Tokyu Agency Inc.

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Company Overview

Corporate History

1961 Company established in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, with investment by the Tokyu Group centered on Tokyu Corporation. Noboru Goto appointed first President. Offices opened in Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka.
1962 Sapporo Office opened.
1970 Head Office moved to Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
TV commercial production company CAT Inc. established.
Company cooperates in pavilion and other operations on the occasion of the Japan World Exposition.
1971 Japan Cable Television Inc. established through joint capital investment with Asahi National Broadcasting Co., Ltd. and The Asahi Shimbun Company.
1981 Image Studio 109 Inc. established in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, and service provision by the new studio begun.
1984 Publishing Division established and publishing business initiated.
1985 Tokyu Space Creation Inc. established to conduct business specializing in airport media.
Company cooperates in the organization of Tsukuba Expo '85 in Tsukuba Science City.
1987 Quick Purchase Report (QPR) research system developed in collaboration with Tokyu Research Institute, Inc., and sales of the system initiated.
1990 Company cooperates in organization of the International Garden and Greenery Exposition, Osaka.
1992 Company participates in project design and construction of the New Chitose Airport terminal building.
2002 ISO14001 certification acquired by all divisions of the Head Office in Akasaka, Tokyo.
2003 Business alliance formed with DDB Worldwide Communications Group.
2005 Company participates as commercial facilities consultant, interior design supervisor, brand builder and sales promotion agency for the Central Japan International Airport terminal building project.
Company cooperates in event production for Expo 2005 Aichi Japan.
BS7799 and ISMS Appropriateness Evaluation System certification acquired by all divisions of the Head Office in Akasaka, Tokyo.
2006 Presentcast Inc. established through joint venture.
ISO/JIS Q 27001 certification acquired by all divisions of the Head Office in Akasaka, Tokyo.
2007 Business tie-up concluded with JPS, a geographic information system (GIS) marketing consultancy operating in the field of business area marketing.
2008 Partnership formed with Infront Inc., an advertising agency specializing in the medical and healthcare fields.
Business cooperation agreement for capital participation concluded with Media Flag in-store marketing company.
2010 Tokyu Agency Pro-mix Inc. formed through integration of the graphics, advertising and production divisions of Image Studio 109 Inc. with two other subsidiaries, TA Promotion Net Inc. and CAT Inc.
2011 M-Cube and Associates Inc. established to use QPR to collect consumer data for sale.
2012 Tokyu Space Development Inc. acquired as a subsidiary through M&A.
2013 TACSIS® information management system developed to centralize management and operation of large commercial facilities, and sales of the system initiated.
2015 Target Finder® purchasing and behavioral analysis tool developed in cooperation with Logic Design Inc. based on APOSTOOL, a tool created by AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), and sales of the tool initiated.
2016 Business alliance formed with Antuit K.K., a large data solution provider operating in the digital marketing field.