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Start Today Co., Ltd.

  • 2,350.00 JPY
  • +36.00
  • +1.56%
  • Japan
    Dec 7, 2018
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Business Summary

ZOZO, Inc. engages in the electronic commerce (EC) business. It operates through the following business divisions: Zozotown Business, B to B Business and Media Business. The Zozotown Business division provides fashion shopping site called "Zozotown" and branded clothes shop called "Zozoused". The B to B Business division manages the sale, system development, design, production, logistics contractor, and marketing support of the EC (electronic commerce) sites. The Media Business division provides the fashion co-ordination services site called "Wear". The company was founded on May 21, 1998 and is headquartered in Chiba, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 JPYUSD
Gross Profit89,164M804.49M
Operating income32,671M294.77M
Income before tax28,420M256.42M
Net income20,156M181.86M
Diluted EPS64.680.58
Dividends Per Share290.26
Total Assets70,718M664.95M
Total liabilities29,905M281.19M
Total equity40,810M383.73M
Operating cash flow19,882M179.38M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 38,569.19M 41,176.03M 54,413.39M 76,362M 98,411M
Gross Profit 32,635.53M 37,580.84M 48,575.42M 67,546M 89,164M
Operating income 12,388.67M 15,084.02M 17,756.13M 26,286M 32,671M
Income before tax 12,301.73M 14,667.90M 18,044.89M 24,657M 28,420M
Net income 7,797.97M 8,999.00M 11,988.60M 17,035M 20,156M
EBITDA 13,206.62M 16,280.26M 19,268.79M 27,954M 33,972M
Diluted EPS 24.21 27.86 37.38 54.66 64.68
Dividends Per Share 8.33 11.33 15.66 22.66 29
Total Assets 33,337.12M 41,551.40M 34,916.70M 55,720M 70,718M
Total liabilities 14,110.02M 15,306.67M 16,984.46M 25,849M 29,905M
Total equity 18,789.07M 25,756.19M 17,477.00M 29,416M 40,810M
Operating cash flow 10,138.56M 10,487.95M 12,027.66M 18,294M 19,882M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 385.03M 374.81M 453.12M 705.17M 887.92M
Gross Profit 325.79M 342.09M 404.51M 623.76M 804.49M
Operating income 123.67M 137.30M 147.86M 242.74M 294.77M
Income before tax 122.80M 133.51M 150.26M 227.69M 256.42M
Net income 77.84M 81.91M 99.83M 157.31M 181.86M
EBITDA 131.84M 148.19M 160.46M 258.14M 306.51M
Diluted EPS 0.24 0.25 0.31 0.50 0.58
Dividends Per Share 0.08 0.10 0.13 0.20 0.26
Total Assets 323.70M 346.47M 310.66M 500.04M 664.95M
Total liabilities 137.01M 127.63M 151.11M 231.97M 281.19M
Total equity 182.44M 214.76M 155.49M 263.98M 383.73M
Operating cash flow 101.21M 95.46M 100.16M 168.93M 179.38M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin33.19%
Profit margin20.48%

Key executives

  • President & Representative Director: Yusaku Maezawa
  • Chief Financial Officer, Director & Vice President: Koji Yanagisawa
  • Director & General Manager-Hito Ji Division: Akiko Oishi
  • Director, GM-Hospitality & Marketing: Toshiaki Shimizu
  • Auditor: Shichiro Hattori


  • MAEZAWA YUSAKU (36.0%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co. (2.1%)
  • ZOZO, Inc. (2.0%)
  • Baillie Gifford & Co. (1.9%)
  • JPMorgan Asset Management (Japan) Ltd. (1.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.4%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.2%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.0%)
  • Nissay Asset Management Corp. (0.8%)
  • Shiozumi Asset Management Co. Ltd. (0.7%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: WBG Malibu West, 15-16/F, 2-6-1 Nakase, Chiba, 261-7116, Japan
  • Phone: +

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