About Us

1969 The present chairman Norio Nakamori established the company in Sumida-ku, Tokyo
1977 Increased the capital amount to JPY 24,000,000
1978 Set up the Osaka Business Office
1981 Established SOVES division which was for department stores
and specialty fashion retailers
1982 ・Relocated the head office to 1-6-4 Ryogoku
・Launched MELCOM80 into the company, and promoted office automation
・Established SANMARINO WEST Ltd. in Hiroshima
1985 Established HYBRID Ltd. (as SOVES division spun off)
1986 Merged Osaka Business Office into SANMARINO WEST Ltd.
1987 Completed the construction of HYBRID building
1988 ・Completed the construction of Chiba Logistics Center
・Increased the capital amount to JPY 49,800,000
1989 Established BETWEEN Ltd.
1992 Completed the construction of Fukuyama Logistics Center in Hiroshima
2000 The executive director Yoshio Ishihara of HYBRID Ltd.
promoted to the president of HYBRID
2003 Launched the new information system called "SMILEα"
2004 Started retail business via internet for consumers
2005 Opened the first retail shop in Jingumae, Shibuya
2008 Norio Nakamori became the chairman of the board
Hidenori Nakamori promoted to the president.
2009 Launched POS system into the shop
2010 The first shop was renovated and reopened as new shop "NAVAL"
2011 Launched the new information system called "SMILE ie"
2012 Opened new NAVAL shops in Diversity Tokyo Plaza and Lumine EST Shinjuku(Closed in 2018)
2014 ・Opened new NAVAL shop in LaLaport TOKYO-BAY(Closed in 2019)
・Started retail business of OUTDOOR PRODUCTS and opened five shops
・Took over the business of New's Shimokitazawa shop
2015 ・OUTDOOR PRODUCTS web shop was opened in ZOZOTOWN
・New's Shimokitazawa shop was renovated and reopened as the fourth NAVAL shop
・Opened NAVAL Lalaport Fujimi shop(Closed in 2017)
2016 ・Opened new NAVAL shop in Lumine Tachikawa(Closed in 2019)
・Opened new OUTDOOR PRODUCTS shop in Sevenpark Kashiwa
・Transferred OUTDOOR PRODUCTS retail business to a listed company of our customer
・Relocated the head office to the present company site
2017 ・Hikoyuki Omori promoted to the president of Hybrid Ltd.
・The NAVAL Shimokitazawa shop was renovated and reopened as new shop "Shimokita GARAGE by NAVAL"
・The NAVAL Harajuku shop was renovated and reopened as new shop “LIKUS by NAVAL”
2019 ・Celebrated 50th anniversary of the company 50th anniversary website
・Launched the new information system called "SMILE V"