One to One Private Matching Meeting

This show will shift from the traditional approach in where attendees move from booth to booth to a new approach where attendees are matched/appointed in advance with exhibiting companies for Private Business Matching meetings.

What is One to One Private Matching ?

This is a rare opportunities in which you can meet directly with buyers and decision makers from leading retail companies.

The exhibitors are required to submit resume and brand information for retailers to review before the show. The retailers will pick out exhibitors they wish to have private meetings. Only exhibitors who have been accepted from the retailers will have a chance to have private meetings.

  • ○Exhibitors can apply for free of charge.
  • ○Each exhibitor can apply for up to 30 retailers including japanese and oversea retailers.
1 : Private Matching with Japanese Retailers.

MAGIC will receive the list of required conditions from the retailers; Items/ Price points/ regions. The exhibitors who meet the standard will be able to apply for the private meeting. By reviewing your stockiest, brand info, price points, etc., the retailers will pick which exhibitors they want to meet.

The retailers will be able to read English, however, we strongly recommend you to send your applications in Japanese for Japanese retailers.

2 : Private Matching with International Retailers NEW

To apply private matching for international retailers, the exhibitors will take same method as to apply for Japanese retailers. The exhibitors are required to send resume, brand info, etc., for the retailers to review.

ONLY the accepted exhibitors will be able to meet with the applied retailers.

How to Apply

The exhibitors will be able to apply through their exhibitors’ manual page. You will fill out your company information, brand concept, stockiest, price points, etc. on our official application form, with your brand photos.

*MAGIC Japan will not forward any applications to the retailers those who did not match their required conditions.

EX. The womens wear exhibitors application will not be forwarded to retailers requesting mens wear.


August 9th (Wed) Application due date
Early September MAGIC Japan will announce your results with your private meeting schedule.

The retailers will come to your booth to have private meetings among with interpreter.

LIST of participant buyers in IFF MAGIC Japan April

List of Buyers who participated in Private Matching Meetings at IFF MAGIC April 2017 showNEW: first time participation

【Overseas 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 know department stores in Japan. They will not only the retailer, but will also be 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, owning 5 stores in Tokyo area.

Matsuya Ginza

*Number of stores: 2 stores in Ginza and Asakusa
Their Ginza store is located at the center of Ginza, high brand shopping district in Tokyo. Their stores are selling 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: 82 Stores
Tomorroland is big boutique with authentic taste with traditional style.
[Isabel Marant] and [ACNE STUDIOS] are in the same group.
They are covering Men's & Women's.

KATEIGAHO Shopping Salon

E-Commerce site managed by the life-style magazine “Kateigaho” whose main readers are women in 50’s.
It covers wide variety of goods from fashion goods to food.


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


*Number of stores: 103 Stores in Japan/ 79 Stores located abroad
They own numerous brands targeting 20's to 30's Women’s. They will be looking for brands to collaborate with. This company is expanding their business to overseas especially in eastern Asia.


*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: 9 Stores
Select shop covering contemporary and high end brands in areas such as Ginza and Roppongi. They are also featuring life 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 (H.P.FRANCE)

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.


With the history of 38 years, it sells “PENNY RAIN”, “muller of yoshiokubo”, “3.1 Phillip Lim”, “FACETASM” and “HYKE”, and has received good reputation. Their main target of age is women in 20’s to 40’s.

enchainement mighon

Offering overseas and domestic brands mainly for women in 20’s –30’s.


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


*Number of stores: 97Stores
They have “schott”, and “AVIREX” which offer import American casual brands and original brands mainly for men’s apparel.

Human Resorces Management

*Number of stores: 7 Stores
They are managing select shop named “MRM”, whose main target is women in the 40’s.


*Number of stores: 12 Stores
Women’s elegance boutique. They have 12 stores in Kobe, Himeji, Osaka, Kyoto, and Tokyo. There 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.

iccokara (Etoile International Co.,Ltd)

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: 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.

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.


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

Kintetsu Department StoreNEW

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

Keio Department StoreNEW

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.


Number of stores: 8 Sports goods and casual outdoor store. Their main store locates in Shinjuku.


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

Tobu utsunomiya Department storeNEW

Number of stores ; 4
Department store in Tochigi, 1 hour from Tokyo.


Number of stores: 30
They are regional store with many kinds of women's apparel for 30-60ages.

vanilla kanazawaNEW

Number of stores: 1
Unique boutique in Kanazawa focusing on men's apparel and goods.


Number of stores: 28
They have both women and men's aparrel and lifestyle items, looking for leather items in particular.


Number of stores: 17
Regional specialty store which is strong in men's and women's casual apparel.


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


Number of stores: ???
Boutique for women. Their price range is similar to Barney's NY.


Number of store:42 Specialty store for women also selling cosmetics, kitchen and interior goods.


Number of stores:3
Regional boutique who is known for militaly, casual and American styles. Price range is pants:150 USD-300 USD(retail price).

Non- Japanese Retailers


Select shop located in Hollywood, LA, owned by Mr. Hadar Lorenzo. Selection are mostly high end, such as ISSEU MIYAKE, Undercover, etc. Very popular store among celebrities and tourists. Selects fair amount of Japanese brands


Located in Seattle and New york with selection of contemporary and clean brands. Not only fashion but also carries arts and interiors.

