Company History

1983

March

The first TSUTAYA store, TSUTAYA SHOTEN Hirakata Station Square, opens.


1985

September

Founding of Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. (CCC).


1986

June

Business alliance with Nippon Shuppan Hanbai Inc.


1999

July

Internet-based "TSUTAYA online" services commence.


2000

April

CCC lists on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Mothers Market.


2002

October

Online delivery rental (TSUTAYA DISCAS) commences.


2003

March

Stock listing moves to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

 

October

The shared point service "T Point" commences.


2007

February

T members surpass 20 million (active and unique users)

 

October

Comprehensive website services (T-SITE for T Point and T Card) commence.


2008

June

The TSUTAYA Group's digital broadcasting business (TSUTAYA TV) goes into full-scale operation.

 

August

T members surpass 30 million (active and unique users).


2010

March

"T Point Donations" are born as a tool for doing social good using T Points.


2011

July

CCC buys back its stock in a management buyout (MBO)

 

and delists from the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

 

December

DAIKANYAMA T-SITE opens in Shibuya, Tokyo with the core of TSUTAYA BOOKS.


2012

May

T members surpass 40 million (active and unique users).

 

October

Tpoint Japan Co., Ltd. begins operating the T Point program as a newly founded company.


2013

April

The TAKEO CITY LIBRARY and Historical Museum opens in Takeo, Saga (run by the city).

 

July

T-MEDIA HOLDINGS Co., Ltd. is founded to strengthen online entertainment services.

 

December

HAKODATE TSUTAYA BOOKS opens in Hakodate, Hokkaido.


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