Our History

Corporate Profile

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Aug. 1986
Naoki Yoshihara opened his first beauty salon in Kanagawa-ku Yokohama.
Nov. 1988
ARTE Co., Ltd was established.
Feb. 1997
The first "Ash" branded salon was opened in Asahi-ku Yokohama.
Apr. 1997
The first franchise salon "Grand-Maxim" (renamed "Ash Gakugei-daigaku salon" later) was opened in Meguro-ku Tokyo.
Dec. 1997
ARTE CO., LTD. was reorganized into ARTEJAPAN CO., LTD.
Jul. 1999
The salon brands begun to be unified as "Ash ", to coincide with the opening of "Ash Daikanyama salon".
Apr. 2000
ARTE brand name sharing system was generalized.
Ash Shibuya salon was opened as a flagship salon in Tokyo area.
Mar. 2001
Ash Ginza salon was opend.
Aug. 2003
Head office was relocated in Naka-ku Yokohama.
Sep. 2003
ARTE Academy was relocated into Head office bldg.
Aug. 2004
ARTE Co., Ltd. was listed on JASDAQ(Jasdaq Securities Exchange). (Currently Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ Standard)
Dec. 2004
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. introduced the shareholder special benefit program.
Jan. 2005
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. implemented a stock split at a ratio of two shares per share.
Jun. 2005
ARTE had tied up with NewYork-NewYork Co.,Ltd.
Jul. 2005
ARTE Co., Ltd. was listed as a member of Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)
Jul. 2006
ARTEJAPAN CO., LTD. was renamed as “Arte Salon Holdings, Inc.” and reorganized into a holding company. At the same time, Ash Co., Ltd. (100% affiliated company) was established as a managing company of Ash franchise salons.
Jul. 2006
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. acquired 100% ownership of NewYork・NewYork Co., Ltd.
Nov. 2006
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. and Circle K Sunkus Co., Ltd. signed a share transfer agreement for Circle K Sunkus Co., Ltd.to transfer all of its shares held in STYLE DESIGNER Inc. to Arte Salon Holdings, Inc.
Jun. 2007
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. implemented a stock split at a ratio of two shares per share.
Jan. 2007
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. acquired 66.7% ownership of STYLE DESIGNER Inc.
Apr. 2007
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. tied up with ‘Tony & Guy’.
Jan. 2009
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. acquired 100% ownership of STYLE DESIGNER Inc.
Mar. 2011
Yoichi Nishie became Representative Director & President, Naoki Yoshihara became Representative Director & Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Jul. 2011
Choki Peta Horikirishoubuen salon was opened in Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, as the first Choki Peta salon.
Jul. 2011
Tokyo College of Hairdressing Arts Co., Ltd. was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arte Salon Holdings, Inc.
Mar. 2013
Naoki Yoshihara became Director & Chairman of the Board.
Jun. 2013
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. made an investment in Arte Straits Holdings Pte.Ltd.
Jul. 2013
The first salon in the Republic of Singapore was opened in Liang Court, under the brand name “Naoki Yoshihara by Ash”.
Jan. 2014
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. implemented a stock split at a ratio of 100 shares per share, and adopted a share trading unit system whereby one share-trading unit of stock is 100 shares.
Mar. 2014
Izumi Meguro became Representative Director & President.
Dec.2014
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. acquired 100% ownership of DIAMOND EYES Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2015
Choki Peta brand logos begun to be changed and unified, to coincide with the opening of Choki Peta Kobuchi salon,
Dec.2014
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. transferred all shares of Arte Straits Holdings Pte. Ltd.
Apr.2015
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. acquired 100% ownership of CFJ, Inc.
Jan.2016
The first “Ash” salon in the People's Republic of China was opened in Changsha, Hunan Province.
Mar. 2016
Naoki Yoshihara became Representative Director & Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Aug. 2016
On the occasion of 30th year in business of Arte Salon Holdings, Inc., the brand color of Arte group's main brand "Ash" is changed to turquoise blue.
May. 2017
"essensuals Ginza" salon was renamed to "essensuals by TONY&GUY Ginza".
EJ, Inc. was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of STYLE DESIGNER Inc.
Nov. 2017
Introduced the point system for the shareholder special benefit program.
Mar. 2018
Arte Salon Holdings, Inc. implemented a stock split at a ratio of 2shares per share.
Mar. 2018
Hajime Ishiyama became Representative Director & President.