FAN JAPAN,inc., (“FAN JAPAN”, Head office: 1 -4 -1, Kudankita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan), an investee of Inspire Investment Corporation (“INSI”), opened FAN JAPAN SHOP for a limited time at JONETZ by DON DON DONKI Tropicana Gardens Mall, which opened as the second DONKI store in Malaysia on 10 December 2021.
JONETZ by DON DON DONKI opened its first store in Malaysia in April 2021. With the theme of offering Japanese brands and specialty goods, they increase in popularity driving development of stores throughout Southeast Asia.
FAN JAPAN SHOP is on the 1st floor of JONETZ by DON DON DONKI Tropicana Gardens Mall, located on the main thoroughfare where customers always pass. Its space is about 198 ｍ2 offering flexibility for sales and promotions. Currently the shop mainly sells specialty products of Hokkaido, Hyogo and Hiroshima prefectures. Going forward, the shop will continue to provide opportunities to develop overseas sales channels enabling test marketing of Japanese regional specialties in alliance with local governments and regional development agencies, and to promote brand marketing in local markets hand-in-hand with a variety of companies.
FAN JAPAN is a start-up company with the slogan of “From Japan to the World. And, From the World to Japan”, providing a value chain platform that encourages Japanese companies to make a full-scale entry into the Southeast Asian market starting from Malaysia. Established in 2012, the company set up a subsidiary in Malaysia, providing 1) trade agency services, 2) local test marketing, 3) consultation, 4) market development support and 5) local store operation for various Japanese companies who consider expanding overseas development. In addition, FAN JAPAN has been developing the local production of halal confectionery in Malaysia since 2020. Taking advantage of increased country and regional budgets to promote the overseas exportation of Japanese products, the company provides comprehensive support for various regional small-medium enterprises pioneering into Southeast Asia.
Company name: FAN JAPAN, Inc.
Head office: 1-4-1, Kudankita, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
CEO: Takahiro Gokita Establishment: July 2014
Inspire Investment Corporation