Japan Centre began life in 1976 with a suitcase full of Japanese books and an idea to cater for the community of Japanese people living in London. A further desire to help bridge the gap between the contrasting cultures of Japan and the UK led to its first premises opening in 1980 as a bookshop and martial arts equipment store on London’s Brewer Street. Japan Centre has since grown to become one of the largest and most influential Japanese shops in London, adding a supermarket, bakery, deli, restaurant, homeware department and online service to its repertoire. Japan Centre has a diverse range of services for Japanese living in the UK & Europe, and for those simply interested in the exciting world of Japanese food and culture. • Food Hall • Books & Magazines • Homeware • Online Shopping • Bakery • Fish & Meat Counter • umai Delicatessen • Shoryu Ramen • Acton Wholesale • Recruitment Agency
London, GB
Size (employees)
76 (est)+5%
Japan Centre Group is headquartered in London, GB
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Japan Centre Group Office Locations

Japan Centre Group has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
19 Shaftesbury Ave
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Japan Centre Group Financials and Metrics

Japan Centre Group Financials

Japan Centre Group's revenue was reported to be £21.58 m in FY, 2015 which is a 20.7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

21.6 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

11.9 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

89.2 k
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


13.1 m17.9 m21.6 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6.6 m8.3 m9.6 m

Gross profit

6.5 m9.6 m11.9 m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016


24.5 k89.2 k

Accounts Receivable

48.6 k


87.4 k164.7 k

Current Assets

160.4 k288.9 k
GBPY, 2016

Financial Leverage

-1.6 x
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Japan Centre Group Online and Social Media Presence

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