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Company AVRIL Co.Ltd.
Head office 20-1 Ichijojitakatsuki-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 604-8381 JAPAN
TEL. +81.(0)75.724.3550 FAX. +81.(0)75.724.3551
URL. http://www.avril-kyoto.com/
Branches [ AVRIL pépin Kyoto Ichijoji ]
20-1 Ichijojitakatsuki-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto city, KYOTO 606-8185
[ AVRIL Kichijoji shop ]
2-34-10 Kichijoji Hon-cho, Musashino-shi, TOKYO 180-0004
[ AVRIL Umeda shop ]
1-13-13 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, OSAKA 530-8224
Umeda Hanshin Dept.store 7F
Establishement 1st-April-1992 President Jiro Fukui
Capital 10 million JPY Main products Handicraft yarn, Handicraft tool and material
Employees 38
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History

Jan 1992 Masami Fukui started the wholesale business of knitting yarn in Kyoto.
Apr-1992 Avril was established by Masami Fukui and Setsuko Torii who is the knitwear designer.
Mar-1994 Moved to Kitayama St as the office and the retail shop
Sep-1996 Moved as the shop which mainly sells handicraft yarns and knitwears.
Sep-1998 Opened the yarn shop AVRIL in Osaka, Daimaru shinsaibashi Dept.
Sep-1999 Opened the yarn shop AVRIL in Kyoto, Fujii Daimaru.
Sep-2000 Opened the yarn shop AVRIL in Kanagawa.
Apr-2001 Moved the head office to Kyoto Kitaku Kamigamo and started mail-order service.
Sep-2001 Came out original rigid heddle loom.
Nov-2003 Moved the shop in Kanagawa to Kichijoji in Tokyo, and opened the new shop,Kichijyoji shop.
Oct-2004 Published the book of the collection of works made by the rigid heddle loom ' where does the present arrive' by Masami Fukui.
May-2005 Published the book of finger garter knitting devised by Masami Fukui 'kawaii ito ni deattara'.
Oct-2005 Published the book of the collection of works made by the rigid heddle loom 'the presents from sheeps' from Maria book company.
Sep-2006 Published the book of the collection of knitwears by Setsuko Torii 'SETSUKO TORII HAND-KNIT WORKS' from Maria book company.
Mar-2007 Published the second book of finger garter knitting 'kawaii ito de amimono'.
Apr-2007 Moved the shop in Kyoto Fujii Daimaru to SACRA building and started Sanjo shop.
Sep-2007 Started the series of books for enjoying AVRIL yarns 'Playing with Avril's Yarns'.
Mar-2009 Published the book of techniques and materials of hand weaving 'enjoy weaving such as life' by Masami Fukui from Maria book company.
Jun-2009 Started the publishing business (by getting a ISBN).
Feb-2010 Started to retail products in Tokyu hands Nagoya shop.
Mar-2010 Moved the sanjo shop in 2nd floor to 3rd floor of SACRA building.
Apr-2010 Moved the Kichijoji shop to the house at Nakamichi St.
Apr-2011 Established AVRIL design room at Sanjo in Kyoto.
Feb-2012 Closed Shinsaibashi shop in Osaka, Daimaru shinsaibashi Dept.
Mar-2012 Opend the yarn shop AVRIL in Hyogo, Hankyu Nishinomiya shop.
Jun-2012 Moved AVRIL design room to Sanjo shop.
Sep-2012 Moved the head office to Nishinokyo Shokushi-cho Nakagyo-ku.
Oct-2012 The brand "SETSUKO TORII" became independent as SETSUKO TORII KNIT WORKS at Gojo-Karasuma.
Spt-2014 Closed Hankyu nishinomiya shop in Hyogo, opend the yarn shop AVRIL in Osaka, Umeda shop in Umeda Hanshin Dept. store.
Mar-2016 Closed Sanjo shop in Kyoto.
Apr-2016 Opend the yarn shop AVRIL in Kyoto, AVRIL pépin Kyoto Ichijoji.
Moved the head office to Ichijoji Sakyo-ku.