Seikakudo Tokeiten is founded in Himeji City, Japan by Yoshio Tane, starting out as a retail store engaged in the sale and repair of clocks, precious metals and eyewear.
Seikakudo Tokeiten is renamed to Miki Optical Inc as the business shifts exclusively to eyewear retail.
The company’s first overseas subsidiary, Paris Miki S.A.R.L, is established in France. Its first international store opens at Avenue de l’Opera in Paris.
Paris-Miki Co., Ltd. is established in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, to focus on opening stores in eastern Japan. Concurrently, Paris Miki opens its first store in Singapore.
World Optical College, Paris Miki’s own Optical School, is established to train Paris Miki’s opticians in giving unparalleled, world-class eye care
Paris Miki opens its first store in China, located on Jinling East Road in Shanghai.
Paris Miki introduces its Mikissimes Design System to its stores in Japan. This system custom-designs eyewear for each customer through computer graphics that incorporate artificial intelligence. It finds the best frame shape adapted to one’s morphology, taking into account face shape, style, and taste.
Paris Miki is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Kimpo-do, renowned retailer of prescription glasses and high-fashion eyewear, joins Miki Holdings Co., Ltd. Founded in 1887 in Nihombashi, Tokyo, Kimpo-do’s business underwent various changes following the war in 1953, which ultimately led to it being floated as a public company.
Paris Miki takes over the production facilities of well-known optical manufacturer Fukui Koki Co., Ltd., creating an eyewear manufacturing business under a new subsidiary, Create Three Co., Ltd. Create Three fuses artisan craftsmanship and design technology, using 3D product designs and direct carving.
Paris Miki celebrates 40 years of operations in Singapore.