Company History

Feb. 1971 The Nishikawaya Chain Co., Ltd., HOTEIYA Co., Ltd., UNY K.K., and Shin-meihin Co., Ltd., merge to form UNY CO., LTD.
Dec. 1976 UNY CO., LTD., lists its stock on the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
Mar. 1978 Seiyu Stores, Ltd. (currently Seiyu GK), commences convenience store operations on a franchise system basis.
Sept. 1981 The Company’s predecessor, Jonas Co., Ltd. (inactive at this time), acquires certain businesses and assets by way of transfer from Seiyu Stores, Ltd., and commences business after changing its name to FamilyMart Co., Ltd.
Jan. 1984 UNY CO., LTD., establishes CIRCLE K JAPAN Co., Ltd.
Oct. 1987 The Company establishes Okinawa FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Okinawa Prefecture.
Dec. The Company lists its stock on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Aug. 1988 The Company establishes Taiwan FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Taiwan.
Aug. 1989 The Company lists its stock on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Sept. 1992 The Company establishes Siam FamilyMart Co., Ltd.
(currently Central FamilyMart Co., Ltd.), in Thailand.
Apr. 1993 The Company establishes Minami Kyushu FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Kagoshima Prefecture.
Sept. 1997 The Company acquires the stock of Libro Port Co., Ltd. (currently famima Retail Service Co., Ltd.).
Nov. 1998 UNY CO., LTD., includes SUNKUS & ASSOCIATES INC. in its scope of consolidation as a subsidiary following the acquisition of shares.
May 2000 The Company establishes famima.com Co., Ltd.
(currently UFI FUTECH Co., Ltd.).
Feb. 2002 Taiwan FamilyMart Co., Ltd., lists its stock on the GreTai Securities Market, an over-the-counter stock market in Taiwan.
May 2004 The Company establishes Shanghai FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Shanghai, China.
Sept. C&S Co., Ltd., CIRCLE K JAPAN Co., Ltd., and SUNKUS & ASSOCIATES INC., merge to form Circle K Sunkus Co., Ltd.
Sept. 2006 The Company establishes Guangzhou FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Guangzhou, China.
July 2007 The Company establishes Suzhou FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Suzhou, China.
Dec. 2009 The Company includes am/pm Japan Co., Ltd., in its scope of consolidation as a wholly owned subsidiary following the acquisition of shares.
Mar. 2010 The Company integrates with am/pm Japan Co., Ltd., by way of absorption merger.
Apr. 2011 The Company integrates with am/pm Kansai Co., Ltd., by way of absorption merger.
Nov. The Company establishes Hangzhou FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Hangzhou, China.
Dec. The Company establishes Chengdu FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Chengdu, China.
Feb. 2012 UNY CO., LTD., establishes UNY Group Holdings Co., Ltd., as a preparatory step toward its shift to a holding company framework.
Apr.  The Company acquires stock of SENIOR LIFE CREATE Co., Ltd.
UNY CO., LTD., carries out a public tender for Circle K Sunkus Co., Ltd., with the goal of including the company in its scope of consolidation as a wholly owned subsidiary.
Nov.  The Company establishes Philippine FamilyMart CVS, Inc., in the Republic of the Philippines.
The Company establishes Shenzhen FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Shenzhen, China.
Feb. 2013 UNY Group Holdings Co., Ltd., shifts to a holding company framework.
Jan. 2014 The Company establishes Wuxi FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Wuxi, China.
May The Company establishes Beijing FamilyMart Co., Ltd., in Beijing, China.
July The Company establishes DONGGUAN FamilyMart Co., LTD., in Dongguan, China.
Oct. 2015 The Company includes Cocostore Corporation in its scope of consolidation as a wholly owned subsidiary following the acquisition of shares.
Dec. The Company integrates with Cocostore Corporation by way of absorption merger.
Sept. 2016 The Company changes its name to FamilyMart UNY Holdings Co., Ltd., following its integration with UNY Group Holdings Co., Ltd., by way of absorption merger. Circle K Sunkus Co., Ltd., changes its name to FamilyMart Co., Ltd., after assuming responsibility for the convenience store business.
The Company lists its stock on the First Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
Nov. 2017 The Company transfers 40.0% of the issued shares of UNY CO., LTD., to Don Quijote Holdings Co., Ltd. UD Retail Co., Ltd., is established as a wholly owned
subsidiary of UNY through a capital and business alliance with Don Quijote Holdings Co., Ltd.