Established on January 1, 1869, the company's principal businesses are as follows: Import of books, journals, electronic content, online products etc. and sales of imported and Japanese products for university and educational markets and libraries in Japan; international sales of Japanese books and journals; in-store sales of books, journals, stationery and apparel; publishing; education-related business consulting services; library operations outsourcing services; consulting on installation of university facilities and libraries, design and engineering work; store facilities; property leasing. See "Corporate Data". Maruzen Yushodo Website. Retrieved 2016-07-26.