Need Supply co.(USA)

Founded in 1996, runs select shop carrying contemporary to high end brands. Not only japanese fashion brands but sells japanese traditional art works. Has website in Japanese and also branches in Tokyo and Kumamoto.

La Garconne(USA)

Womens wear select shop in NY. Started out as EC store selling high end brands. Now they carry brands such as KOLOR or Y-3. EC store is extensive, possible to ship it to Japan.


Runs 53 department stores in America, especially in California and Florida. Carries variety of middle to high end brands. Store in Ala Moana Shopping Center, Hawaii, is the most familiar one for Japanese.

the Store soho(BERLIN)

Very topical curation store in Berlin, which style varies from vintage to mode- contemporary. Not only fashion wear but also sells lifestyle goods and plants.


Street casual mens select shop in Berlin carrying items in fairly affordable price points, such as Head Porter, visvim, STUSSY, etc.


One of the two largest department store in Paris, founded in 1865. The main store is on Haussmann street, also have branchs in Strasbourg, Lille, etc. Most of their buildings are cultural heritages.


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.

HIDDEN by biginjapanstore(NETHERLANDS)

Select shop inpired by Japanese pop culture and fashion, as you can guess by its name. However, their selection is not only japanese brands but international mens/ womens/ kidswear, like NANAMICA and Neighborhood.


High end select shops, 4 located in Italy and 1 in Ibisa. The price point varies from GUCCI, Balman, to around 10,000 JPY T-shirts, selling both mens and womens wear.

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.


Select shop directed by John Skelton, who is the founder of OK-NI. We are only open by appointment. We select Japanese brand, international highend brands to young contemporary creators.


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.


More than 300 top famous select shops join our EC website. Because our customers could buy from the most famous stores, such ones in NY or Paris, they could be living anywhere in the world (Our customers destination varies within 150 countries). The average amount spend from one customer is more than 50,000 JPY.


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


Runs 250 mens stores in UK, and over 150 stores in 31 countries. Carries LEVI's and SCHOTT, etc.


Womenswear and fashion goods select shop with over 300 branches within UK. We were known for collaboration with Kate Moss. We carry IVY PARK, CASIO, etc.


We are historical major department store located at West End, London, founded in 1875. Our building is known for Arts and Craft movement and also known for Liberty Print.

Alex Eagle(UK)

Select shop founded by famous creative director of Farmhouse, US, Alex Eagle. We are fulfilled with fashoin and life style goods,


Newly opened Dubai branch by Robinson located mainly in Malasia and Singapore. Carried over 650 luxurious fashion brands.

ISETAN overseas

Store Mitsukoshi Isetan opened october 2016 in Lot10, Malaysia. We carry not only fashion but goods for culture and life style where people easily adapt in their daily basis.


Stores located in the department store, Siam Paragon, in Bankok and several stores near Siam station, owned by major enterprice.

Project Aegis(CHINA)

Owns three select shops in Shanhai and Suzhou, China. Carries reasonable casual items.

Bailian Group(CHINA)

Retail stores owned by major enterprise in China, running over 6000 outlet stores. Also runs a department stores in Shanghai. They are aiming to be called China version of Wal Mart, owning not only retail stores but shopping malls, convinient stores, EC shops, etc.


Located at Cheng Du, carrying stof,bedsidedrama,how and what,manish arora,disaya,ground zero,le fame,cameo,
asilio.We constantly buy stof&bedsidedrama.


Owns a selelct shop located in Xi'an China, carrying stof,mekemake,how and what,cameo,keepsake. Used to select several Japanese brands.


Owns a select shop located in Chongqing, China, carrying ground zero,le fame,惠文龙,by fang,坏宝贝. We are very interested in Japanese brands.


Owns a select shop located in Chengdu, China, carrying how and what ,luyang,nor,jade en plus,c+,elliattなどを取り扱う。

10 corso como(CHINA)

We are located in Shanghai, but our head quarter is one of the famous concept store in milan. We have branches in Soul, Beiging, etc. We are also famous for our store as a gallery.


One of the major EC web store in China, carrying over 1000 street designers fashion brands. Our sales last year was over 16billion yen. Human made or Medicom Toy is popular Japanese brands. HOOD by AIR, STUSSY, etc. are well sold as well.


Interior and fashion goods select shops with 14 branches in China. They are known as Chinese version Franc Franc.


One of the major department store in Taiwan. Out of all 7 stores they run, Zhongxiao Taipei is known as the high class store which carries variety of Japanese brands.


We carry snowman,tube gallery,坏宝贝,cheng pai cheng,Nicole Miller,vacae,lu yang,vshadow, etc.


Casual street wear select shop in Taiwan, carrying womenswear, kidswear, but menswear as our main selections.

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.


16 select shop runs by Shinsegae Group. The main store is located in Cheongdam-dong. Carries number of international young contempory designers brand. Their concept is "Up Cycle", which means to imporving and developing old to new.


Runs 15 select shops under major enterprise, LG. Strength in original brands as well as RAUM, luxury select shop, and RAUM edition, which is more casual style selection.


Runs 41 casual select shops in HK and Macau. Founded in 1991 as select shop that only carries import brands. Now owns two orginal brands, Salad and 80/20, as well.