History

1992
Establishment of COLLECT co.,ltd.
1993
Opening of the <Japan Blue exhibition> in Aoyama, Tokyo.
Purchase and operation of 6 old power looms.
1996
Establishment of RAMPUYA & CO.
1998
Opening of the natural indigo dyeing workshop <AINOZOKI>.
2001
Headquarters transferred to Kojima Ajino 1-12-17.
2002
Opening of the first company store in Kojima Ajino, <RAMPUYA Ajino Store>.
2003
Opening of the hand weaving workshop <Tsuru no Kobo>.
Opening of the jeans sewing factory in Kojima Ajino.
2005
ISO9001 certification (2000).
Trademark registration of the original jeans <MOMOTARO JEANS>.
2006
Construction of the group's new office building, the Japan Blue Building in front of Kojima Station.
Beginning of large-scale manufacturing and selling of MOMOTARO JEANS in all Japan.
Opening of the <MOMOTARO JEANS Ajino Main Store> in Kojima Ajino.
Opening of the <MOMOTARO JEANS Nakaune Store> in Nakaune, Minami-ku, Okayama.
2007
Opening of the Tokyo office in Meguro-ku.
Opening of the <MOMOTARO JEANS Koenji store> in Koenji, Suginami-ku (Tokyo).
2008
Opening of the delivery center in Nakaune, Minami-ku, Okayama.
2009
Opening of the weaving factory in Nakaune, Minami-ku, Okayama.
Opening of the <MOMOTARO JEANS Aoyama store> in Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku (Tokyo).
Opening of the Paris office in France.
2010
Tokyo office transferred in Shibuya, Minato-ku.
Beginning of manufacturing and selling of JAPAN BLUE JEANS abroad.
2012
Beginning of selling of JAPAN BLUE JEANS in Japan.
2013
Tokyo office transferred in Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku.
Opening of the <JAPAN BLUE JEANS Kojima store> in Kojima Ajino.
Setup in SOULIVE division.
2014
Complicated with RAMPUYA co.,ltd. and COLLECT co.,ltd. and establish JAPAN BLUE co.,ltd.
Setup in SETTO division.
2015
Opening of the <BLUE WALL store> in Kojima Ajino.
Opening of the <MOMOTARO JEANS Okayama station store> in Ekimotomachi, Kita-ku, Okayama city.
<MOMOTARO JEANS Nakaune store> is closed.
2016
Opening of the <JAPAN BLUE JEANS Okayama store> in Togiya-cho, Kita-ku, Okayama city.
Opening of the <JAPAN BLUE JEANS Shibuya store> in Jingumae, Shibuya-ku (Tokyo).
2017
Opening of the <Urvin Kojima store> & <Permanent Blue store> in Kojima Ajino.
Opening of the <MOMOTARO JEANS Hiroshima store> in Matsubaracho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima city.
Construction of the group's new office building, the Japan Blue Building in front of Kojima Station.
Opening of the <MOMOTARO JEANS Osaka store> in Kitahorie, Nishi-ku, Osaka city.
Opening of the < JAPAN BLUE JEANS Kurashiki store > and < BLUXE Kurashiki store > in Kurashiki Bikan historical quarter.
2018
Opening of the <CROWN LABEL BY MOMOTARO JEANS store>  in Kojima Ajino.
<BLUXE Kurashiki store> is renovated as <BLUE WALL Kurashiki Bikan historical quarter store>.