Creating Memories, Bonds and Emotions.
Photographs can bring back the times spent with the ones you love or a one-time recollection of a special place as memories, form stronger bonds and communicate emotions. We believe in the potential of photographs. Therefore, we are striving to constantly pursue and provide new ways of enjoying photos that meet the needs of the times. Our mission is to provide all of our customers with new ways of enjoying photos and to help develop and evolve the photography culture.
|Head office location||postal code 222－0033
7F, Shin-Yokohama WN Building, 2-4-1 Shin-Yokohama, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Pref.
|Business activities||Management of Kitamura Camera
Management of children's photo studio Studio Mario
Photo culture business
Kitamura Camera supports customers' photo life through its specialized product lineup and offering of new photo experiences.
Studio Mario offers exciting family experiences by capturing children's best smiles at our studio.
|Capital||2,852 million yen|
|Sales performance||Year ending March 2010 114,489.38 million yen
Year ending March 2009 105,302.81 million yen
Year ending March 2008 109,074.28 million yen
Year ending March 2007 105,239.29 million yen
Year ending March 2006 105,173.10 million yen
Year ending March 2005 98,899.03 million yen
|Workforce||Total workforce: 7,142; Of the total, 1,631 are regular employees.
(As of March 2010)
|Company representatives||Chairman and CEO: Masashi Kitamura
President and （COO）: Hiroyuki Hamada
|Business establishments||Head office: Kochi City, Kochi Pref., and Yokohama City, Kanagawa Pref.
Stores: 987 Kitamura Camera stores, 262 Studio Mario stores, three photo galleries
(As of June 2009)
Labo Network Inc.
Labo Production Inc.
Vicom Kitamura Inc.
Kitamura PC Depot Inc.
Kitamura Medical Inc.
Kitamura Trade Service Co., Ltd.
Kitamura Business Solution Co., Ltd.
|Shareholders||Kitamasa Ltd., Fujifilm Corp., Kitamura Employee Stock Ownership Program, Canon Marketing Japan Inc., Shikoku Bank, Ltd., Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (in trust), Masashi Kitamura, Asahiko Kimura, Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd., Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.|
|Labor union||Kitamura Union（Member of UI Zensen's Commercial Department）|