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SATO RESTAURANT SYSTEMS GROUP

Description of Business

Our Business

197 "Washoku Sato" restaurants (Kansai 128/Chubu 34/Kanto 35)

  • One of Japan's largest chains of family restaurants for Japanese food
  • Many are located on main roads in the suburbs; some are in shopping centers
  • Serving Japanese meals, such as nabe (hot pot), rice bowl dishes, and noodles at reasonable prices

13 "Washoku Nabedokoro Sushihan" restaurants

  • Restaurant styles for urban areas focused on Osaka
  • Serving traditional Japanese cuisine at reasonable prices
  • Generating strong sales with strategies adapted to each location

Tendon Tenpura Honpo Santen (FF Business Conditons)

  • FF format original by our company
    Japanese style fast casual restaurant force on Tempura Bowl and Tempura Cuisine
  • Opens first branch in Osaka (August 2012)
  • Project:expand 300 branches in 10 years

Meotozenzai (Japanese Traditional cafe)

Founded in 1883, it maintains the culinary traditions of ordinary people in Osaka

Strategically dominant in the three metropolitan areas of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya

  • Sato gained a strong foothold in Kansai (Osaka), then advanced into new markets in Chubu (Nagoya) and Kanto (Tokyo)
  • Taking the lead in the Japanese restaurant chain business

Two-year Summary of Sales, Restaurants and Guests by Area

March 31, 2014

Fiscal year End March 31/2014 Sales (JPY Mil,) Share (%) Number of Guests (Unit; 1,000) Share (%) Number of Stores
Kansai 24,526 74.8 18,481 73.2 207
Kanto 4,278 13.1 3,314 13.1 35
Chubu 3,959 12.1 3,466 13.7 38
Total 32,763 - 25,262 - 280

Area sales (million yen)

March 31, 2013

Fiscal year End March 31/2013 Sales (JPY Mil,) Share (%) Number of Guests (Unit; 1,000) Share (%) Number of Stores
Kansai 18,317 71.1 14,844 70.2 148
Kanto 3,851 14.9 3,094 14.7 35
Chubu 3,615 14.0 3,200 15.1 33
Total 25,783 - 21,139 - 216

Area sales (million yen)

Converging from diverse businesses into a Japanese restaurant chain

  • Converging to a business where we can exploit our strengths
  • Entry barriers to Japanese food remain high (fewer competitors)
  • Sato currently has the largest number of restaurants in the Japanese restaurant business

Number of Restaurants