MOS BURGER MOS BURGER

Corporate History (1972-1989)

1972

March Trial store opens at Narimasu in Tokyo on March 12
June The first MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Narimasu, opens
July MOS FOOD SERVICES, INC. is established, and founder Satoshi Sakurada becomes representative director and president

1973

May The new hamburger "Teriyaki Burger", a major hit, is introduced
November The first MOS BURGER franchise store opens in Aratama, Nagoya City

1976

October The 50th MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Koza, opens in Okinawa

1977

December MOS SUPPLY, INC. (now MHS, INC.), a subsidiary engaged in food hygiene inspection, is established

1978

June MOS CREDIT, INC., a financing and insurance agency, is established

1979

January The 100th MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Shodoshima, opens in Kagawa

1980

September "MOS BURGER Kyoei-kai," a mutual support organization for franchise owners, is formed

1982

January "HDC (Hospitality, Deliciousness, Cleanliness), a campaign designed to improve service, is launched

1983

August The 200th MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Futenma, opens in Okinawa

1984

June The new hamburger "Teriyaki Chicken Burger" is introduced

1985

June The 300th MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Iizuka, opens in Fukuoka
November Trading of MOS FOOD SERVICES, INC. shares begins on the over-the-counter market

1986

March The first store with a drive-through, MOS BURGER Makiminato, opens in Okinawa
May The 400th MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Yamagata Sakurada, opens in Yamagata
June MOS becomes the first company in the food services industry to open stores in all 47 prefectures
December The 500th MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Utsunomiya Tsuruta, opens in Tochigi

1987

August The new product "MOS Hot Dog" is introduced
October The 600th MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Hiroshima Ujina, opens in Hiroshima
December The new hamburger "MOS Rice Burger" an innovative product is introduced

1988

March MOS FOOD SERVICES, INC. shares are listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
July The 700th MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Minami-Otsuka, opens in Tokyo
August MOS FOOD SERVICES, INC. begins capital participation in NAKAU, INC., a chain of "donburi" (rice bowl dish) and "udon" (Japanese noodle) stores
October MOS FOOD SERVICES, INC. enters into a capital participation arrangement in KOHBAI FOODS, INC., a manufacturer of frozen foods

1989

April The 800th MOS BURGER store, MOS BURGER Yokohama Miyamoto-cho, opens in Kanagawa
June The "MOS Kawaguchiko Village" training center is opened in Yamanashi
September The new hamburger "Pork Cutlet Burger" is introduced
December MOS FOOD SERVICES, INC. enters into a capital participation arrangement in TAMY FOODS, INC., a food wholesaling manufacturer