Private Matching

A New Style of Business Opportunity

What is Private Matching ?Registration for April 2018 is closed.

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.

For more information

  • 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 January

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: March 1st , 2018
* Registration for April 2018 is now closed.

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 March

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 middle of April

Retailers Participating in Private Matching 2018 Spring (edition 03)Last updated on 2/5/2018

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 varries from food, apparel, accessories, and many more.


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

9 Acryl Closet

The store concept is "extraordinary founded in ordinary day". The popular menswear store is 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 run by Mitsukoshi Nagoya, located in Sakae area, which is in the middle of third largest city in Japan. Targeting fashionable women from 30s to 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 run 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. Runs over 80 stores in Japan.


Largest hardware store in Japan, however, recently launched new fashion area which carries fashion goods, bags, and textiles. Their company concept is "Selects 1million items from 10,000 companies."


Run 6 interior stores in Tokyo. Carries mainly Scandinavian style designs. They are also located at very convinient area such as Koto-street in Omotesando or Seibu 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 Scye,JOHN SMEDLEY.

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 Specialty store 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 ILEcarrying brands such as 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.

International Retailers


Bergdorf Goodman is a luxury department stores in New York. Carries large selection of items ranging from European brands to New York's designer brand). The store is located in Fifth Avenue and 57 Street where there are many luxury brand shops, and has been loved by New Yorkers for many years. It is a subsidiary of Neiman Marcus Group.


Neiman Marcus is a department stores operated by Neiman Marcus Group, which has stores in the United States. Carries high-end goods and there are 42 stores in the mainland of the United States.


CANON NYC is a Specialty store located in SOHO in New York. It feature a unique selection of hard-to-find women's ready-to-wear, accessories and jewelry, as well as lifestyle goods from all over the world. We aim to feature emerging brands and innovative, well-executed collections with an emphasis on off-duty, accessible luxury. TSUMORI CHISATO will be included from this season and planning to add more Japanese brands. 


Established in 2008, MILKMADE is a select shop that seeks out the most exciting and relevant creative movements & makers in lifestyle, fashion, and design.

TIINA the Store (USA)

Tiina the Store’s highly curated, tightly edited selection is assembled with the unique point of view of founder Tiina Laakkonen. A showcase of beautifully crafted pieces, made by real people: makers who combine contemporary design with traditional artisanal skill.The store offers clothing, accessories, jewelry, beauty, homeware and gifts, all shown side by side. The essential everyday sits comfortably alongside the precious, the high with the low, sophisticated and beautiful items for day to day life.Located in NYC.

Blue in Green Soho (USA)

Blue In Green Men's denim lifestyle store in SoHo NYC specializing in the finest Japanese selvedge jeans since 2006.

Merci (France)

Very high taste select shop in Northern Marais. The three floor shop with not only fashion wear but also perfumes, interiors, books, kichen wares, etc, and also carries Japanese traditional craft arts. Also carries their original fashion goods.

Tomorrow showroom (UK)

Run showrooms in 4 major fashion cities in the world; London, Milan, Paris, and NY. We are focusing on main categories in fashion industry; Highend womens and mens wear, conteporary, accessories (including jewelries).. etc. We are creating international sales platforms.

asos (UK)

One of the major EC stores running in 10 areas in the world. Selecting almost 1000 brands in fashion and beauty. We have our own original brands, as well as we carry not only RTW but also wedding dresses, night gowns, and party gowns.


Historical department store founded in 1813. We have 15 branches located in UK, Saudi Arabia, Istanbul, HK, Dublin, and others.


Located at the northern point of United Kingdom, New Castle, END clothing is one of the top mens store in the world which carries designers/ contemporary mode style brands such as Master-piece, Maison Kitsune, Sophnet.

Antonioni (ITALY)

Main shop in Milan, Antonioli runs 7 high end select shops in Europe. The price point varies from GUCCI, Balman, to around 10,000 JPY T-shirts, selling both mens and womens wear. They carry over 100 brands, but their main brands are very stong mode style, such as Raf Simons, Yohji Yamamoto, Maison Margiela, etc.

