Founded. Started publishing knitting patterns. Founder: Tadanobu Seto.
Began creating a networking system among approximately 30,000 knitting classes existed in Japan at the time. Founded Japan Knitting Culture Association.
Launched at-home interactive learning for knitting.
Founded Japan Handicraft Instructors Association.
Opened Vogue Knitting School for Instructors (offered a two-year program to become professional instructors). Opened Vogue Academy which offered hobby classes.
Founded Japan Kimono Instructors’ Institute.
Started e-commerce business.
Established Extri section which later became its own company in 1993. Started selling an original line of yarn and entered apparel business.
Started educational business of pressed flower craft.
Nobuaki Seto became President of NIHON VOGUE Corp.
Adopted function-based structure consisting of divisions.
Adopted in-house company structure.
Consolidated Publishing Company, Handmade Town Company, and PR&Advertising Division into a new entity called Cross Media Company.
Changed the name of Educational Division’s Membership Company to “Handmade Creation Company” aimed to establish relationships among people through lifelong activities, cultural activities, and social activities.
Abolished in-house company structure and adopted service-based structure.
Service-based structure consisting of divisions aimed to promote independence for niche businesses.
Moved the main office from Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo to Nakano-ku.