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September 1993 Founded Raccoon Trade Service (sole proprietor) in Komae, Tokyo.

It was founded in a room of an apartment.

It was founded in a room of an apartment.

September 1995 Established Raccoon Trade Service as a private limited company (capital: 5 million yen).

May 1995 Restructured and changed name to Raccoon Co., Ltd. (capital: 10 million yen)

August 1998 Launched “Online Gekiyasu Donya” website offering BtoB services handling surplus inventory.

April 2000 Moved the main office to Shibuya, Tokyo.

Received investments from the CEO of Singapore Telecom (later CEO of Singapore Airlines) Koh Boon Hwee, Nikkei Venture Capital and others.

Moved to Shibuya

Moved to Shibuya

October 2000 Received the "Nikkei Internet Award 2000", sponsored by Nihon Keizai Shinbun, Business sector, Nihon Keizai Shinbun prize.

Nikkei Internet Award Ceremony

"Nikkei Internet Award"
Ceremony

November 2001 Moved the main office to the building next to the warehouse in Chuo Ward, Tokyo. This allowed the company to begin the in-house inspection and shipment of the products.

Warehouse

Warehouse

November 2002 Launched “SUPER DELIVERY” website offering BtoB services handling new and standard products.

 

July 2004 Moved the head office in Chuo Ward, Tokyo. At the same time, established the ECR center, the hub of Logistics Customer Support.

February 2006 Received a special award of 2005 New Business Award.

April 2006 Listed on TSE Mothers market.

Mothers market

Mothers market

October 2006 Became a semi-finalist of The Entrepreneur of the Year.

Award ceremony

Award ceremony

April 2007 Moved the head office in Chuo Ward, Tokyo, and made the correspondence to personnel increase and office operations more efficient.

June 2007 Established the Osaka branch office, strengthening the support infrastructure to the exhibiting companies in Western Japan.

Osaka Branch

Osaka Branch

September 2008 Launched "Buyer's Navi" website offering BtoB services handling the hottest products.

May 2009 Integrated the service of “Buyer’s Navi” to “SUPER DELIVERY”, into one website.

November 2010 Acquired 100% stake in Trust & Growth Co., Ltd., making it a wholly-owned subsidiary.

October 2011 Launched “Paid” payment services handling BtoB payments.

March 2014 Launched “COREC” cloud-based ordering tools.

August 2015 Launched cross-border EC export sales service "SD export" though "SUPER DELIVERY" website.

Nobember 2015 Launched matching service connecting Japanese sewing factories with apparel brands, "SD factory".

Feburaly 2016 Started "SD selection", a new service for ordering items from select foreign brands.

March 2016 Listed on First Section of TSE.

June 2016 Received the Minister of State for Regional Revitalization's Prize in the first Nihon Service Award.

Award ceremony

Award ceremony

August 2016 Launched online accounts receivables guarantee service for SMEs, "URIHO".

Feburaly 2017 Received the Best Company Award of GPTW’s 2017 Best Workplaces Japan.

March 2017 Received the Grand Prize for Women Empowerment at the 2nd Good-standing Company Award.

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