PARCO Group Blog

April 2020

BOOSTER Challenge to solve new social issues! Sale of kaleidoscope "REF" to see garbage started

Updated Apr. 21, 2020

BOOSTER Challenge to solve new social issues! Sale of kaleidoscope "REF" to see garbage started

The cloud funding service "BOOSTER," co-operated by PARCO, has launched a project [Kaleidoscope to see garbage "REF"] with the concept of "converting innumerable garbage into innumerable flowers."

The kaleidoscope “REF” was developed as a product to focus on everyday everyday trash problems by reusing trash as an object of appreciation as a “challenge to solve social issues”.
10% of the sales of the kaleidoscope “REF” are returned to environmental protection activities such as garbage problems, and the amount returned per piece is equivalent to about one week's worth of waste disposal cost per citizen.

Shibuya PARCO won the "Retail Award" of "Japan Character Award 2020".

Updated Apr. 17, 2020

Shibuya PARCO won the "Retail Award" of "Japan Character Award 2020".

Shibuya PARCO won the "Retail Award" of "Japan Character Award 2020".

 

  The opening of the new Shibuya PARCO in November 2019 became a big topic and showed its presence as a new Shibuya landmark, and by blending various cultures, synergistic effects will be demonstrated and the future will be rich in novelty and creativity. It has been evaluated that the development of is receiving attention.

 

  The “Japan Character Award” is sponsored by the Character Brand Licensing Association (supported by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), and aims to disseminate the value of the industry of license and contribute to the sound development of the industry.

Parco has partnered with a new educational distribution business for teens, Inspire High

Updated Apr. 17, 2020

Parco has partnered with a new educational distribution business for teens, Inspire High

PARCO signed a business and capital alliance agreement on April 3, 2020 with the educational distribution business "Inspire High" aiming to create a business that provides new value using the Internet in the education field. .


With the aim of creating new value in the next-generation education field by supporting the development of talent for young people, we will provide PARCO's nationwide stores and various management resources to Inspire High's online education distribution business for teens, Will work together to grow the business.


We plan to utilize the space of each PARCO store, and as a central base, we will collaborate with “GAKU”, which is scheduled to open on the 9th floor of Shibuya PARCO. "GAKU" is a place for creative education for teens, mainly middle school students, and we plan to hold various classes such as music, architecture, food, fashion, design and art.

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