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A JUSCO store in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.
A JUSCO store in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.
A JUSCO store in Shenzhen, China.
A JUSCO store in Shenzhen, China.

JUSCO (Japanese: ジャスコ, SEHK: 0984) is the acronym for Japan United Stores Company, a chain of "General Merchandise Stores" (or hypermarket) and the largest of its type in Japan. The various JUSCO companies are subsidiaries of ÆON Co., Ltd.. Image File history File links Jusco. ... Image File history File links Jusco. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 786 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Jusco store in Shenzhen. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 786 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Jusco store in Shenzhen. ... The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Traditional Chinese: , also 港交所; abbreviated as HKEX ; SEHK: 0388) is the stock exchange of Hong Kong. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Backronym and Apronym (Discuss) Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations, such as NATO, laser, and ABC, written as the initial letter or letters of words, and pronounced on the basis of this abbreviated written form. ... Packaged food aisles of Fred Meyer in Portland, Oregon In commerce, a hypermarket or multi-department store is a superstore which combines a supermarket and a department store. ... ÆON Co. ...


The JUSCO name was adopted in 1970 by a company originally founded as a kimono silk trader in 1758. Renamed ÆON in 1989, it operates stores throughout Japan under JUSCO and other names, and also has a presence in Malaysia, Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan and Thailand [1] . 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ...


Overseas venture

In 1985 the first JUSCO overseas store was opened, in Plaza Dayabumi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia[2][3], as a jointly-owned company with Cold Storage (Malaysia) and three other local companies. It was the first time that a Japanese company had entered into a significant joint venture in the Malaysian retail industry. JUSCO assumed total operational control of the chain in 1988. Currently 18 JUSCO stores and supermarkets nationwide are in operation with another 4 confirmed opening and 3 planned stores by 2010. One of the JUSCO's that is still under construction is the ÆON Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre, which, when opened, would be the largest JUSCO in Malaysia. It is expected to be fully operational by December 2007[4]. JUSCO in Malaysia is notable for being among the first general merchandise chain to introduce the biodegradable poly bags made from sweet potatoes. The Dayabumi Complex (Malay: Kompleks Dayabumi) is a major landmark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... Artists impression of the ÆON Jusco Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre in Klang, Malaysias largest Jusco store is set to open in December 2007 The ÆON Jusco Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre is a Malaysian shopping complex built on a 26-acre land with built-up of approximately 2. ... Look up December in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


JUSCO, the tradename of AEON Stores (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd. was established in Hong Kong in November 1987 with the first shop at Kornhill Plaza, Quarry Bay, and was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in February 1994. The largest JUSCO (also the largest single-building shopping center in Japan) opened in 2005 in Mito. Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Kornhill and Kornhill Gardens (康怡花園, 康山花園) are apartment buildings beneath Mount Parker, in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ... Nam Fung Sun Chuen, a private housing estate in Quarry Bay Quarry Bay (鰂魚涌; literally Crucian Carp Stream or River or 石礦灣 / 採石灣) is an area beneath Mount Parker in Eastern District on Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong. ... The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Traditional Chinese: , also 港交所; abbreviated as HKEX ; SEHK: 0388) is the stock exchange of Hong Kong. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Mito (水戸市; -shi) is the capital of Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan and has a central location, moderately offset towards the coast in that prefecture. ...


Several Jusco's have shut down in Bangkok, Thailand. One remaining store is operational there. This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Reference

  1. ^ AEON store list
  2. ^ December 2004 - AEON Magazine - Volume 13
  3. ^ AEON Co Ltd History
  4. ^ 21 February 2007 - AEON Malaysia Newsroom - AEON in talks to open 3 more stores

External links

  • ÆON Co., Ltd
  • Ruilui Jusco
  • ÆON Stores (Hong Kong) Co.
  • ÆON Jusco, Taiwan
  • JUSCO Homepage
  • Jusco Malaysia
  • ÆON Jusco, Qingdao, China

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