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

Employee Rating

2.7More
TypePrivate
HQLondon, GB
Size (employees)72 (est)-2%
Websitejapancentre.com
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 Revenue

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.
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Revenue (FY, 2015)

21.6m

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

20.7%

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

11.9m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

55.3%

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

115.5k
GBPFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

13.1m17.9m21.6m

Revenue growth, %

37%21%

Cost of goods sold

6.6m8.3m9.6m

Gross profit

6.5m9.6m11.9m
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

24.5k89.2k115.5k

Accounts Receivable

48.6k

Inventories

87.4k164.7k155.7k

Current Assets

160.4k288.9k338.3k
GBPY, 2017

Financial Leverage

-4.9 x
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Japan Centre Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • How many employees does Japan Centre Group have?

    Japan Centre Group has 72 employees.

  • What is Japan Centre Group revenue?

    Latest Japan Centre Group annual revenue is £21.6 m.

  • What is Japan Centre Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Japan Centre Group revenue per employee is £299.7 k.

  • Who are Japan Centre Group competitors?

    Competitors of Japan Centre Group include Zola Books, Jamalon and BNi Building News.

  • Where is Japan Centre Group headquarters?

    Japan Centre Group headquarters is located at 19 Shaftesbury Ave, London.

  • Where are Japan Centre Group offices?

    Japan Centre Group has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Japan Centre Group have?

    Japan Centre Group has 1 office.