Where are the 14 Ito-Yokado stores that are set to close? List of store closures

By momoka

We have seen the news that Ito-Yokado has decided to close 14 stores, but no matter how much research you do, you probably have no idea where those 14 stores are, right?

In this article, we will introduce a list of Ito-Yokado's recent store closures.

History of Ito-Yokado Store Closures

Ito-Yokado stores in Hokkaido have been closing at an accelerated pace: the Ebetsu Store (Ebetsu City) on January 21, 2007, the Chitose Store (Chitose City) on February 28, 2009, the Tomakomai Store (Tomakomai City) on January 11, 2010, the Shinkawa Store (Kita Ward, Sapporo City) on September 16, 2013, and the Kushiro Store (Kushiro City), Eniwa Store (Eniwa City) on September 29 of the same year, Asahikawa Store (Asahikawa City) on May 9, 2021, and Hakodate Store (Hakodate City) on July 3, 2022.

 Currently, six stores are in operation: the Kitami Store (Kitami City), Obihiro Store (Obihiro City), Ario Sapporo Store (Higashi-ku, Sapporo), Tonden Store (Kita-ku, Sapporo), Fukuzumi Store (Toyohira-ku, Sapporo), Kotoni Store (Nishi-ku, Kotoni), and if the Susukino Store (Chuo-ku, Tokyo), which will open this fall in a building under construction, is included in the total, there will be seven stores. The total number of stores is seven.

Stores likely to be closed by Ito-Yokado

No supermarket will publicly announce information about its closure (store closure).

What is easy to understand is that stores that announce their closing sale in flyers or online supermarkets will close.

For several years, Ito-Yokado has been in the news for announcing the closure of unprofitable stores.

The new details are said to be "to concentrate on the Tokyo metropolitan area," but there are some stores in the Tokyo metropolitan area that have been closed in the past few years.

6 stores in Hokkaido

  • Tonden Store
  • Ario Sapporo Store
  • Fukuzumi Store
  • Kotoni store
  • Obihiro Store
  • Kitami Store

Aomori 4 stores

  • Aomori Store
  • Hirosaki store
  • Yato Numadate
  • Goshogawara store

Iwate 1 store

  • Hanamaki store

Miyagi 2 stores

  • Ario Sendai Izumi store
  • Ishinomaki Akebono

Fukushima 2 stores

  • Fukushima
  • Koriyama store

Niigata 1 store

  • Marudai Niigata Store

Nagano 2 stores

  • Minami-Matsumoto Store
  • Ario Ueda

Gifu 2 stores

  • Yanaizu store

2 stores in Shizuoka Prefecture

  • Shizuoka store
  • Mishima store

Aichi Prefecture 4 stores

  • Anjo Store
  • Chita Store
  • Owari-Asahi
  • Akaike (Prime Tree)

4 stores in Osaka

  • Abeno Store
  • Tsukuno store
  • Ario Otori
  • Ario Yao

Hyogo 3 stores

  • Akashi Store
  • Kakogawa
  • Koshien store

Based on the concentration in the Tokyo metropolitan area and the regional cities, the number of stores mentioned earlier adds up to a total of 33 stores.