Hearst Fujingaho Co., Ltd. is a diversified media enterprise with DNA from Japan as well as France and the United States.
The company publishes Fujingaho (Women’s Illustrated News), now over a hundred years old, as well as the women’s magazines Elle Japon and 25ans, the men’s magazine Men’s Club, and a wide variety of lifestyle magazines centering on interior decoration, food, weddings, and so forth. These are accompanied by a number of web magazines, including Elle Online, and e-commerce sites such as Elle Shop.
Drawing on the extensive editorial experience it has acquired over the years, the company is also active in the arenas of book publishing and industry publications. In 2011 the company came under the umbrella of the multinational Hearst Corporation, one of the world’s largest media groups.