Andreas Murkudis (BERLIN)

Andreas Murkudis’ concept store, founded in 2003, is one of the most well known Berlin store world-wide. The store is very well known for its outstanding choice of products, that is still and exclusively done by Andreas Murkudis himself, who seems to just always have the right taste and overall the patience to support small manufacturers over more than one season.


Selects mature street casual apparels and footwears for mens located at 3 areas in Australia.

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 (KOREA)

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.


BIND is a select shop that incorporates Korean domestic and international fashion, art, culture and other sensibilities. Edit fashion & lifestyle and propose a unique style.

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.


The E.Land Group, Korea's leading group of fashion retailers, provides best value to its customers through an innovative knowledge management system, ultimately raising the standard of living around the world.
The E.Land Group concentrates on intangibles by relying on their superior knowledge of brand management. The E.Land Group uses its corporate expertise to focus on such intricate skills as branding, merchandizing, store layout, service and style.
The E.Land Group's key intangible is ""Differentiation"" by specific customer type.
The E.Land Group creates exceptional value for each selected group of customers.

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.

Musinsa (KOREA)

Musinsa is Korea's first on-line fashion magazine launched in 2002. They also runs online shopping store, parallel to their famous street snaps, which carry mens, womens, and lifestyle goods.

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.

W concept

The most popular online store in Korean fashion market, opened in 2008. Their sales is growing rapidly every year. They carry Korea’s new upcoming designers such as DEW E HEART DEW E、 AWESOME NEEDS、 87MM, and also KYE, SJYP, etc, brands which are already known in the world.

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. (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.


Shine* is Hong Kong and China’s most admired Select Shop destination for chic and avant-garde fashion lovers.They carry leading-edge designer brands from all over the world.
Their dedication to unconventional style and individuality is the reason why the trendiest celebrities and artists love Shine*.


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.


An owner who loves Japan's Harajuku style quite often visits Tokyo regularly and carries various Japanese brands. Especially vintage and remade vintage items, and is spreading Harajuku street culture in Taiwan.


IMMENSE opened 2 Specialty stores in Taiwan in 2013. Uses floor of more than 198 sqm with areas separated by each brand style. Based on Mr. Zhong Xiao's shop design concept, the stores have rich and post-modern exhibition space. It is composed of 2 main floors with main floor enriched with mode image and street style on the basement.


It appeared the fall of 2013 on Taipei’s quiet Da-an road, full of forward-looking collection with great potential in the international garment works, promoting Taiwan's fashion industry to connect with the world fashion trend. Our main goal is to become the most important show room for the ultimate aesthetic. "Wonderful living" is onefifteen's essential spirit. In addition to introducing women’s, men’s, jewelry and accessories, onefifteen also selects distinctive fragrances and exclusive furnishings to depict an ideal lifestyle. With carefully selected line of garments, floral planting is another visual focal point that expresses Onefifteen's emphasis on "live with beauty" concept.

Merci (TAIWAN)

MERCI is a select shop based in TAIWAN. Their concept is based on the personalities and lifestyles of 4 celebrities; Jiayi, GIGI, CHUCKLE and VINCENT. They target both mens and womens from age 18 to 50.


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.


Located in the heart of Beijing’s trendy Sanlitun district is a new premiere concept store, specializing in designer clothing, accessories and lifestyle products.
First opened its doors in 2014, founded by Han Lee and Jolie Chen, the shop carries an exclusive roster of labels that range from world renowned brands to influential new talent. Establishing itself as one of China’s most pioneering retailers and as a gateway to introducing new labels to the country, SANLIPOP curates a selection that values the quality and integrity of products, providing original looks and exceptional services for its customers.


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.


Womens and Mens wear apparel shop selecting international brands. Carries not only apparel but also lifestyle goods and arts. Placed orders at the IFF MAGIC JAPAN 2017 Spring (AW collection).

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 one of the mall with 170 sqm space in China with target customer ranging from 30 to 45 of age.


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.

良美美.良品美物 (CHINA)

3 Accessories & Jewelry Specialty stores located in Beijing, China. Carries European brands as well.


Women's specialty store carrying mainly international brands. Carries many Japanese brands as well, including bedsidedrama and bodysong.


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